Zinedine Yazidi Zidane is one of the most influential football players of all time whose impact is equally seen as a coach and as a footballer. As a player he was mostly known for embodying a style of play that terrorizes opponents. As a coach he is mostly known for developing a strategy that is mostly suited to the playing style of his opponents. Zidane is highly regarded as the king of Champions league who managed to make a history that is hard to surpass by others. The coach who won the European champions league for three times in a row, had already achieved the highest level of excellence as a player in clubs like Real Madrid and in the French national football team before becoming a coach. Those who know Zidane always remarked that he has the qualities of a leader due to his ability to know his opponents and also develop a fluid and ever evolving style of play.
Zinedine Zidane Marriage Details
Zidane is a family man who is happily married to his wife Veronica Fernandez. They met while Zidane was a young footballer and have managed to stay true to one another throughout the years. Together they have four kids called Enzo Zidane, Luca Zidane, Theo Zidane and Elyaz Zidane. All of them have gradually followed in their father’s footsteps and are currently pursuing their footballing ambitions.
Zinedine Zidane Career Details
All of Zidane’s kids have an immense interest in football and are playing football starting from the youth level. But so far they have not achieved any significant achievements that could even be compared to the legacy of Zidane. Zidane is a global superstar who has been awarded the Ballon D’or and also the France Footballer of the year awards. This was a deserved recognition as he has managed to win titles at the league, continental as well as world levels. At a national level he has won European and World Cup with the French side. His career as a footballer ended controversially after he kicked Marco Matterazi and was sent off.
To this day nobody exactly knew what has led to such controversial event. Despite this, it is widely assumed that Zidane kicked Matterai after the latter made racist remarks about him. But even though his footballing career ended with such a tragic event, soon after some time he was able to recreate himself as a successful coach. He is one the few players like Pep Guardiola who have managed to attain greater achievements both as a football player as well as a coach.
Zinedine Zidane Net Worth
Being one of the most admired footballers in the world, so far Zinedine Zidane has managed to accumulate a net worth of more than 70 million dollars. He accumulated such an immense wealth from his time as a player in clubs like Juventus and Real Madrid, and successful career as a Real Madrid coach. He has won the La Liga, Champions League, UEFA Supercup and Club World cup with Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane Bio: Age, Ethnicity, Nationality
Zidane was born into a family of an Algerian descent in 1972, June 23. He holds both French and Algerian passports and is a player who is equally proud of his African, Arab and French identities. Zidane was born in the city of LaCastellane in France. His parents are Smail Zidane and Malika Zidane. He grew in a family where the need for discipline and hard work was emphasized.
Zinedine Zidane House, Jets And Cars
Zidane owns luxurious houses in a number of cities. Of the little that is known about his houses, he owns a huge mansion in Madrid Spain. Besides this, he also owns a private jet and also a fleet of luxurious cars like Mercedes Benz G 63 AMG, Range Rover and an Audi RS3.