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Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 10 – Zinedine Zidane The Man For France, Mystery Surrounds Ronaldo

No.10: Zinedine Zidane The Man For France, Mystery Surrounds Ronaldo (France, 1998) As a soccer player, can anything possibly top winning a World Cup in front of your supporters? Having dealt with the pressure, the expectation and the hyperbole that grips a host nation, to actually sample glory at the end must be an enormously satisfying and incomparably proud feeling. Teams have...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 22 – Zidane Loses His Head

No. 23: Zidane Loses His Head, (Germany, 2006) Soccer is a game that can render you speechless. In awe at what you’ve just seen, dumfounded by what has happened out on the pitch. World Cup final’s are occasions that regularly give rise to a bout of speechlessness. Typically due to the sheer drama they concoct, the outpouring of emotion we see from teams who have won the trophy...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Zinedine Zidane Still Makes Defenders Look FOOLISH

As if he wasn’t mean enough to defenders when he actually played, Zinedine Zidane still hangs around Real Madrid training sessions to make budding defenders look like new-born pups. Just check out how the midfield maestro hasn’t even lost a step as he easily scores over the dumbfounded defender: Class is in session, kiddos. Sit down, shut up, and prepared to get schooled by...
Via Standing O Sports
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane Scores the Goal of the Week in Old Head Charity Match

Retired footballing legends Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo teamed up for a charity match Wednesday night in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The aim of the match was to fight poverty, but the highlight might have come when a 40-year-old Zizou showed he’s still got the touch. We posted this video as our goal of the week because of the entire play, brilliant touch, great volley. You should read...
Via Unathletic
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Ronaldo and Zidane to play charity match in Brazil

The annual United Nations charity match featuring former World Cup winners Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane will be played in Brazil. The 2013 ''Match Against Poverty'' will take place in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Dec. 19 at Gremio's new arena. Neymar, Romario, Bebeto, Deco, Christian Vieri and Christian Karembeu are among other players to have...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane Headbutt Statue Unveiled at Paris Art Museum (Photo)

Zinedine Zidane sure went out with a bang. The French soccer legend's last act as a professional soccer player was headbutting Marco Materazzi in front of a worldwide audience. That unforgettable moment has been immortalized in the form of a bronze statue, which was unveiled at Paris' Centre Pompidou modern art museum, the Associated Press reports. The five-meter-high (nearly...
Via NESN.com
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Paris museum erects statue of head-butting Zidane

The historic head-butt that marked the end of France great Zinedine Zidane's international soccer career is immortalized in bronze. A 5-meter statue portraying Zidane aiming his shaven head at Italian opponent Marco Materazzi's torso has been erected in front of Paris' Centre Pompidou modern art museum. Zidane played for Real Madrid and other professional teams and...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Paris hosts Zidane head-butt statue

The historic head-butt that marked the end of France great Zinedine Zidane's international football career is now more than just a memory. A 5-meter-high bronze statue portraying Zidane aiming his shaven head at Italian opponent Marco Materazzi's torso has been erected in front of Paris' Centre Pompidou modern art museum. Zidane lit up the field playing for Real Madrid...
Via Fox Soccer
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Paris hosts statue of head-butting Zidane

The historic head-butt that marked the end of France great Zinedine Zidane's international football career is now more than just a memory. A 5-meter-high bronze statue portraying Zidane aiming his shaven head at Italian opponent Marco Materazzi's torso has been erected in front of Paris' Centre Pompidou modern art museum. Zidane lit up the field playing for Real Madrid...
Via AP on Fox
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane to Begin Coaching Career, But Triumphant Homecoming May be Down the Road

Zinedine Zidane may be retired, but that doesn't mean you'll catch him playing "Bingo" down in Key West, Fla. The legendary Frenchman will take on a coaching role within Real Madrid's youth academy this season, though he may have his eyes on an even bigger prize, according to FIFA.com. Zidane, 40, has kept himself busy since his retirement in 2006. Having joined...
Via NESN.com
August 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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