Anthony Elanga is enjoying a breakthrough season at senior level - at Manchester United, no less and Dejan Kulusevski is proving to be a revelation at Tottenham.
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia scored twice in the second half to give Georgia its second win in Group B and leave Sweden two points ahead of Spain, which can take over first place when it plays Greece later.
Sweden moved two points clear of Spain in Group B with two games remaining for each team next month.
Ibrahimovic retired as Sweden's all-time top scorer, with 62 goals in 116 games. He still knows his way to the net at the club level.
Sweden take on Switzerland on Tuesday in St Petersburg before England clash with Colombia in Moscow.
Sweden scored three times in the second half to deservedly beat a ragged Mexico 3-0 in Yekaterinburg.
The 33-year-old is set to earn his 74th cap for Sweden in his next game.
Andreas Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea in FIFA World Cup Group F game
The game was decided when Viktor Claesson went down from a challenge by Kim Min-woo with referee Joel Aguilar pointing to the spot after checking the footage.
Granqvist replaced Ibrahimovic as captain, and won the Swedish footballer of the year award in 2017, the first time anyone other than his predecessor won the award since 2006.
Ibrahimovic said that Russia will be an amazing host country for the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, starting June 14.
Janne Andersson is hoping the best achievement of his footballing career is still ahead of him as he prepares to take Sweden to the World Cup in Russia.
Emil Forsberg carries Swedish hopes into the 2018 World Cup following his exceptional season with Bundesliga side RB Leipzig.