Zinedine Zidane

Born: June 23, 1972 (age 45)

Height: 6'0.5" (185cm)

Hometown: Marseille, France
Nationality: France French

Position: Attacking midfielder
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Career History
Youth1986-1989AS Cannes
Senior1989-1992AS Cannes
1992-1996Bordeaux
1996-2001Juventus
2001-2006Real Madrid
International1994-2006France
Managerial2014-2016Real Madrid Castilla
2016-Real Madrid
Sports Mole has 1,031 articles about Zinedine Zidane. Articles 1 to 40:
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard reveals admiration for Real Madrid
Chelsea forward Eden Hazard says that he will only depart Stamford Bridge when he 'feels the desire' to do so, amid fresh links with a move to Real Madrid.
12:51
Cristiano Ronaldo is stunned during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo: 'Why should I speak to reporters?'
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo vents frustration at reporters on Tuesday night after his side's win over APOEL.
13:30
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'I expected Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema goals'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says that he was not surprised to see Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema net doubles in the Champions League win over APOEL.
Nov 22, 11:53
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Marco Asensio gives Zinedine Zidane transfer ultimatum?
Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio reportedly tells manager Zinedine Zidane that he will leave the club unless he is guaranteed more minutes this season.
Nov 21, 17:05
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane to offload eight Real Madrid stars?
Zinedine Zidane is reportedly prepared to get rid of eight Real Madrid players over the next two transfer windows.
Nov 21, 10:16
Head coach Joachim Loew of Germany gestures during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between France and Germany at Maracana on July 4, 2014
Real Madrid 'want Joachim Low as Zinedine Zidane replacement'
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez reportedly identifies Germany boss Joachim Low as his number one target to replace underfire manager Zinedine Zidane.
Nov 20, 12:53
Cristiano Ronaldo is stunned during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo slams teammates after draw with Atletico Madrid?
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly criticises several of his teammates after the club's goalless draw with Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening.
Nov 20, 11:26
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid deserved more in derby'
Zinedine Zidane admits that Real Madrid will have to remain 'patient' in the La Liga title race, having fallen 10 points adrift of Barcelona this weekend.
Nov 19, 19:21
Neymar in action during the Ligue 1 match between Guingamp and Paris Saint-Germain on August 13, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain 'deny claim Neymar has £198m release clause'
A report claims that Neymar does not have a £198m release clause in his Paris Saint-Germain contract, as manager Unai Emery provides an update on the situation.
Nov 17, 19:19
Neymar in action during the international friendly between Japan and Brazil on November 10, 2017
Zinedine Zidane refuses to rule out future swoop for Neymar
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane refuses to rule out making a future move for Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, despite his strong links to rivals Barcelona.
Nov 17, 16:59
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews Saturday evening's La Liga showdown between local rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano.
Nov 17, 11:25
Dele Alli and Hector Bellerin in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal on March 5, 2016
This weekend's biggest games in world football
As club football returns following the final international break of the year, Sports Mole picks out the matches not to be missed across the globe this weekend.
Nov 17, 07:00
Gareth Bale after Real Madrid's Champions League final victory over Juventus on June 6, 2017
Real Madrid 'lower Gareth Bale asking price to £62m'
Gareth Bale could be on his way back to the Premier League with Manchester United next summer, as Real Madrid have reportedly halved his asking price.
Nov 14, 12:50
Roma's Lucas Digne vies with Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal during the Champions League match on February 17, 2016
Dani Carvajal 'to return against Atletico Madrid'
Dani Carvajal will make his Real Madrid return in this weekend's Madrid derby against Atletico Madrid, according to a report.
Nov 13, 14:04
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Chris Coleman: 'Gareth Bale will be devastated by injury setback'
Wales boss Chris Coleman says that Gareth Bale "will be devastated" after being ruled out of action for the 19th time during his four-year spell at Real Madrid.
Nov 12, 15:15
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender Marquinhos (L) vies with Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Isco during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Real Madrid, on October 21, 2015 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris.
Report: Real Madrid ready to move for Marquinhos
Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos is a January transfer target for Spanish and European champions Real Madrid, according to a report.
Nov 11, 14:14
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Real Madrid keen to sign striker for cut-price fee?
Real Madrid are reportedly keen on signing a new striker during the January transfer window in a bid to improve their return in front of goal.
Nov 9, 18:32
Eden Hazard in action during the Champions League game between Chelsea and Qarabag on September 12, 2017
Eden Hazard admits to Real Madrid "dream"
Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard admits that it would be a "dream" to play under Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid.
Nov 9, 09:19
Cristiano Ronaldo is stunned during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Cristiano Ronaldo 'very angry with Real Madrid teammate Isco'
Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly very angry with Real Madrid teammate Isco for not thanking him for an assist against Las Palmas on Sunday.
Nov 8, 15:58
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Iker Casillas: 'Tough run will make Zinedine Zidane stronger'
Former Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas insists that there is still plenty of time for the Spanish and European champions to get back on track this season.
Nov 8, 12:05
James Rodriguez celebrates scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Eibar on April 9, 2016
Barcelona 'eyeing up shock James Rodriguez swoop'
A report claims that Barcelona want Bayern Munich to purchase James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on a permanent deal, before then luring him to Camp Nou.
Nov 7, 21:42
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid players needed win over Las Palmas'
Head coach Zinedine Zidane admits that his Real Madrid players "needed" their 3-0 win over Las Palmas after previously suffering back-to-back defeats.
Nov 6, 11:07
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Result: Real Madrid back to winning ways against Las Palmas
Marco Asensio scores a goal-of-the-season contender to help Real Madrid return to winning ways in La Liga with a 3-0 victory over Las Palmas at the Bernabeu.
Nov 5, 21:36
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-0 Las Palmas - as it happened
Relive how Real Madrid returned to winning ways in La Liga with a 3-0 victory over Las Palmas, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Bernabeu.
Nov 5, 18:45
Gareth Bale in action during the World Cup qualifier between Wales and Austria on September 2, 2017
Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales friendlies
Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane confirms that Gareth Bale will not be available in time for Wales's international friendlies against France and Panama this month.
Nov 4, 16:12
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring during the Champions League game between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid on September 26, 2017
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Las Palmas
Sports Mole previews the La Liga encounter at the Bernabeu between Real Madrid and Las Palmas.
Nov 3, 16:54
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "not worried" about losing to Tottenham Hotspur
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists that he is "not worried" after witnessing his team lose to Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.
Nov 1, 22:49
Dele Alli celebrates scoring during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Result: Tottenham Hotspur humble defending champions Real Madrid to progress
Tottenham Hotspur beat Real Madrid 3-1 at Wembley Stadium to make it through to the last-16 stage of the Champions League with two games to spare.
Nov 1, 21:37
Dele Alli scores the opener during the Champions League group game between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid on November 1, 2017
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Tottenham Hotspur's 3-1 win over Real Madrid, as the back-to-back champions fell to a rare group-stage loss.
Nov 1, 18:45
Harry Kane and Cristiano Ronaldo greet each other on October 17, 2017
Team News: Harry Kane starts for Tottenham Hotspur against Real Madrid
Harry Kane is passed fit to start for Tottenham Hotspur against Real Madrid at Wembley.
Nov 1, 18:43
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Real Madrid star Gareth Bale not included in squad for Tottenham Hotspur trip
Gareth Bale is reportedly not in the Real Madrid squad for Wednesday's Champions League clash against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley.
Oct 31, 09:57
Harry Kane chats to Mauricio Pochettino during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool on October 22, 2017
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews the Champions League encounter at Wembley Stadium between Tottenham Hotspur and Real Madrid.
Oct 30, 16:32
Isco in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Manchester City confident of Isco signing?
Manchester City are reportedly confident of signing Real Madrid midfielder Isco, despite the playmaker having recently penned a new contract.
Oct 30, 15:29
Gareth Bale during the Champions League match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid on May 28, 2016
Zinedine Zidane to make late decision on Gareth Bale inclusion
Zinedine Zidane says that Gareth Bale "is still in the process of recuperation" and it is not yet known whether he will feature against Tottenham Hotspur.
Oct 29, 21:43
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Zinedine Zidane refusing to panic after shock Girona defeat
Zinedine Zidane disagrees that Real Madrid "played badly" in their 2-1 defeat to Girona, which leaves his side eight points adrift of Barcelona already.
Oct 29, 19:39
Cristiano Ronaldo in action during the La Liga game between Getafe and Real Madrid on October 14, 2017
Result: Girona beat Real Madrid in historic match
Girona come from behind to record a 2-1 win over Spanish champions Real Madrid in Sunday afternoon's historic La Liga clash in Catalonia.
Oct 29, 17:05
Karim Benzema in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Team News: Karim Benzema reinstated in Real Madrid attack
Zinedine Zidane reinstates Karim Benzema in his frontline for Real Madrid's trip to Girona, as Los Blancos aim to close the gap on league leaders Barcelona.
Oct 29, 14:16
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is challenged by Real Madrid's Casemiro during the Champions League semi-final first leg on April 26, 2016
Manchester United show interest in Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro?
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho reportedly registers an interest in signing Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro.
Oct 28, 13:23
Real Madrid attacker Marco Asensio celebrates scoring against Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup second leg on August 16, 2017
Result: Real Madrid claim two-goal lead against third-tier Fuenlabrada
Goals from Marco Asensio and Lucas Vazquez give Real Madrid a two-goal advantage over third-tier Fuenlabrada in the Copa del Rey.
Oct 26, 22:19
Zinedine Zidane appears prior to the game between Real Madrid and Deportivo La Coruna on January 9, 2016
Zinedine Zidane: 'I am not world's best coach'
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists that he is not the best head coach in world football, despite picking up the FIFA Best Coach of 2017 award on Monday night.
Oct 26, 12:25



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1211103342934
2Valencia1293032112130
3Real Madrid127322291324
4Atletico MadridAtletico126601661024
5Sevilla127141412222
6Villarreal126331912721
7Real Sociedad125342522318
8Leganes12525911-217
9Real Betis125252125-417
10Getafe124441914516
11GironaGirona124441417-316
12Levante123631415-115
13Celta Vigo124262319414
14Espanyol12345915-613
15Athletic Bilbao123361216-412
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo123271523-811
17EibarEibar123271125-1411
18Malaga12219925-167
19AlavesAlaves122010620-146
20Las PalmasLas Palmas122010830-226