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Zinedine Yazid Zidane Edit Profile

also known as Zizu

football player

Zinedine Yazid Zidane is a retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder for the French national team, Juventus and Real Madrid and is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of football

Career

At the age of ten, Zidane got his first player's license after joining the junior team of a local club from La Castellane by the name of US Saint-Henri. After spending a year and a half at US Saint-Henri, Zidane joined SO Septèmes Valons .

Zidane made his professional debut with Cannes on 18 May 1989 at the age of seventeen in a Ligue 1 match against Nantes.Zidane was transferred to Girondins de Bordeaux in the 1992–93 season, winning the 1995 Intertoto Cup, and finishing runner-up in the 1995–96 UEFA Cup in four years with the club. In 1996, Zidane moved to UEFA Champions League winners Juventus for a fee of £3.2 million and won the 1996–97 Serie A and the 1996 Intercontinental Cup. In 2001, Zidane joined Real Madrid for a then world record fee of 150 billion Italian lire (about €75 million).He left Real Madrid in 2006. Zidane retired from professional football, and confirmed that he would not go back on his decision.

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    Blaž Slišković, Enzo Francescoli and Jean-Pierre Papin