- Zinedine (zinedin). born 1972, French footballer, known as Zizou; scored 31 goals in 108 games for France (1994–2006), including two in the 1998 World Cup final; sent off in the 2006 World Cup final; his club sides included Juventus and Real Madrid
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Zidane, ever the class act, stood next to Platini, chatting in a tracksuit.
They said that Zidane was the one who had originally suggested the players demand a change of tactics to their coach last week.
Zidane is famous for providing both the greatest and the most ignominious moments in French World Cup history.
They refused to train Sunday, an official and a coach resigned, and some pundits suggested that Zidane was behind all of it.