Zinedine Zidane is a legendary French football coach and former player. He is widely regarded as one of the finest managers in football history,
Zidane began his playing career at Cannes in 1984. He joined Real Madrid in January of 1993 and helped the team win the league championship in his first season.
In the following season, he helped Madrid win the European Cup, and he was named the European Footballer of the Year.
Zinedine Zidane is a French football manager and former player. He is the manager of Real Madrid and was the head coach of the France national football team from 2001 to 2006.
Zidane was a midfielder and played for Juventus, Real Madrid and France, where he was captain.
He won the Champions League with Real Madrid in 2002 and the World Cup with France in 1998.
He retired from playing in 2006 and became Real Madrid's manager. Zidane led the club to its eleventh European Cup and its tenth La Liga championship. He was named the FIFA World Coach of the Year in 2006.
Zidane is a citizen of both France and Algeria. It was rumored that Algerian coach Abdelhamid Kermali denied Zidane a place in the squad because he thought the young midfielder was too slow.
Zidane received praise for his performances throughout the tournament. Zidane received the Golden Ball as the tournament's player the day after the final.
Zidane retired after the 2006 World Cup at the age of 34, which is a good age.