Zainuddin Zidan was born on June 23, 1972 in Marseille, France. Zidan is popular and famous as “Zizou”. Zidan is a former French footballer of Algerian origin. His position in the game of football is the attacking midfielder. Zidan Starting his career as a soccer player at the AS Cannes club, he then played at the Bordeaux Club, Juventus and finally joined the Real Madrid club. Zidan finally retired from the football club in 2006 and also retired from the French national team after the 2006 World Cup. Zidan also had a record as the most expensive player in the world when his director was transferred from Juventus to Real Madrid in the 2001-2002 season, with worth 46 million pounds before being broken by other Real Madrid players, such as: Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo.
As a world-class soccer player, Zidane has won many achievements and awards, such as: two Serie A titles with Juventus, one Champions League title and one La Liga title with Real Madrid. Zidane also managed to take the French Country to become the World Cup world champion in 1998 and European Cup champion in 2000. Together with Ronaldo (his best friend), Zidane became a soccer player who was able to win the FIFA World Player of the Year award up to three times. Zidane also won the Ballon d’Or in 1998.
Zidane’s children are now following in his father’s footsteps as a soccer player. The four sons now play for the Real Madrid Academy. Enzo (March 24, 1995), Theo (18 Mai 2002) and Elyaz (December 26, 2005) took up positions as midfielders. Whereas Luca (13 Mai 1998) served as a goalkeeper.
In a press conference on January 4, 2016, conducted by Florentino Pérez, Zidane was asked to become a Real Madrid coach replacing Rafael Benítez.
Zidane brought Real Madrid to the trophy for eleven Champions League or also called “La Undécima” on May 29, 2016.
After exploring the world of football for a long time as the best player, Zidane finally decided to become a coach and manager of football. Zidane is undoubtedly great in being a great soccer player of his time. Zidane has won many awards as the best soccer player. Zidane’s career as a football manager will be proven when he was elected as Real Madrid manager, replacing Rafa Benitez who was sacked in January 2016. Zidane’s ability as manager of football will be proven when the former greatest soccer player is able to lift Real Madrid’s performance in the season 2016 left behind from Barcelona.