Name: Zinedine Zidane
Nick Name: Zizou
Personal Detail – Bio of Zinedine Zidane
- Date of Birth: 23 June 1972
- Place of Birth: La Castellane, Marseille, in southern France
- Nationality: French
- Hometown: La Castellane, Marseille, France
- Address: Madrid, Spain
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- School: St. Hubbin’s Academy
- College: N/A
- Educational Qualification: N/A
- Hobbies: Playing Soccer, Martial Arts
- Religion: Agnostic (Non-practicing Muslim)
- Shoe Size: 10
- Father’s Name: Smaïl
- Mother’s Name: Malika
- Brother: Madjid Zidane, Farid Zidane, Nourredine Zidane
- Sister: Lila Zidane
- Height: 1.85 m , 6” 1’
- Weight: 80 kg
- Eye Colour: Green
- Hair Colour: Bald
- Playing Position: Attacking Midfielder (Retired)
- Playing Tam/Club: France national team till 2006, Real Madrid till 2006
- Current Occupation: Team Manager – Real Madrid
- Jersey Number: 10 (France national football team), 5 (Real Madrid)
- Awards: Ballon d’Or in 1998, FIFA World Player of the Year in 1999, 2000, 2003 and Laureus World Sports Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2011.
- Destination: N/A
- Car: Audi
- Colour: Green
- Food: Doughnuts poo
- Brand: Adidas
- Player: Messi, Ronaldo
Girlfriend, Affairs and Marital Status
- Marital Status: Married in 1994
- Girlfriend: N/A
- Spouse: Véronique Zidane
- Children: Enzo Fernández, Luca Zinedine Zidane Fernández, Elyaz Zidane Fernández, Théo Zidane
- Salary: €5.5 million
- Net Worth: $70 million
- He smokes occasionally
- His nickname “Zizou” was given by, Rolland Courbis, one of his coaches at Bordeaux, his former club.
- In the 114 years of history of Real Madrid, Zidane is the first French manager of Real Madrid Team.
- Since the release of the song, Zinedine Zidane, in 2004 it became a YouTube hit. A group from Coburg, Melbourne, called Vaudeville Smash, performed this song. This song is sung by Les Murray, who was recognised as Australia’s voice of soccer in those days.
- His style of coaching is influenced by some great coaches like Carlo Ancelotti, Marcelo Lippi, Vicente del Bosque, Aime Jacquet and Marcelo Bielsa.
- With Castilla, Real Madrid’s division two team, he coached in 57 games and out of those team won 26 games, lost 14 and 17 draws with 88 goals for and 58 against.
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