Zinedine Zidane

Soccer Player

Birthday June 23, 1972

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Marseille, France

Age 51 years old

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About

Star attacking midfielder who began his career at the young age of 14, led the French national team for over 10 years and played club soccer for Juventus and Real Madrid. He helped France win the 1998 FIFA World Cup Championship, scoring two goals in the final match.

Before Fame

He began his youth career with US Saint-Henri in 1982 and debut professionally for Cannes in 1989.

Trivia

He was kicked out of the World Cup Finals in 2006 because of a dangerous head-butt to Italian defender Marco Materazzi

Family Life

He married Veronique Zidane in 1993 and he has four children: Enzo, Luca, Elyaz and Theo.

Associated With

He played alongside another star scorer, Thierry Henry, on the French national team.