Zinedine Yazid Zidane nicknamed “Zizou”, is a retired French footballer and current manager of Real Madrid. He played as an attacking midfielder for the France national team, Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid.
An elite playmaker, renowned for his elegance, vision, ball control and technique, Zidane was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll in 2004. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.
ince joining Real Madrid in the summer of 2001, Zinedine Zidane has left his mark on the club’s history. Both as a player and a coach. As coach he has won three titles: European Cup, European Cup, European Super Cup and Club World Cup. His talent as an elite coach has not stopped him from breaking records, bettering the statistics of historic Whites’ coaches.
His record in his first 70 games at the helm of Real Madrid is the best ever, in the 115-year history of the club: 51 games won, 14 draws, 5 defeats, 194 goals scored and 71 conceded.