Kaka Explains Why Even Ronaldo & Zidane
Soccer LadumaKaka Explains Why Even Ronaldo & Zidane Get BooedSoccer Laduma"They boo the players and even, at times, Cristiano Ronaldo is on the receiving end. When you consider how well he is playing, he's making history, it is incredible that he gets booed. "The fans have also booed Iker Casillas, Zidane and Ronaldo (de ...
Posted on 19 September 2015 | 4:34 am
Video: Greatest ever Champions League goals
Fox SportsVideo: Greatest ever Champions League goalsFox SportsZINEDINE ZIDANE v BAYER LEVERKUSEN (2002). The best Champions League goal ever? Certainly the most important best goal ever. Zinedine Zidane somehow managed to not only make contact with Roberto Carlos' cross — which came down with ...and more »
Posted on 17 September 2015 | 2:45 am
WATCH: Dubliner Graham Burke embracing his
SportsJOEWATCH: Dubliner Graham Burke embracing his inner Zinedine Zidane at the weekendSportsJOEThere exists a plethora of terms for the technique whereby a player protects the ball from the challenge of a defender by turning his back to his opponent and dragging the ball twice with either boot to take it beyond him. The technique was perfected ...and more »
Posted on 14 September 2015 | 9:49 am
14 pieces of majestic Zinedine Zidane skill
14 pieces of majestic Zinedine Zidane skillFourFourTwoThis month's FourFourTwo cover star, Zinedine Zidane, may be taking his first tentative steps when it comes to football management, but he could also play a bit too, as these moments of magic prove. Take it away, Zizou... 1) Once known as the Roulette ...and more »
Posted on 10 September 2015 | 7:15 am
Andres Iniesta: Evoking memories of Zinedine
SportskeedaAndres Iniesta: Evoking memories of Zinedine ZidaneSportskeedaIt was the usual Euro qualifier involving Spain. La Roja were bossing the game, making the Slovakians run around in circles while they played Total Football (yes, the left back Jordi Alba scored from a cross provided by midfielder David Silva). The ...and more »
Posted on 10 September 2015 | 12:47 am
Gareth Bale won't be sold to Manchester
Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane has ruled out the notion of the club selling £86million world record signing Gareth Bale to Manchester United this summer.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 8:23 am
The Zidane Clan: Can Zinedine's Four
You do not need to read too far between the lines to understand that, having starred for Real Madrid as a player, Zinedine Zidane is now being groomed to perform similar heroics for the club as its manager. The Frenchman, 43 this year, may have limited coaching experience behind him since he retired from playing the sport nearly 10 years ago—but that does not mean he doesn't feel prepared to ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:15 am
Your favourite UEFA Champions League goals
After Zinédine Zidane spoke to UEFA.com about his 2002 final volley we asked if it was your favourite ever UEFA Champions League goal, and if not, what is? Here are your choices.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 10:29 am
Liga - Real Madrid: Zinedine Zidane hails
Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo’s “relentless desire to make progress” in his career.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 4:28 am
Zinedine Zidane reveals Real Madrid’s
Former France midfielder Zinedine Zidane has admitted that Real Madrid are monitoring Raheem Sterling’s situation at Liverpool closely and they are keeping tabs on his contractual developments.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 12:44 am
Lionel Messi photobombing Cristiano Ronaldo
Forget that classic image of Pele and Bobby Moore embracing. Forget that wonderful shot of a forlorn Zinedine Zidane shuffling past the World Cup trophy. You can even forget that picture of Vinnie Jones grabbing Gazza by the goolies. At the draw for the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:24 pm
Chelsea and Man United set to battle it out
The competition has seen the likes of Zinedine Zidane's son Luca and United midfielder Ander Herrera showcasing their skills on a small scale pitch with fans inching to get a glimpse of the magic taking taking place. Chelsea's Victor Moses and Cesar ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:38 am
Top 10 Soccer Players in the World: Start of
In abstract, it doesn’t matter much. Both are all-time greats and arguably with Zinedine Zidane the best soccer players of the 21st Century. Even so, you just know it galls Ronaldo to his core that Messi will always be seen as a little bit better and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Football League Q&A: Dave Edwards on missing
Fortunately Kenny Jackett has turned it all around. Which player in history would you like to play alongside? Zinedine Zidane, one of best players who ever lived. I’ve got a signed shirt of his at home which I managed to get a few years ago. I paid ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:50 am
Are athletes benefiting from the new vaping
John Daly and Mario Balotelli are perhaps unsurprising, but even the great Zinedine Zidane was known to smoke at times. Basketball all-time great Michael Jordan would apparently regularly turn up to games having just smoked an entire cigar himself.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 11:34 pm
Column: On Zizou, nostalgia and French
By cruel coincidence, the day upon which France demonstrated its soccer mediocrity by losing to Spain at Euro 2012 also happened to be the 40th birthday of Zinedine Zidane.
Posted on 23 June 2012 | 3:39 pm
France beats co-host Ukraine 2-0 in Group D
Ukraine's players were first drenched by a thunderstorm, then swamped by France's clever, passing soccer.
Posted on 15 June 2012 | 11:49 am
France still looking for Zidane-like figure
Six years after Zinedine Zidane played his last match, France is still looking for someone to replace him.
Posted on 13 June 2012 | 6:32 am
Zidane: Backing Qatar bid wasn't for money
Zinedine Zidane insists his decision to back Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid was motivated by a pledge to help soccer spread to the Middle East, rather than the promise of money.
Posted on 9 February 2011 | 7:06 am
Zidane returns to help boost France team's
Zinedine Zidane made an appearance at France's training camp on Wednesday to help coach Laurent Blanc restore the beleaguered national team's confidence following its poor performance at the World Cup.
Posted on 1 September 2010 | 9:13 am
Resolved Question: Who is better - Andres
Who do you think is the better footballer.
Posted on 2 December 2012 | 4:01 am
Resolved Question: Eden Hazard or Zinedine
youssuf mulumbu or De Rossi?
Charlie Adam or Andrea Pirlo?
Ali Al-Habsi or Gigi Buffon?
Tom Cleverly of Mesut Ozil?
Ledley King or Paolo Maldini?
Ramires or anyone?
Grant Holt or Falcao?
Lukas Podolski or Cristiano Ronaldo?
Stewart Downing or Lionel Messi?
Franco DiSanto or Edinson Cavani?
Djobril Cisse or Gonzalo Higuain?
Posted on 5 September 2012 | 2:47 pm
Resolved Question: Dennis Bergkamp vs
Bergkamp more of a foward and Zidane more of a midfielder I know, but in terms of technical ability and skills, who do you think was superior?
Posted on 29 June 2012 | 3:55 pm
Resolved Question: Lionel Messi vs Zinedine
Who is the better player? I had the chance to watch both, but can't decide.
Something always takes me back to Zidane for some reason and I can't figure out why... but Messi is said to be the greatest ever and the goals he scores is phenomenal.
Posted on 7 January 2012 | 2:21 am
Resolved Question: Who in your opinion is
Posted on 27 July 2011 | 6:11 pm