bibliography
NNDB
This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Zinédine Zidane

AKA Zinédine Yazid Zidane

Born: 23-Jun-1972
Birthplace: Marseille, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Muslim [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern [2]
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Soccer

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Real Madrid FC


[1] Self-described "non-practicing Muslim", according to The Observer, 4 April 2004. Algeria is 98.5% Sunni Muslim, the remaining 1% Muslims being Ibadi (in neither Sunni nor Shia sects). A film exists of Zidane praying during the 1998 World Cup. He is married to a Christian woman.

[2] Kabyle Berber (Algeria, North Africa), of which there are about 3 million.

Wife: Véronique (dancer, m. 1993, four sons)
Son: Enzo (b. 1994)
Son: Luca (b. 1998)
Son: Théo (b. 18-May-2002)
Son: Elyas (b. 26-Dec-2005)

    European Footballer of the Year 1998
    FIFA Ballon dOr 1998
    FIFA Ballon dOr 2000
    FIFA Ballon dOr 2003
    Endorsement of LVMH 2010
    Algerian Ancestry

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Real Madrid (2001-06)
    Juventus (1996-2001)
    Girondins de Bordeaux (1992-96)
    AS Cannes (1988-92)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Class of '92 (29-Nov-2013) · Himself
    Asterix at the Olympic Games (13-Jan-2008)
    Goal! 2: Living the Dream... (9-Feb-2007) · Himself
    Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait (23-May-2006) · Himself
    Goal! (8-Sep-2005) · Himself


New!
NNDB MAPPER
Create a map starting with Zinédine Zidane
Requires Flash 7+ and Javascript.

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile



Copyright ©2014 Soylent Communications


Related Topics

Soccer



Helix Fossil