Former France international Captain Zinedine Zidane celebrates his 40th birthday today. Givemegoal wishes him a very Happy Birthday.
Zidane was born in 1972, June 23 as a youngest son of their parents. Zidane has five brothers. His parents were from Algeria. Zidane didn’t have good Childhood like most of the football stars. He is compared with the likes of Maradona and Pele in the great of the footballs. We wish him better future and best of luck with the Real Madrid team as a sporting director.
Zidane started his career in the age of 10 in local club La Castellane in the name of US Saint-Henri. He started his professional career with Cannes in the age of 14 where he played for 4 years before moving to Bordeaux in 1992 and played for national team in the time with Bordeaux. In 1996 he was transferred to Juventus in 3.2 million where he became runner up of the champions league twice in 1997 and 1998. He played world cup and won it in the time of Juventus in 1998 scoring two important goals in final against Brazil. 1998 world cup was hosted by France. later in 2000 France won their second Euro. In 2001 Zidane became world’s expensive player and he was transferred to Real Madrid in world record 75 millions. In 2002 he won his first champions league in third final appearance. He scored fantastic and famous left footed volley for the Balcos in the final against Bayer Leverkusen. Zedine retired in the football after 2006 world cup where France lost final to Italy and Zizou was red carded in that match. He ended his club career in the same year.
Zinedine Zidane has 95 goals in 506 club appearances and 31 goal in 108 matches for national team. He won FIFA world player of the year thrice in 1998, 2000 and 2003.
We wish Happy Birthday to legend.