Zinedine Zidane is a well known French professional football manager and former player. He is also one of the most successful football managers in Real Madrid history. Zidane is widely famous by his French nickname Zizou. During his football career as a player, he has played with many well-reputed clubs and famous leagues. Zinedine Zidane’s net worth is more than $73 million. He is one of the highest-paid football managers of the time with £10.5 million. As a player, he has played as an attacking midfielder.
|Country of Origin
|23 June 1972
|Football Manager, Former Football Player
Early Life & Career
Zinedine Zidane was born on 23 June 1972 at La Castellane, Marseille, in Southern France. In his family, he was the youngest one. Zidane is from a religious Muslim family. At the age of five, he began playing football in Castellane. He joined the junior team of a local club at the age of ten. Zidane joined AS Cannes and played for some weeks. In 1992-93 season he joined Girondins de Bordeaux. He played very impressively for the team and soon he got offers for joining the top clubs. He joined the Italian popular football club Juventus FC.
In 2001 Zidane joined Real Madrid. This was a record and most expensive transfer of the time for 150 billion Italian lire. On the international side, Zidane has a long and successful career. He was one of the most aggressive football players at that time. He played many mega-events with France’s national football team.
As a football manager, Zidane is one of the most successful managers for Real Madrid. They won consecutive UEAF champions league seasons in presence of Zidane and forward player Cristiano Ronaldo. Both Ronaldo and Zidane left Real Madrid together and Zidane was returned in season 2019-20.
Love Life & Family
Zidane was married to Veronique Zidane in 1994. Both husband-wife are spending a joyful life together with their four children Enzo Fernandez, Elyaz Zidane Fernandez, Luca Zidane, and Theo Zidane. His wife was a former dancer and model.
Zidane is more known as a football manager than a player in the current time. He is one of the successful and highest-paid as well as managers of the club history. As a player, Zidane has played for the popular football clubs Juventus and Real Madrid. Interestingly he is the manager of the team that he has played for.
Zinedine Zidane’s net worth is more than $73 million which includes his salary and other brand deals.