Zinedine Zidane

French Footballer

Early Years

born- June 23, 1972 in Marseille, France.

He did not go to college because he played soccer.

He was first scouted by a professinal team when he was 14 years old at AS Cannes.

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Getting involved

Zidane inspired many young people to play the beautiful sport of football. He won the ballon d'Or 1 time in 1998. The ballon d'Or is the award that recognizes the winner as the official best player in the world for that year.

He played for Cannes then went to Bordeaux the played for Juventus then went to the spanish club Real Madrid. This is where he retired and where he spent 5 years of his career