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David Beckham wishes Zinedine Zidane Happy Birthday via Instagram

Zinedine Zidane turned 43 years old today. Zizou is often considered, and rightly so, one of the greatest players to ever grace the pitch. In his career as a player, he won nearly every soccer accolade imaginable, and his passion for the game not only won him the admiration of soccer fans worldwide, but also won him the respect and friendship of his teammates; David Beckham being...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Zidane says he would have accepted Real Madrid boss role

Zinedine Zidane says he would have accepted the chance to replace Carlo Ancelotti as Real Madrid coach had he been offered the job. Zidane, who was one of Ancelotti's assistants as well as coaching Real Madrid's reserve side Castilla last season, was among the candidates touted for the top job when reports emerged towards the end of last season that the Spanish giants would be making...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane: Chelsea and Manchester United target is "extraordinary"

Real Madrid Castilla coach Zinedine Zidane says Chelsea and Manchester United target Paul Pogba is a fantastic and an extraordinary player. The Frenchman was one of Massimiliano Allegri's key players in midfield last season, helping Juventus to yet another Serie A title and to the Champions League final. Available for £57m according to reports, the […]
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Zidane reveals Real Madrid want to sign 'extraordinary' Pogba

Real Madrid have confirmed their interest in Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. Manchester City, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona are all believed to keeping tabs on the 22-year-old Frenchman although no formal offers have been made for Pogba yet. Juventus have said they will only consider extraordinary offers for the former Man Utd midfielder after his agent, Mino Raiola...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Club fail to reach agreement: Man Utd player unlikely to seal Real Madrid move

Club fail to reach agreement: Man Utd player unlikely to seal Real Madrid move - originally posted on Soccerlens.com La Liga giants Real Madrid are unlikely to complete the signing of Manchester United defender Guillermo Varela on a permanent basis. According to reports in Italy, Udinese are interested in signing the highly rated Uruguayan defender.  Varela joined Manchester United...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2006 World Cup in Germany: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy

The 2006 World Cup in Germany: Build Up, Tournament & Legacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com The award of the 2006 World Cup was made in July 2000 and the nations bidding to host the tournament were; Germany, South Africa, England and Morocco, Brazil having withdrawn their bid. After three rounds of voting Germany was awarded the finals, ahead of South Africa. That left...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal rebuilding for the 2015/2016 season?

Arsenal F.C. did very well this season coming in the 3rd position of the Premier League. This reserves them a spot in the Champion’s League next season. It should be noted that Arsenal F.C has been coming in the 3rd and 4th positions in the last few seasons. Arsenal F.C. fans are happy with this consistency from Arsene Wenger and the players. Also, they brought back the F.A. Cup...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The greatest teams: Greece’s triumph at Euro 2004

Throughout the history of soccer, there have been many shocks. Despite this, no underdog side has ever pulled off such an upset at an international tournament. Greece pulled off the impossible in 2004, winning a competition in which they were completely unfancied, with all odds up against them. Over a decade later, they are still well-remembered. Many people undervalue Greece winning...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho values Eden Hazard at £200 million

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho values Eden Hazard at B£200million and says if Real Madrid wanted the Belgium playmaker, he would be among the first to know. Real coach Zinedine Zidane this week spoke of his admiration for Hazard, who is favorite to be crowned PFA Player of the Year on Sunday night after a sparkling season for Chelsea. Zidane is 24-year-old Hazard’s idol and the comments...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mourinho issues warning to Real Madrid, Eden Hazard will cost $300m

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho values Eden Hazard at $300m and says if Real Madrid wanted the Belgium playmaker, he would be among the first to know. Real coach Zinedine Zidane spoke this week of his admiration for Hazard, who is favorite to be crowned PFA Player of the Year on Sunday night after a magnificent season for Chelsea. Zidane is 24-year-old Hazard's idol and the comments were...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Zidane: Manchester United’s €153m target not for sale

Zidane: Manchester United’s €153m target not for sale - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid legend and Castilla manager Zinedine Zidane has insisted that Gareth Bale will not be sold to Manchester United or any other club in the summer. Bale joined Madrid for a world record transfer fee from Tottenham in 2013, but the Welshman has been repeatedly linked with a move...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Who will be Real Madrid’s next Galactico – Sterling or De Gea?

Who will be Real Madrid’s next Galactico – Sterling or De Gea? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane has revealed that the European Champions are monitoring the situation of Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling, who is stalling on signing a new contract.  The past few weeks have been tormenting for Liverpool. Both on and off the pitch. Back to...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid monitoring Liverpool star Sterling, according to Zidane

Real Madrid are monitoring Raheem Sterling's situation at Liverpool, according to Zinedine Zidane. Zidane, who is in charge of the European champions' B team, says they are watching the England international who is stalling on signing a new contract at Anfield. "We know who Raheem Sterling is, and of course we are monitoring him as a player," Zidane said.. "There are very few players...
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April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane: Real Madrid ‘Monitoring’ Raheem Sterling’s Progress At LFC

Zinedine Zidane is preparing Real Madrid’s opening move for Raheem Sterling. Zidane said Monday Real Madrid is monitoring Sterling’s progress with Liverpool with an eye toward a potential transfer, the Mail, the Mirror and the Guardian reported Monday. Zidane, coach of Real Madrid’s reserve team, said the Spanish club rates Sterling as one of the...
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April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if offered the job

Zinedine Zidane says he would coach Real Madrid if he was offered the job. However, the former France international went on to say the club already has a manager in charge who is doing a good job. In recent weeks, Zidane has been tipped to replace Carlo Ancelotti at the end of the season. The Frenchman is currently in charge of Real Madrid Castilla and has directed the team to...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

World Cup winner Zidane wants to coach France national team

Zinedine Zidane has signalled his ambition to manage the France national team in the future. Zidane, who won World Cup and European Championship winners' medals with France during his playing days, is currently coaching Real Madrid's reserve side Castilla. There has been strong speculation in Spain that Madrid are grooming him to succeed current boss Carlo Ancelotti, whose long-term...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane praises Bayern Munich during 3-day visit

Former World Cup winner and current Real Madrid Castilla head coach Zinedine Zidane has taken time during the international break to visit Bayern Munich and has praised the organization and family atmosphere at the German club. The legendary player was among seven French coaches who took part in a three-day visit to the Bundesliga giant. The coaches met chief executive Karl-Heinz...
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Odegaard preparing for Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia

Martin Odegaard is training with the Norway national team ahead of this weekend’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia. Despite not featuring for Real Madrid since his signing in January, Odegaard is expected to feature for Norway in Zagreb on Saturday. The 16-year-old prodigy already has three caps after making his international debut for Norway in August 2014. National team...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane could succeed Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane is being lined up to be Carlo Ancelotti’s successor at Real Madrid, according to Sky Sports Spanish soccer expert Graham Hunter. Ancelotti has been under criticism for the past several months for failing to rotate his squad and being unable to find a solution to his team’s attacking problems. Although Madrid embarked on a record-breaking 22-match winning...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kaka: The MLS’s latest superstar

Ahead of his Orlando City debut this Saturday we look back at the glittering career of the MLS’s latest superstar. Before the title of “World player of the year” was reserved exclusively for Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi it belonged to Kaka. In 2007 it was the Brazilian who took home the Ballon D’or with his Argentinian and Portuguese colleagues having to settle for...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Real Madrid add teenager Martin Odegaard to their Champions League squad

Real Madrid have officially included teenager Martin Odegaard to their Champions League squad for the knockout stages, which are set to resume later this month. Odegaard made his official debut for the club’s B team, Real Madrid Castilla, yesterday; assisting two goals during their friendly against Chinese side Beijing Guoan. He wore the number 10 shirt and played 63 minutes...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Odegaard likely to debut for Real Madrid Castilla on February 1st

Norway international Martin Odegaard will not be making his debut for Real Madrid Castilla this weekend. Coach Zinedine Zidane has not named the 16-year-old prodigy in his squad for the local derby against Fuenlabrada at the Estadio Alfredo di Stefano. Officials at the Spanish club feel it is too soon for the new-signee to play with the reserves and have pointed towards Castilla’s...
Via World Soccer Talk
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Fort Lauderdale Strikers Unveil Brazilian Ronaldo as Part-Owner

NASL team Fort Lauderdale Strikers presented Brazilian World Cup star Ronaldo to the media in South Florida today as part-owner of the club after his affiliation with the club was originally announced in December. During the press conference, Ronaldo announced that Nike will be the club’s first sponsor under his part-ownership, a brand that was Ronaldo’s first sponsor when he...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Massimiliano Allegri on Paul Pogba's goal and the comparison with Zidendine Zidane

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says midfielder Paul Pogba has enough quality to become a great of the game. The 21-year-old scored a phenomenal goal to put Juventus in front against Napoli on Sunday night and Allegri says he can make history at the club just like Michel Platini and Zinedine Zidane. "I hope [Paul] Pogba […]
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Soccer Strongman Adebayo Akinfenwa Thrills With Goal, Turn Vs. LFC (GIFs)

Wimbledon’s Adebayo Akinfenwa made the most of his chance to play against the team he has supported all his life in front of a global audience. Akinfenwa scored Wimbledon’s only goal in its 2-1 loss against Liverpool on Monday at Kingsmeadow in the third round of the FA Cup. Akinfenwa is widely recognized as the strongest player in the soccer world, and the goal wasn’t his...
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January 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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