Paris hosts statue of head-butting Zidane

The historic head-butt that marked the end of France great Zinedine Zidane`s international football career is now more than just a memory.

Zidane breaks silence to voice Blanc support

Zinedine Zidane broke his silence on
the French dual-nationality quota row to offer his support for
beleaguered France coach Laurent Blanc, his former team-mate.

Ronaldo, Zidane lead squad in match against poverty

Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane joined a star-studded squad for a charity football match in Athens that ended in a 2-2 draw against the leading Greek club Olympiakos.

Materazzi says Zidane handshake happened

Former Italy defender Marco Materazzi has confirmed that a meeting and handshake between himself and Zinedine Zidane in Milan last month did take place.

Zidane TV ad edges Qatar ahead in 2022 race, say bookies

The impact of a television advert featuring bid ambassador Zinedine Zidane has edged Qatar narrowly ahead in the race to host the 2022 World Cup finals, London bookmakers William Hill said on Tuesday.

Zidane begins new role with Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane has begun his new job
working as a link between Real Madrid`s squad and club
president Florentino Perez.

Zidane made special adviser to Real Madrid first team

Former France great Zinedine Zidane has been appointed as a special adviser to Real Madrid`s first team.

Zidane set for Real Madrid Champions League role

Former Real Madrid star Zinedine Zidane is set for a more hands-on role at the Spanish giants.

Zidane to get closer to Mourinho at Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane will accept an offer from Jose Mourinho to work more closely with the Real Madrid coach, the former France great has said.

Zidane should be closer to the pitch, says Mourinho

Former France great Zinedine Zidane should be closer to the pitch at Real Madrid, coach Jose Mourinho said on Sunday.

Zidane coy over son Enzo as Spain prepares call-up

Zinedine Zidane said he had no preference which national team his sought-after son Enzo played for.

Zidane named Qatar’s World Cup bid ambassador

Former France midfielder Zinedine Zidane has been appointed ambassador for Qatar’s attempt to host the 2022 World Cup, said the Gulf Arab state’s bid committee.

Zidane disappointed by France, still has Cup hopes

Zinedine Zidane is disappointed by France`s on-field performances at the World Cup and doesn`t agree with the team`s actions off of it, but he believes the former champions can win their last Group A game against South Africa.

Zinedine Zidane critical of France team

Former France captain
Zinedine Zidane says Raymond Domenech "is not a coach" and
that "there is no teamwork" among the French players at the
World Cup.

Zidane not yet ready for coaching role at Real

Former Real Madrid and France midfielder Zinedine Zidane is not yet ready to take on any kind of coaching role with the La Liga club but does not rule it out for the future.

Whip smart Gourcuff revives Zidane comparisons

Yoann Gourcuff reminded everyone why he had been compared to the great Zinedine Zidane by helping Girondins Bordeaux reach the Champions League quarter-finals with a superb whipped free kick.

Zidane would `rather die` than apologise over headbutt

France legend Zinedine Zidane says he
would "rather die" than apologise to Marco Materazzi for his
infamous headbutt of the Italian defender in the 2006 World
Cup final.

Zidane chooses head over heart, tips Spain for World Cup

Zinedine Zidane put head before heart on Wednesday and tipped Spain to win the World Cup in South Africa this year.

Henry not a cheat, says Zidane

Thierry Henry is not a cheat and will get over his handball in France’s controversial World Cup playoff against Ireland, Zinedine Zidane was quoted as saying on Saturday.