Mostbet: The current head coach of Real Madrid. Zidane played as an attacking midfielder for the French national team. For clubs Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid.
Known for his elegance on the field, vision, ball control and technique. Zidane was voted ‘Best Footballer of the Fiftieth Anniversary in Europe’. Zinedine is rightly considered one of the greatest players in the history of soccer.
Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nicknamed Zizou, was born June 23 1972 in La Castellane. In the suburbs of Marseille, in the south of France. His parents emigrated to Paris from Algeria in 1953 before the Algerian war. His father worked as a storekeeper and night watchman in a department store. While his mother was a housewife.
Zidane began playing soccer from the age of five. Along with children from the Marseille neighborhood. Where there were many Algerians and Moroccans. The boy was also interested in judo, skateboarding and bicycles. In July 2011, Zinédine said. That as a child he idolized Blaž Slišković, Enzo Francescoli and Jean-Pierre Papin.
At the age of 10, Zidane received his first soccer license. He started playing for the junior team of the local club from La Castellane, ‘Saint-Henri’. Year and a half later. The Frenchman moved to ‘Sete-les-Vallons’ where he was selected to attend. A three-day training camp at the Regional Sports and Physical Education Center in Aix-en-Provence.
Zinedine drew the attention of Jean Varraud. Who was looking for new talented footballers for ‘Cannes’. At fourteen years old Zidane moved to Cannes where his technique. Physical strength won him recognition in coaching circles. In the 1991-1992 season the club ‘Cannes’. Went into his second season. This time the young Frenchman was already considered a player in the main squad.
At the age of 19 the talented. Midfielder was persuaded to move to Bordeaux. His friends Bixente Lizarazu and Christophe Dugarry helped him adapt to the new club. In time, Zidane fell in love with Juventus Italy where he ended up in 1996. He won Italy’s title twice with Juventus and also the Italian Supercup.
Real Madrid paid 75 million euros to bring Zidane on board in the summer of 2001. Since the adaptation of the player was difficult. Vicente del Bosque had ‘felt’ the new scheme of Real Madrid by November 2001. Finally finding his ideal position in the squad. Zinedine started to show. His worth in the winter of 2002.
Zidane has been named FIFA Player of the Year three times, in 1998, 2000 and 2003. He won the FIFA Ballon d’Or as Europe’s best footballer in 1998. Zinedine also won the Ballon d’Or as the best footballer at the World Cup in 2006.
The footballer announced that he would leave the big sport immediately. After his performance, at the 2006 World Cup. The French team. For which Zidane played, reached the final of the competition. The decisive match was played on 9 June 2006 in Berlin, where France lost to Italy.
In his farewell match, Zinedine was specially noted in the 110th minute. When he got a red card for hitting Marco Materazzi (Marco Materazzi) in the chest with his head. Materazzi subsequently said that the Frenchman. Asked Marco four times during the match if he wanted to try on his shirt. Allegedly, on the fourth time the Italian could not stand it and said he would rather ‘try on’ Zidane’s sister. This provoked a conflict.