Zinedine Yazid Zidane
Birth Date: 23rd of June, 1972
Birth place: Marseille, France
Nationality: French / Algerian
Position: Midfield, Attacking Midfield
Nicks (AKA): Zizou, Yazid, ZZ Tops
Current Club Team:
- Jersey Number: 10
- Debut Date: 8th of August, 1994
- Debut Against: Czech republic [2-2] (both goals by Zizou)
- Career Caps: 39
- Goals: 11
Real Madrid, Spain
Former Club Team:
- Jersey Number: 5
- Debut Date: 5th of August, 2001
- Debut Against: Ahly, Egypt [0-1]
Juventus FC, Italy
Other Former Teams:
- Jersey Number: 21
- Debut Date: 9th of September, 1996
- Debut Against: Reggiana [1-1]
- Cannes, France: (1988-92)
- Bordeaux, France: (1992-96)
- Debut in Top Division: 20th of May, 1994
- Soccer Idols: Enzo Francescolli (& Platini)
- Favorite Team: "My heart beats for Olympic Marseille"
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife: Veronica (Spanish)
- Children: 2 Sons: "Enzo", born 1994 and named after Zidane's idol; and "Luca", born 1999.
- Best Friend: Christophe Dugarry (France), Paolo Montero (Juventus), Claude Mekalele (Real Madrid).
- Personality: Self admittedly shy, though warm & intelligent
- Family: Zidane's older brother Farid, is said to play football just like Zidane.