• Zinédine Zidane

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    Zidane's parents emigrated to Paris in 1954 from the village of Aguemone in the Kabylie region of Algeria. They moved to Marseille a few years later, where Zidane was born.

  • List of international goals scored by Zinedine Zidane

    Zinedine Zidane is a retired French footballer who represented the France national football team from 1994 to 2006 as an attacking midfielder. During his international career he has earned 108 appearances and scored 31 international goals, 5 of those coming at the FIFA World Cup. He is currently, France's 5th-highest goalscorer and 5th-most capped French international. He has also represented France at 3 FIFA World Cups (1998, 2002, 2006 ) and 3 UEFA European Championships (1996, 2000, 2004 ). He earned his first cap for Les Blues in August 1994 in a friendly against the Czech Republic, where he scored 2 goals to bring the game to a 2–2 draw. He is considered one of the main stars of France's golden generation that existed from 1998 to 2006 as he helped the side win the 1998 FIFA World Cup Final and UEFA Euro 2000 Final, as he scored 2 goals in the former final and won the Player of the Tournament award for the latter competition. He would play his last ever professional football game and scored his final ever international goal at the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final where he was infamously sent off in extra time after headbutting Marco Materazzi because the Italian made a remark about his sister. He also won the Golden Ball award of that year's World Cup.

  • International goals scored by Zinedine Zidane

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