This success led to Zidane being named Best FIFA Men's Coach in 2017.  In a 2002 FIFA poll, Zidane was selected in the FIFA World Cup Dream Team. This remains the club's highest finish in the top flight since getting relegated for the first time from the first division in the 1948–49 season. Zizou!," and tributes were led by the French president Jacques Chirac.  In a 2004 poll conducted by French newspaper Journal du Dimanche, Zidane was voted as "the most popular Frenchman of all time". , Many authoritative voices have acclaimed Zidane's skills and importance in the history of football, such as Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, who called Zidane "a monster" for his performance and abilities. He almost scored a second goal during the first period of extra time but his header was saved by Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. , On 3 June 2017, Zidane led Real Madrid to a 4–1 win against Italian side Juventus in the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final at Cardiff to grab the club's 12th European Cup (La Duodécima).  In 1996, Zidane received the award for Ligue 1 Player of the Year. Real Madrid's origins go back to when football was introduced to Madrid by the academics and students of the Institución Libre de Enseñanza, which included several Cambridge and Oxford University graduates. ", "Real Madrid news: Zinedine Zidane enjoys slice of luck as he joins elite group of managers", "Real Madrid: Revisiting the 'Zidane is lucky' hypothesis", "Zidane's success at Real Madrid part luck, part judgment as another UCL final looms", "Is Zinedine Zidane lucky or good, or both?  His technique and co-ordination enabled him to execute shots and volleys with extreme power and precision, in particular from outside the penalty area; he was also a free kick and penalty kick specialist. In April 2013, he was named by Marca as a member of the "Best foreign eleven in Real Madrid's history.  The match took place at Old Trafford, Manchester and was won by the Rest of the World for the first time, the winning penalty scored by Harrelson after a 2–2 draw.  This marked the 14th overall expulsion of Zidane's career, and joined him with Cameroon's Rigobert Song as the only players ever to be sent off during two separate World Cup tournaments. Toen Barcelona een dag later in de laatste competitiewedstrijd 1-1 van het seizoen 2013/14 gelijkspeelde tegen Atlético Madrid en zo naast de titel greep, besloot ook coach Gerardo Martino om ontslag te nemen. He retired as the fourth-most capped player in France history. Real Madrid announced that coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for COVID-19.  In May 2010, Zidane appeared in a commercial for Louis Vuitton, indulging in a game of table football with Pelé and Diego Maradona. It is a concerning piece of Real Madrid news with the club now hopeful that no other individuals at the facilities test positive. Courtesy of Zidane's two goals, France went into the half-time break 2–0 up with one hand on the World Cup trophy. In June 2014, Real Madrid announced that Zidane would be the coach of Real Madrid's B team, Real Madrid Castilla. France was eliminated in the Euro 96 semi-finals in a penalty shootout against the Czech Republic. Married in 1994, they have four sons: Enzo Zidane Fernández (born 24 March 1995), Luca Zidane Fernández (born 13 May 1998), Theo Zidane Fernández (born 18 May 2002), and Elyaz Zidane Fernández (born 26 December 2005). , In November 2010, Zidane was appointed as a special adviser to Real Madrid's first team in response to an appeal made by then-Real Madrid coach José Mourinho for the former Real midfielder to work more closely with the team. ", "The match you played last night was full of talent and professionalism.  The family lived a reasonably comfortable life by the standards of the neighbourhood, which was notorious throughout Marseille for its high crime and unemployment rates. Real Madrid. For other people named Zidane, see, "Zizou" redirects here. ", At the age of 17, Zidane met his future wife, Véronique Fernández (born in Aveyron of Spanish descent), while playing for Cannes in the 1988–89 season.  He received many individual accolades as a player, including being named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003, and winning the 1998 Ballon d'Or. , Zidane has had endorsements with many companies, including Adidas, Lego, France Telecom, Orange, Audi, Volvic and Christian Dior. Sura Books. Among his playing peers, Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimović commented, "Zidane was from another planet. 3 Onze d'Or awards as a player (1998, 2000, 2001) and 1 Onze d'Or award as a manager (2017). It is that simple. , In his first full-season as manager, Real Madrid recorded a club-record 16th consecutive La Liga victory by defeating Espanyol 2–0 away on 18 September 2016, overtaking their previous record of 15 set in 1960–61 and equalling the record of consecutive La Liga wins of Barcelona set in 2010–11. , After a series of stand out performances for both Bordeaux and France, Zidane had offers to join Europe's top clubs in the spring of 1996, deciding on a move to UEFA Champions League winners Juventus during the close season. , On the other hand, some consider that Zidane's role was more focused in grinding out results and uniting the dressing room, rather than having a fixed tactical scheme.  Zidane ended up tying with Brazil's Cafu for the record for most cards given in World Cup matches, with six. , While Zidane's final season of club football ended without a trophy, he enjoyed success on a personal note by scoring his first hat-trick, against Sevilla, in a 4–2 win in January 2006. —Alfredo Di Stéfano on Zidane after he was named World Player of the Year in 2003.  Zidane, a UN Goodwill Ambassador since 2001, stated before the game that "everyone can do something to make the world a better place. , —Juventus teammate Edgar Davids on Zidane's ability.  In 2012, Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed unveiled a bronze sculpture depicting Zidane's headbutt of Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup Final. Four Four Two magazine (May 2006). ... Jeugdtrainer Juan Ramón López Caro mocht hem in december 2005 aflossen als interim-coach. Zinedine Yazid Zidane (born 23 June 1972), popularly known as Zizou, is a French former professional football player who played as an attacking midfielder. " Zidane has supported two Olympic bids for Paris, including the 2012 Summer Olympics which was narrowly won by London and later Paris' successful bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics. The details are outlined by Marca, who say how the former striker is now self-isolating and adhering to all the relevant health protocols.. " Two of his main influences as a manager are his own former managers Marcello Lippi and Carlo Ancelotti. ... How could that happen to a man like you?  He agreed to complete three days of community service with children in one of FIFA's humanitarian projects. Zidane's success saw him named Best FIFA Men's Coach in 2017. In his first El Clásico as a manager, held on 2 April at the Camp Nou, Zidane led his club to a 2–1 win over Barcelona to end Barça's 39-match unbeaten run. He was Bruce Lee in slow motion while kung-fu chaos reigned around.  After FIFA announced on 2 December 2010 that Qatar had won the bid to host the 2022 World Cup, Zidane stated that he was "very pleased" with the outcome.  The magnitude of the strike saw Zidane produce one of his most emotional goal celebrations as he ran towards the touchline with mouth wide open, screaming in delight..  The goal has been cited as one of the greatest in Champions League history. , Following some poor results for Real Madrid in the months following Zidane's departure – culminating in elimination from the Copa del Rey's semi-final stage at home to Barcelona, a league loss to the same opponent at the same venue which opened up a 12-point gap between the clubs, and an unexpected home 4–1 defeat to Ajax in the Champions League which brought the long run of success in that competition to an end, all within the space of a week – his former teammate Santiago Solari (who himself had only been in the post for five months, after Julen Lopetegui's equally brief spell in charge) was dismissed and Zidane returned as the Real Madrid head coach on 11 March 2019, on a contract until summer 2022.  France faced Portugal in the semi-final and, as in Brussels six years earlier, Zidane's penalty kick decided the contest and sent France to another major final. On 25 June 2014, Zinedine Zidane was named as the coach of Real Madrid Castilla and would manage the B team, while Real Madrid confirmed the appointment of Fernando Hierro as an assistant coach to Carlo Ancelotti, replacing Zidane. 2020/21, https://nl.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Real_Madrid_in_het_seizoen_2014/15&oldid=55436107, Wikipedia:Geen afbeelding lokaal en geen op Wikidata, Creative Commons Naamsvermelding/Gelijk delen. ", "Zidane is the master. " As the player of the tournament, Zidane had given the team hope, with the French daily newspaper Libération stating, "For a month, France was dreaming with Zidane. Zidane is a phenomenon.  In his first full season with Cannes, the club secured its first ever European football berth by qualifying for the UEFA Cup after finishing fourth in the league. , Zidane himself believes he was at his peak during the tournament, while the UEFA website states, "In Belgium and the Netherlands, Zidane dominated a major championship in a way no individual had managed since Diego Maradona in 1986. In Europe, Juventus made their third consecutive UEFA Champions League Final appearance, but lost the game 1–0 to Real Madrid. Having left his family to join Cannes, he was invited by Cannes Director Jean-Claude Elineau to leave the dormitory he shared with 20 other trainees and to come and stay with him and his family.  In 2016, in a study led by French newspaper Le Parisien, Zidane was named "best French player of all time". I’m very proud of being French, but also very proud of having these roots and this diversity. Op 16 mei 2014 stapte Luis Enrique op als trainer van Celta de Vigo.De pers suggereerde toen al dat hij de nieuwe coach van FC Barcelona zou worden. Kits football. The event raised ฿260,000 ($7,750). In 2004, he was named in the FIFA 100, a list of the world's greatest living players compiled by Pelé, and in the same year was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll. Landskampioen Atlético Madrid nam het op tegen bekerwinnaar Real Madrid.De heenwedstrijd vond op 19 augustus 2014 plaats in het Estadio Santiago Bernabéu.Het duel eindigde in een 1-1 gelijkspel. This victory meant that Madrid were the first ever team to win the Champions League back-to-back, as well as recording Zidane's first double as coach, and the club's first since 1956–57. The team competed for a record 33rd La Liga title and entered the UEFA Champions League for the 17th successive season, competing for a record 10th title. He had such elegance and grace, a wonderful touch and superb vision. Raul Gonzalez – a Real Madrid club legend and current coach of the club’s Castilla side – has tested positive for Covid-19..  On 26 May, Zidane won the Champions League for the third time in a row, beating Liverpool 3–1 in the final. The plan is for the Frenchman to finish the 2020/21 season. Add his vision and it makes him very special. ", Following his red card in the final, Zidane retired from professional football and confirmed that he would not go back on his decision. The squad wore commemorative shirts with ZIDANE 2001–2006 below the club logo. In his new role, Zidane was expected to participate in Champions League events and functions and was also to travel with the first team on a regular basis and participate in pre-match gatherings, training sessions and meetings with the head coach. According to UNDP, "two-thirds of all proceeds will go towards helping the hardest-hit countries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone build back better from the Ebola epidemic.  Zidane spoke of the message he was trying to convey in the campaign: "I was saying that football belonged to the whole world.  In 2004, fans voted him as the best European footballer of the previous 50 years in UEFA's fiftieth-anniversary Golden Jubilee Poll. , Zinedine Yazid Zidane was born on 23 June 1972 in La Castellane, Marseille, in Southern France.  Chirac's words reflected the feeling of the French public, with polls done in the immediate wake of the incident showing support for Zidane: 61% of French people said they had already forgiven him for his actions while 52% said they understood them. , At Euro 2004, France topped their group with wins over England and Switzerland, before being knocked out in the quarter finals by eventual champions Greece in a surprise 1–0 loss. You have honoured the country with your exceptional qualities and your fantastic fighting spirit, which was your strength in difficult times, but also in winning times. , Despite establishing himself as one of the most successful managers of his era and in the history of Real Madrid,[A] Zidane's time at Real Madrid was considered by some to be shadowed by a partial amount of luck.  Petit added a third goal deep in stoppage time to seal the 3–0 win and France's first ever World Cup. Real Madrid score three goals in the first half to secure a comfortable 3-0 win at Liverpool in the ... a fact no doubt noted by Real coach Carlo Ancelotti, ... Wednesday 22nd October 2014. " Former England manager Kevin Keegan said, "You look at Zidane and think 'I've never seen a player quite like that.' In 1995, Blackburn Rovers manager Kenny Dalglish had expressed interest in signing both Zidane and Dugarry, to which club owner Jack Walker reportedly replied, "Why do you want to sign Zidane when we have Tim Sherwood?  Zidane's impact in Italy was immediate, winning the 1996–97 Serie A title and the 1996 Intercontinental Cup.  The occasional violence that he would display throughout his career was shaped by an internal conflict of being an Algerian-Frenchman suspended between cultures, and surviving the tough streets of La Castellane where he grew up. 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After France's elimination, Zidane announced his retirement from international football. The French team won all three games in the group stage, with Zidane setting up Christophe Dugarry's goal in the opening match against South Africa from a corner, and contributing to Thierry Henry's opening goal in the second match against Saudi Arabia; however, Zidane was sent off in the latter match for a stamp on Fuad Anwar, becoming the first French player to receive a red card in a World Cup Finals match. " Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard regards Zidane as "the best ever", and growing up he learned from his idol by "watching him on television and online for hours. In the Champions League final on 28 May, Real Madrid defeated fellow Madrid club Atlético Madrid in a penalty shootout to grab the 11th European Cup (La Undécima) in club history. Rafael Benítez was slechts een half jaar coach van Real. I have an affinity with the Arabic world.  He later said, "If you look at the fourteen red cards I had in my career, twelve of them were a result of provocation. , Upon his return to France, the Place de la Concorde in Paris was filled with thousands of fans waving flags and rhythmically chanting "Zizou! 4 appearances between 1997–98 and 2003–04. Zidane was not yet fully established in the French team and his level was quite average during the whole event, but he managed to score in the penalty shootout in both the quarter-final and semi-final. ", On 4 January 2016, Real Madrid announced the dismissal of manager Rafael Benítez and on the same day Zidane was appointed the new manager of the club on a two-and-a-half-year deal. It was rumoured that coach Abdelhamid Kermali denied Zidane a position for the Algerian squad because he felt the young midfielder was not fast enough. He creates space where there is none. France dominated Brazil from the kick-off, with Zidane scoring two similar goals, both headers from corner kicks taken by Emmanuel Petit and Youri Djorkaeff. , Despite not being at his best during the tournament, France reached the last four. Zidane took part in Thursday's training session but did not take part in … Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is isolating and awaiting a PCR test result after a member of his entourage tested positive for COVID-19, the La … Er waren vier landen die interesse hadden om het wereldkampioenschap voor clubs in 2013 en 2014 te organiseren: Iran Marokko Verenigde Arabische Emiraten (ook de organisator van de toernooien in 2009 en 2010) Zuid-Afrika In oktober 2011 maakte de FIFA bekend dat Iran, de Verenigde Arabische Emiraten en Zuid-Afrika zich terugtrokken als mogelijk gastland. On 29 August, the director of the Spanish National Football Coach Education Centre (CENAFE), Miguel Galán, reported Zidane for acting as Real Madrid Castilla's head coach without the necessary coaching badges. Click to view the Real Madrid squad for this season’s UEFA Champions League, including the latest injury updates.  In the quarter-final France held Brazil to just one shot on goal in the rematch of the 1998 final. Real Madrid had Eder Militao sent off in a 2-1 defeat by Levante on Saturday, handing Atletico Madrid the chance to move 10 points clear at the top of La Liga.... more » 30.01.2021 18:38 I have it in my blood, via my parents. No matter where he gets the ball or how it comes to him, he can get out of trouble. I know that you are sad and disappointed but what I want to tell you is that the whole country is extremely proud of you. Having been appointed a couple of weeks ago to replace Rafa Benitez, Real Madrid's new head coach Zinedine Zidane brought in his own coaching team as … Zidane became the seventh man to win the European Cup (now UEFA Champions League) as both a player and a manager, the second man (after Miguel Muñoz) to win the trophy with Real Madrid as both a player and a manager, and the first French manager, except the French-Argentinian Helenio Herrera, to win the trophy. COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols COVID-19 Health and Safety Protocols 0. De tekst is beschikbaar onder de licentie. , On 1 June 2009, Zidane was announced as the advisor to the president after Florentino Pérez was named president of Real Madrid for the second time.  He, along with general director Jorge Valdano and sporting director Miguel Pardeza, were to be the key decisionmakers on the sporting side of the club.  In 2013, Zidane was appointed assistant coach to Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid.  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" Zidane has been lauded by sportsmen outside football; having witnessed Zidane's goal against Deportivo La Coruña in January 2002, where he dragged the ball right then left, turning the defender inside out, before scoring with a left foot finish, basketball player Magic Johnson stated, "One of the most inspiring nights of my life. Named man of the match, Zidane became an instant national hero and would receive the Legion of Honour later that year. , The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the first World Cup that Zidane participated in; the tournament was held in his home country, France.  He was sentenced by FIFA to a three-match suspension for the red card. My job was to keep people calm!  In 2016, Zidane was ranked one of the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan, which noted: "[Zidane's] modest character has endeared him to the wider public. Deze pagina is voor het laatst bewerkt op 12 jan 2020 om 23:30.  In the opening match against England, Zidane scored a free kick and penalty in stoppage time to turn impending defeat into a 2–1 victory. I don't think anyone can match him when it comes to controlling or receiving the ball. This is the fourth time a Real Madrid coach has received the Miguel Muñoz Trophy, after José Mourinho (2010-11 and 2011-12) and Carlo Ancelotti (2014 … In Spain, Zidane won several trophies, including a La Liga title and the UEFA Champions League. From the opening game against Denmark to the final against Italy, 'Zizou' shone brightly, casting a spell on his opponents with clever flicks, mesmerising stepovers, slaloming runs and masterful vision. His imagination and his technique are amazing", "He dominates the ball, he is a walking spectacle and he plays as if he had silk gloves on each foot.  This meant Zidane was the first manager to win two UEFA Super Cups in a row since Arrigo Sacchi's Milan in 1990.  Zidane emphasised the importance of players' physical levels and preferred to choose impactful players over a defined system. This means that Zinedine Zidane will be the coach when Real Madrid visit Alaves in LaLiga Santander on Saturday.  On the pitch, Zidane displayed extraordinary technique on the ball, offering glimpses of the talent that would take him to the top of the world game. The latest addition to the Galácticos era of global stars signed by Real Madrid every year, in his first season at the club Zidane scored a famous match-winning goal, a volley hit with his weaker left foot from the edge of the 18 yard box, in Madrid's 2–1 win over Bayer Leverkusen in the 2002 UEFA Champions League Final. ", Labelled a “flawed genius” by ESPN, Zidane possessed an exceptional first touch, and was also known for his dribbling skills, use of feints, elegance on the ball, and creativity. , Zidane was a member of the French under-21 squad that won a bronze medal at the 1993 Mediterranean Games in Languedoc-Roussillon. Supporters arrived earlier at the Bernabéu just to see him warm-up.  In December 2017, Zidane won his eighth trophy as manager when Real defeated Grêmio in the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. MADRID: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for COVID-19, the Spanish club announced on Friday (Jan 22). " David Beckham has described Zidane as "the greatest of all time", Barcelona star Xavi has stated in a 2010 interview that Zidane was "best player in the '90s and early 2000s", while Brazilian defender and former Madrid teammate Roberto Carlos has said of Zidane, "He is the best player I've seen. 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