Zidane

/ (French zidɑn) /

noun

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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Examples from the Web for zidane

  • Zidane, ever the class act, stood next to Platini, chatting in a tracksuit.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • They said that Zidane was the one who had originally suggested the players demand a change of tactics to their coach last week.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • Zidane is famous for providing both the greatest and the most ignominious moments in French World Cup history.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST
  • They refused to train Sunday, an official and a coach resigned, and some pundits suggested that Zidane was behind all of it.

    World Cup Primer|Joshua Robinson|June 12, 2010|DAILY BEAST