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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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The Serbian striker penned a six-year deal at the Bernabeu in June to become manager Zinedine Zidane's first summer signing of his squad overhaul.
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Zinedine Zidane continues to suggest Welshman Gareth Bale will leave Real Madrid this summer, despite his side's growing injury list
Summary: Leeds [UK], July 21 (ANI): Amidst all the speculations surrounding Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale's future at the club, manager Zinedine Zidane said that the 30-year-old is very close to leaving.
MONTREAL, CANADAReal Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has left the Spanish giants' pre-season training camp in Montreal after the death of his brother, the club have said.Zidane returned home on Friday, with Real on Saturday revealing his brother Farid had died.
Boss Zinedine Zidane, who completed a PS130m deal for Chelsea's Eden Hazard last night, wants Manchester United midfielder Pogba to line up beside him next season.
Although Giggs acknowledges all of the great talents he played against, he believes that current Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was the best he ever faced.
Real Madrid delivered a winning response to Zinedine Zidane's stinging criticism as Mariano Diaz scored twice in a 3-2 victory over Villarreal on Sunday.
ZINEDINE ZIDANE'S shock return to take charge of Real Madrid has cast major doubt over the future of Gareth Bale.
MADRID:Spanish media on Tuesday hailed Zinedine Zidane's surprising restoration as Real Madrid coach as the return of the hero" and said the saviour" was also the last shot" of the struggling European champions.Real president Florentino Perez had pulled from his hat a rabbit called Zinedine Zidane," wrote Barcelona daily Mundo Deportivo.
After a disastrous season so far, Real Madrid have replaced coach Santiago Solari with club legend Zinedine Zidane, just 10 months after the Frenchman left the club.