Zinedine Yazid Zidane BIOGRAPHY OF A GREAT Zinedine Yazid Zidane was born in Marseille, France on 23 June 1972, his parents are Algerian (Smail and Malika) and has four brothers, Djamel, Farid Nourredine and Lila. Since very little felt love for the sport at age four and bicycling and six began practicing judo. A few years later went to the stadium in Marseille and fell in love with it regards as a wonderful player, Enzo Francescoli, who then played for Marseille and who still admired for his play at River Plate .
In 1996, Zidane joined Juventus, the club with which added considerably to its honors, and in turn played by the French. The French team took Zidane to its main axis to become the best French team in history. He was chosen as the best player in World Cup 1998, which won the final against Brazil, scoring two headed goals. They also were the champions Netherlands at Euro 2000.
On 9 June 2001 was presented as a player with Real Madrid Spanish ComputerA. The transfer represented about 78 million euros, which made him the most expensive player in football history. Although at first it took to accommodate a star-studded team (named the team of journalists as "Los Galacticos"), ended the season scoring the goal that gave the 2-1 win at Real Madrid before the German team Bayer Leverkusen in the final Champions League 2001-2002.
Elected Best Player World Cup (in a vote taken by the press from a list of nominees chosen by the Technical Study Group of FIFA) and despite his announcement to retire after the tournament, Zidane was a key player in the history of his selection to the final.
The final goal was a penalty in an execution-style panenka. . At 5 minutes into the second overtime, after being insulted by the Italian player Marco Materazzi, Zidane gave him a head-butted him that earned him a straight red card expulsion.