Italian World Cup winner Marco Materrazi will be arriving in India on Saturday to join ISL franchise Chennaiyian FC as its player-cum-manager for the inaugural edition of the football tournament beginning October 12.
The moment the Capital's football fraternity has been waiting for, will arrive on Thursday with star Italian playmaker and striker Alessandro Del Piero making an entry into the city to play as marquee player for Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural Indian Super League.
Famed for his grace and elegance as a player, Zinedine Zidane apparently has other priorities as a coach, as on Wednesday he made brawny, bustling Finnish striker Eero Markkanen his first signing for Real Madrid`s B team.
Zinedine Zidane`s son Enzo has won the chance to be selected for the French Under-19 squad, a potential first step along the path of his father, who rose to international fame winning the World Cup with his country in 1998.
The key to a successful World Cup campaign is to start off against tougher opponents rather than easier ones, World Cup winners Mario Kempes of Argentina and Zinedine Zidane of France both agreed on Thursday.