Zinedine Zidane 'headbutt' statue unveiled

Zinedine Zidane
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A statue of the infamous headbutt performed by Zinedine Zidane on Marco Materazzi is erected in Paris.

A statue of the infamous headbutt performed by Zinedine Zidane on Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup has gone on display in Paris.

Zidane, France's skipper at the time, headbutted Materazzi during their clash in the final of the competition, which was ultimately won by Italy on penalties.

The statue, created by Adel Abdessemed, is displayed in front of the Centre Pompidou modern art museum in Paris.

Zidane made 108 appearances for his country.

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