Zidane's experiment with Real Madrid nearly backfired against Osasuna

When Real Madrid traveled to bottom-dwelling Osasuna on Saturday, nobody would have expected much of a match. The final score, a 3-1 win for Los Blancos, seems like a predictable result. In reality, it was much closer than that.Interestingly, Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane used the match to experiment with his squad. It very nearly blew up in his face. The Frenchman eschewed...
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Zinedine Zidane, ‘Le Buteur’ coach of the year

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Zinedine Zidane’s Son Enzo Scores Goal On His Real Madrid Debut

“Like father, like son” is the hopeful wish of Real Madrid fans right now. Enzo Zidane, son of the legendary soccer player and current Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane, scored a goal Wednesday in his debut with the club’s first-team. Enzo entered the game as a halftime subtitute and needed just 18 minutes to score a goal he and his family will never forget. Enzo...
November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Materazzi finally reveals what he said to spark Zidane headbutt

It was one of the most notorious moments in soccer history. Legendary French midfielder Zinedine Zidane shocked the world in 2006 when he leveled Italian centre-back Marco Materazzi with a headbutt in extra-time of the World Cup Final. Zidane was shown a red card for his actions and sent off as the Italians would go on to win the Cup. The incident made headlines around the world...
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July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Barcelona or Real Madrid: Who will win the La Liga title on the last day?

Just one month ago, it seemed as if Barcelona had the La Liga title wrapped up and also looked like the front runners to repeat as Champions League title winners again. However, a string a bad results and the resurgence of Real Madrid have set up what should be a very interesting last week in Spanish football. Barcelona and Real Madrid will have to travel to Granada and La Coruña...
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May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Who other than Claudio Ranieri can win FIFA Coach of the Year?

The FIFA awards ceremony is a very long ways off, but it’s hard to imagine anyone more deserving of Coach of the Year than Claudio Ranieri. His season in Leicester has been nothing short of remarkable, and he must be the odds-on favorite to with the award — most certainly with better odds than 5000 to 1. Managing a side battling relegation a year ago to a Premier League championship...
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May 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Zidane In Uncharted Territory At Real Madrid

It was just about as good a start as Zinedine Zidane could ask for. Five unanswered goals and a hat trick for Gareth Bale, one of the few players on this Real Madrid squad who had reason to be disappointed with Rafa Benitez’s departure.  Still, we must not read too much into a single result, especially one against such relatively minor opposition. Real haven’t lost to Deportivo...
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January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Legend Zinedine Zidane takes over at Real Madrid

Yet another manager is on the outs at Real Madrid, but the one coming in is the stuff of legend… Literally. Rafa Benitez lasted only seven months at the helm, and although Madrid are the scoring leaders in the Spanish league, won their Champions League group and sit only four points out of first, he failed to deliver. Fans didn’t want him from the start, and his seat really started...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Zinedine Zidane the solution to Real Madrid’s title woes?

There’s no mistaking what the goal is at Real Madrid each and every year — beat arch-rival Barcelona and win the La Liga title. While there have been wins over Barca, Los Blancos have not won a La Liga crown since the 2011-12 season. Real Madrid have also failed to rack up the Copa Del Ray titles, winning it last in the 2013-14 season and just twice since the 1992-93 season....
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January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Zinedine Zidane ‘More Excited’ As Real Madrid Coach Than Day He Signed As Player

Zinedine Zidane has started his tenure as Real Madrid’s head coach amid a bit of awe. Real Madrid appointed Zidane as its new coach on Monday — hours after firing Rafa Benitez. Club president Florentino Perez promoted Zidane from his role as reserve-team manager to the dugout at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. “He is one of the greatest players of all time,” Perez said at...
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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