Zinedine Zidane is one of greatest all-time soccer players that the world has witnessed. He led France to victory in the 1998 World Cup. Read this biography to get info about his life, profile, childhood & timeline.

Talk about the talismans in the soccer world and the list would be incomplete without mentioning the name of the much skilled and talented Zinedine Zidane. Truly a magnificent professional, Zidane is one of the greatest players in the history of football that the game has ever witnessed.

A master at the fundamentals and techniques of the game, Zidane is known for his great controlling and dribbling skills, in addition to his magic ball touch, focussed vision and great leadership traits.

During his playing years, he was an unsurpassed player when it came to controlling and receiving the ball. In his 108 international outings, he scored 31 goals. Today a retired professional, Zidane’s fancy with the game started young.

Little did people known then that Zidane would create history in the soccer world with his amazing talent and prowess. He has had an amazing career graph with a win each at the FIFA World Cup (1998) and Euro (2000) with France.

1996-2001
31 goals
209 appearances
Serie A title: 96/97 - 97/98
2001-2006
49 goals
225 appearances
La Liga title: 2002/2003
1994-2005
31 goals
108 appearances
World Cup 1998 - Euro 2000

For his excellence, Zidane has been bestowed with many a coveted awards and honors including the FIFA World Player of the Year three times, and Ballon D'Or once.

FIFA World Cup 1998
Ballon D'or 1998
Euro Cup 2000
UEFA Champions League 2002
UEFA Super Cup 2002
Spanish League 2002-2003
Spanish Super Cup 2002
Serie A 1996-1997 1997-1998

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