Zlatan Ibrahimovic became the third active footballer to reach the 500-goal milestone for club and country, joining Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ibrahimovic, Sweden's all-time top scorer with 62 goals, is now playing Beckham's old side LA Galaxy.
Sweden face England on Saturday for a place in the World Cup semi-finals with Emil Forsberg having succeeded Zlatan Ibrahimovic as their talisman -- just don't tell him that.
South Korea are Ranked 57th in latest FIFA rankings.
Enigmatic Swede Zlatan Ibrahimovic retired from his national side in 2016 with 116 caps to his name.
Sweden beat Italy in the World Cup play-offs last November, sparking speculation that striker Ibrahimovic would come out of international retirement.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed the Swedish star's move to Major League Soccer.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in 46 appearances during a stunning first season in England to help United win the Community Shield, League Cup and Europa League last season.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic might not be the only high-profile departure from Manchester United this summer.
Sweden qualified in Ibrahimovic's absence with a famous 1-0 victory over four-time world champions Italy in a two-legged playoff last November.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's introduction as a second-half substitute proved crucial as Manchester United finally discovered a way to beat newly-promoted Brighton and Hove Albion.
The Manchester United manager has stubbornly refused to put a timeline on the absences of long-term injury victims Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba, who suffered a hamstring tear in mid-September.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has rejoined Manchester United on a one-year contract after the Swedish star's spell with the Premier League side was curtailed by a serious knee injury last season.
Marcus Rashford's stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo.
The scrappy, sapping victory means Jose Mourinho's Manchester United remain on course to claim the only major trophy missing from the club's collection.
While Manchester United defeated Sunderland 3-0, Everton moved past Leicester City 4-2 in the Premier League on Sunday.
Jose Mourinho made the strong statement following injuries to key central defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones on England duty.