What did Zidane do 2006?

What did Zidane do 2006?

Zinedine Zidane – who had scored a delicious Panenka penalty earlier on – was sent off in extra-time for planting his head into the chest of Italian defender Marco Materazzi. Materazzi answered questions during an Instagram Live session and as expected, the incident in the 2006 World Cup final cropped up.

Who did Zidane play for in 2006?

Real Madrid
Zinedine Zidane

Personal information
1996–2001 Juventus 151
2001–2006 Real Madrid 155
Total 506
National team

Why did Zidane get red card in 2006?

The match had been surrounded mostly around France’s Zinedine Zidane and Italy’s Marco Materazzi: this was the last match for the former for France, both were scorers in the final, and also embroiled in an incident in extra time that led to Zidane’s sending off after he headbutted Materazzi. …

Why is Zidane called Zizou?

He is affectionately known by fans all over the world as Zizou. The nickname supposedly originated when he was playing for Bordeaux in the early 1990s. The coach at the time, Rolland Courbis was looking for an affectionate nickname for Zinedine Yazid Zidane.

What was Zidane’s World Cup moment of Madness in 2006?

Zidane’s head, unfortunately, will not be remembered for his 1998 World Cup heroics, nor his near winner in Berlin, but his 108th-minute moment of madness in the 2006 World Cup final. Zinedine Zidane was largely calm throughout the match, but one moment was all that was required.

What was Zinedine Zidane’s last match?

The 2006 World Cup (for which he came out of retirement) was announced to be his final professional competition—with the final his last professional match.

When did Zidane sign his contract with Real Madrid?

July 9, 2001: Zidane signed a four-year contract (including an optional fifth season) with Real Madrid, after leaving Italian giants Juventus for £45.6 million.

What happened in the 2006 World Cup Final?

Ironically—possibly foreshadowing the 2006 final’s conclusion—in 1974, the Netherlands converted a second-minute spot kick vs. West Germany and lost the match 2-1. After a calm, cool and collected penalty, Zizou was en route to another classic performance. Clive Mason/Getty Images