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#zizou

# zizou - Friday 10 June, 2022

PSG on verge of reaching agreement for Zidane to replace Pochettino
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PSG on verge of reaching agreement for Zidane to replace Pochettino

Jun 10th 2022, 4:34 PM 10,322 Views 9 Comments

According to radio station Europe 1, the Ligue 1 champions are close to securing the former Real Madrid boss ahead of the new season.

# zizou - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'It doesn't bother me to hear about Mourinho' - Zidane
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'It doesn't bother me to hear about Mourinho' - Zidane

Sep 21st 2019, 2:23 PM 7,538 Views 3 Comments

There is growing talk of the ex-Manchester United manager returning to the Santiago Bernabeu, but Zidane is not ready to give up just yet.

# zizou - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Zidane claims Bale 'didn't want to play' as Real Madrid transfer drama continues
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Zidane claims Bale 'didn't want to play' as Real Madrid transfer drama continues

Jul 23rd 2019, 8:12 AM 9,931 Views 13 Comments

The manager has denied disrespecting the winger.

# zizou - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Bale dropped as Zidane suffers first defeat back in charge of Real Madrid away to Valencia
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Bale dropped as Zidane suffers first defeat back in charge of Real Madrid away to Valencia

Apr 3rd 2019, 10:58 PM 8,511 Views 1 Comment

Gareth Bale was dropped by Zinedine Zidane as Los Blancos fell away to Valencia.

# zizou - Friday 1 June, 2018

Zidane will definitely coach France, claims Deschamps
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Zidane will definitely coach France, claims Deschamps

Jun 1st 2018, 7:42 AM 5,098 Views 7 Comments

The Bleus coach feels his former international team-mate will lead the national team one day after announcing his Real Madrid tenure was over.

# zizou - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Zinedine Zidane has become the first manager to ever win three straight Champions League titles
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Zinedine Zidane has become the first manager to ever win three straight Champions League titles

May 26th 2018, 10:30 PM 9,186 Views 20 Comments

The 45-year-old made history with Real Madrid’s triumph in Kiev on Saturday night.

# zizou - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'Sometimes he needs to rest': Zidane explains Ronaldo's derby withdrawal
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'Sometimes he needs to rest': Zidane explains Ronaldo's derby withdrawal

Apr 8th 2018, 7:20 PM 7,982 Views 6 Comments

Real Madrid were level at 1-1 with rivals Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu when Zinedine Zidane withdrew Cristiano Ronaldo.

# zizou - Sunday 28 January, 2018

'It's crazy to question Zidane': Modric hails Real Madrid boss despite league struggles
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'It's crazy to question Zidane': Modric hails Real Madrid boss despite league struggles

Jan 28th 2018, 11:58 AM 4,556 Views 6 Comments

The Croatia midfielder jumped to the defence of his coach as they still have a mountain to climb in the league this season.

# zizou - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'When you win, everything is wonderful. When you lose, everything is f***ed up'
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'When you win, everything is wonderful. When you lose, everything is f***ed up'

Dec 23rd 2017, 10:43 PM 8,545 Views 8 Comments

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has no regrets despite the 3-0 derby defeat to Barcelona.

# zizou - Friday 8 September, 2017

Man Utd rejected chance to sign a 24-year-old Zidane in 1996 to keep Cantona happy
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Man Utd rejected chance to sign a 24-year-old Zidane in 1996 to keep Cantona happy

Sep 8th 2017, 9:06 PM 12,112 Views 13 Comments

Alex Ferguson did not want to upset Zidane’s countryman, says former chairman Martin Edwards.

# zizou - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Zidane sends message of support to Barcelona victims
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Zidane sends message of support to Barcelona victims

Aug 19th 2017, 1:22 PM 5,570 Views 0 Comments

Thirteen people were killed when a van ploughed into packed crowds in Barcelona on Thursday.

# zizou - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Zidane denies he botched El Clasico tactics
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Zidane denies he botched El Clasico tactics

Apr 25th 2017, 5:00 PM 4,167 Views 0 Comments

The Madrid boss believes the risks he took in the 3-2 loss to Barcelona were worth it despite the defeat.

# zizou - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Ramos: Zidane 'more sympathetic' than previous Madrid managers
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Ramos: Zidane 'more sympathetic' than previous Madrid managers

Dec 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 3,707 Views 0 Comments

As Zidane’s Real Madrid continue their fine form, Ramos has hailed the Frenchman’s approach.

# zizou - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico on penalties to win Champions League
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Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico on penalties to win Champions League

May 28th 2016, 10:52 PM 11,878 Views 89 Comments

Zinedine Zidane has led Los Blancos to another European Cup.

# zizou - Friday 19 February, 2016

Zidane: England had a mental block at major tournaments
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Zidane: England had a mental block at major tournaments

Feb 19th 2016, 5:55 PM 7,026 Views 10 Comments

The Real Madrid boss believes England had the talent to win a World Cup or European Championship.

# zizou - Saturday 9 January, 2016

8 of the most memorable moments from Zinedine Zidane's playing career
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8 of the most memorable moments from Zinedine Zidane's playing career

Jan 9th 2016, 7:45 AM 12,127 Views 19 Comments

The French playing legend makes his managerial debut tonight with Real Madrid.

# zizou - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

He might be a goalkeeper, but it's clear Luca Zidane is his father's son
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He might be a goalkeeper, but it's clear Luca Zidane is his father's son

May 19th 2015, 4:31 PM 10,156 Views 3 Comments

The Real Madrid teenager saved three penalties while also hitting the crossbar with a Panenka at the U17 European Championships.

# zizou - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Pogba does his best Zizou impression with brilliantly-taken volley
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Pogba does his best Zizou impression with brilliantly-taken volley

Jan 11th 2015, 8:45 PM 7,409 Views 6 Comments

The young Juventus midfielder will be doing well if he can achieve half the success his fellow Frenchman did.

# zizou - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Zinedine Zidane appointed coach of Real Madrid feeder club Castilla
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Zinedine Zidane appointed coach of Real Madrid feeder club Castilla

Jun 25th 2014, 11:38 AM 3,928 Views 1 Comment

Only a matter of time before he’s in the hot-seat at the Bernabéu now.

# zizou - Thursday 8 May, 2014

'I'm going nowhere' says Zidane in response to Real exit rumours
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'I'm going nowhere' says Zidane in response to Real exit rumours

May 8th 2014, 11:11 AM 3,462 Views 2 Comments

The French icon has been linked with the Bordeaux manager’s job.

# zizou - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

French legend Zidane set for Bordeaux manager's job - reports
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French legend Zidane set for Bordeaux manager's job - reports

May 6th 2014, 10:16 PM 6,476 Views 16 Comments

The Les Bleus icon looks set to be leaving Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid set-up.

# zizou - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Backheels, flicks and thumping goals: Zizou Zidane has still got it, baby
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Backheels, flicks and thumping goals: Zizou Zidane has still got it, baby

Mar 4th 2014, 9:31 PM 8,746 Views 11 Comments

The defending was shocking, the goalkeepers were looking to swap jerseys but the classy Frenchman remained classy throughout.

# zizou - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Video: Xabi Alonso nutmegs the great Zinedine Zidane
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Video: Xabi Alonso nutmegs the great Zinedine Zidane

Oct 30th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,296 Views 9 Comments

The French legend won’t have been happy to be the butt of the joke for a change.

# zizou - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Zidane: Bale is in world's top 3 players
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Zidane: Bale is in world's top 3 players

May 25th 2013, 12:27 PM 1,794 Views 7 Comments

“Is he good enough for Real Madrid? Of course. He is more than good enough to play for Real Madrid.”

# zizou - Thursday 20 December, 2012

VIDEO: Ronaldo and friends beat Zidane's side in star-studded charity game
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VIDEO: Ronaldo and friends beat Zidane's side in star-studded charity game

Dec 20th 2012, 10:38 AM 2,367 Views 3 Comments

But Zizou proves he’s still got it, baby.

# zizou - Friday 28 September, 2012

French artist unveils giant bronze sculpture of Zidane's famous head-butt
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French artist unveils giant bronze sculpture of Zidane's famous head-butt

Sep 28th 2012, 4:59 PM 1,103 Views 0 Comments

Marco Materazzi’s Oscar-winning reaction has also been immortalised in five-metres of metallic glory.

# zizou - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

How to do a Zidane 'roulette' turn, with Giovanni Trapattoni
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How to do a Zidane 'roulette' turn, with Giovanni Trapattoni

Oct 4th 2011, 3:11 PM 721 Views 0 Comments

The Italian proved he’s still light on his feet when kicking about at Gannon Park earlier.

# zizou - Thursday 18 November, 2010

'Bryan Robson never used to cry' - Alex Ferguson reflects on the modern game
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'Bryan Robson never used to cry' - Alex Ferguson reflects on the modern game

Nov 18th 2010, 4:31 PM 1,142 Views 0 Comments

Look who the Manchester United manager relaxed with at the Argentina versus Brazil game.