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Zi·dane

 (zē-dän′), Zinedine Yazid Born 1972.
French soccer player. A powerful offensive midfielder, he helped his country's team win the 1998 World Cup, becoming one of the best-known players in professional soccer.
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Zidane

(French zidɑn)
n
(Biography) Zinedine (zinedin). born 1972, French footballer, known as Zizou; scored 31 goals in 108 games for France (1994–2006), including two in the 1998 World Cup final; sent off in the 2006 World Cup final; his club sides included Juventus and Real Madrid
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VIGO, SPAINZinedine Zidane indicated Gareth Bale will stay at Real Madrid after the Welshman led the way in a 3-1 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday.Bale was back in the team and back in form at Balaidos, with Zidane's eagerness to sell him this summer perhaps fresh in his mind as he teed up Karim Benzema's opening goal.
Zinedine Zidane continues to suggest Welshman Gareth Bale will leave Real Madrid this summer, despite his side's growing injury list
GARETH Bale appears to be on the verge of leaving Real Madrid after coach Zinedine Zidane revealed the Spanish giants are in talks with an unnamed club about a transfer.
Gareth Bale appears to be on the verge of a Real Madrid exit after Zinedine Zidane revealed transfer talks are under way with an unnamed club -- comments which prompted the player's agent Jonathan Barnett to call the Frenchman a "disgrace".
Summary: Madrid [Spain], July 12 (ANI): Real Madrid on Friday announced that their manager Zinedine Zidane has left the pre-season training camp in Montreal because of personal reasons.
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Arsene Wenger showed he has more than just a brilliant football mind as he accelerated away from former Ballon d'Or winner Zinedine Zidane in a charity match in Bordeaux.
REAL Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has suggested Gareth Bale is the past of the club and not the future, in postmatch comments that followed the manager deciding not to use the Welshman in what could have been his last game for the club.
REAL Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane poured salt in the wound after refusing to use Gareth Bale in the last game of the season.
Boss Zinedine Zidane is not a fan of the Wales striker, and wants to offload him as part of a summer clearout.
MADRID: Real Madrid could sell Thibaut Courtois or Keylor Navas this summer after head coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday the club will have a clear first-choice goalkeeper next season.Zidane also defended his choice to play neither keeper against Huesca on Saturday, instead of handing his 20-year-old son Luca only his second competitive start for the Spanish giants.