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Zinedine Zidane


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Full name Zinedine Yazid Zidane

Date of birth 23 June 1972 (1972-06-23) (age 35)

Place of birth Marseille, France

Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)

Playing position Attacking midfielder (retired)

1988-1992 AS Cannes

1992-1996 Girondins Bordeaux

1996-2001 Juventus

2001-2006 Real Madrid

National team - France


Zidane met his wife, Spanish dancer Veronique Fernández, while playing for Cannes in the 1991-92 season. Their sons, Enzo Fernández and Luca Zinedine Zidane, are part of Real Madrid Infantil B and the Benjamín B team, respectively.



Girondins de Bordeaux


Runners Up: 1995-1996

UEFA Intertoto Cup: 1995

Juventus F.C.

Serie A: 1996-1997, 1997-1998

European Super Cup: 1996

International Cup: 1996

Italian Super Cup: 1997

UEFA Champions League

Runners Up: 1996-1997, 1997-1998

Real Madrid

La Liga: 2002-2003

UEFA Champions League: 2001/2002

International Cup: 2002

European Super Cup: 2002

Spanish Super Cup: 2001, 2003



FIFA World Cup: 1998

Runner Up: 2006

European Championship: 2000


UEFA Club Football Awards, Best Midfielder: 1997/1998

World Soccer Player of the Year: 1998

FIFA World Player of the Year: 1998, 2000, 2003

FIFA Silver World Player of the Year: 2006

FIFA Bronze World Player of the Year: 1997, 2002

European Footballer of the Year (Ballon d'Or): 1998

UEFA Champions League Most Valuable Player: 2001/2002

UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll (Best European player of the past 50 years): 2004

FIFA World Cup Golden Ball Award: 2006

FIFPro World XI Team: 2005, 2006

Onze d'Or: 1998, 2000, 2001

UEFA European Championship Player of the Tournament: 2000

FIFA All-Star Team: 1998, 2006

UEFA BEST XI: 2001, 2002, 2003

Chevalier (Knight) of the Légion d'honneur: since 1998

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