Zinedine Yazid Zidane ( born 23 June 1972), nicknamed “Zizou”, is a French retired footballer and current manager of Real Madrid.
He played as an attacking midfielder for the France national team, Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid. Renowned for his elegance, vision, ball control and technique, Zidane was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll.
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the game.
At club level, Zidane won the La Liga title and the UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid, two Serie A league championships with Juventus and an Intercontinental Cup and a UEFA Super Cup each with both aforementioned teams.
At Managerial level, he led Real Madrid to a Champions League triumph in 2016.