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Marco Materazzi

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Birthday
19, 1973
Birthplace
Lecce, Italy
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Lecce, Italy

About

Italian former defender known for his extraordinary goal-scoring ability for his position. He scored the game-winning goal in the 2006 FIFA World Cup to secure Italy's victory over France.

Before Fame

He grew up in Lecce, Italy, playing soccer.

Trivia

He played professionally from 2003-2011.

Family Life

His father is soccer manager and former player Giuseppe Materazzi.

Associated With

He provoked Zinedine Zidane's headbutt that delivered a red card to the French star at the 2006 World Cup final.