Height: 6’1” / 185 cm
Weight: 176 lbs / 80 kg
Measurements (chest-waist-biceps): 40-31-14 in / 102-78-34 cm
Shoe Size: 10, 5 US / 44 EU
Hair Color: Bald
Eye Color: Green
Zinedine Zidane is ranked as world’s greatest football player. The simple boy from a troubled region of Marseille managed to become a bright soccer star, who achieved his career peak in 1998, when helped his team to win at World Cup. Having earned a number of prestigious awards, Zizou decided to retire in 2006. But his career was ended in a scandalous way. He was kicked out of the industry for hitting the player of the opponent team.
Zinedine Zidane was born at La Castellane, the estate in the suburb of Marseille. The typical citizens of La Castellane were Algerian immigrants, and Zinedine’s family was one of them too.
The boy was interested in football since his teens. His manner to play was unique and even non-professionals noticed that the boy was unbelievably talented as a soccer player.
Zidane started to play at a local football club in Marseille and later was noticed by Jean Varraud, the scout of Cannes FC. Thus the teenager started to play for Cannes youth team.
Zinedine Zidane made his debut as Cannes FC player at the age of 17 and immediately scored his first goal.
During the years of his career Zidane played for such clubs as Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid.
Currently he serves as a tutor at Real Madrid youth academy.
Name: Zinedine Yazid Zidane
Date of Birth: June 23, 1972
Place of Birth: Marseille, France
Place of Residence: Madrid, Spain
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Education: University of Limoges
He is married.
Wife Veronique Zidane (married in 1994)
He has 4 sons with Veronique Zidane:
1) Son Enzo (born in 1995)
2) Son Luca (born in 1998)
3) Son Theo (born in 2002)
4) Son Elyas (born in 2005)
Awards and Honors:
1) FIFA World Player of the Year (3 times)