Zinedine Zidane: announced as future coach of the France team

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Zinedine Zidane : announced as future coach of the France team

ZIDANE. À a few days before the start of the World Cup, Zinedine Zidane would already be there. announced as the new coach of the Blues after the competition.

New bomb from the Spanish press this Thursday, November 3, Zinedine Zidane would be the future coach of the France team after the World Cup in Qatar was playing in France. from November 20. According to the latest information from Libertad Digital, taken up by all the Spanish press, the former legend would hold an agreement with the French Football Federation to become coach of the French team.< /p>

After the failure of Euro 2021 by current coach Didier Deschamps, it would be time for a change for Noël Le Graët. As a reminder, a few days ago, during the presentation of his wax double at the Gévin Museum, Zinedine Zidane indicated: that he would soon be back on the sidelines and that we had to be patient… at the Parisian, the president of the FFF did not seem to foresee a quick change of coach. "If he fulfills his mission (the objective is a qualification in the semi-finals , editor's note) and wishes to continue after the World Cup, it will be a priority. I won't see myself saying to him then: “your time is over”. He will have his hand. This position suits him like a glove"

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Can Zidane sign for PSG?

Historical adviser to the French for many years, Alain Migliaccio has invalidated at our colleagues from L'Equipe at the beginning of June, the information revealed on a possible arrival of Zidane at PSG : "All these rumors circulating are unfounded, says Alain Migliaccio, the adviser of "ZZ" for almost thirty years. "To date, I am the only person admitted to; representing and advising Zinédine Zidane. Neither Zinédine Zidane nor I have been contacted directly by the owner of PSG (…) I'm not even sure if he is really interested; by the arrival of Zinédine Zidane." After all the same real negotiations, the former number 10 will not come to PSG as he explained. to The Team Thursday, June 23. "Never say never. Especially when you're a coach today. But the question is moot. This is absolutely irrelevant. When I was a player I had a choice, almost every club. Coach, there are not fifty clubs where I can go. There are two or three possibilities. This is the reality. current. Coach, we have much less choice than player. If I go back to a club, it's to win. I say this with all modesty. That's why I can't go anywhere. For other reasons, too, I might not be able to go everywhere.

Zinédine Zidane at Real Madrid

Zidane's career took a new step in 2001, when he was transferred to Real Madrid during the summer. The cost of this transfer broke all records with an amount of around 506 million francs (i.e. more than 77 million euros) for a period of four years. With this new team, he won the Champions League in 2002. In the final match against Bayer Leverkusen, he scored a memorable goal for a right-hander (left foot volley). With Real, Zidane will confirm his stature as a contender for the title of best player in the world of the moment: he will win the UEFA Super Cup and the Intercontinental Cup in the same year. We can add to this track record a title of Spanish champion and a supercup the same year  (2003).

Zinedine Zidane in the French national team

Zidane s time with a big Italian club will make him a very great player from 1997, but it will take more to become a legend: in the France team, Zinedine Zidane wins the Cup 1998 World Cup, in France and against the Brazilians, in an anthology final on July 12, 1998. The two goals he scored with his head will go down in history. It’s  the very first time that French players have achieved the supreme title of world champion. Zidane receives that same year the Ballon d’or and the title of best European player. The great control specialist has reached an exceptional level of play. In 2000, he won the European Nations Championship with the Blues, a double. (world cup + European nations championship) never yet realized; in the history of football. We award to "Zizou" FIFA Player of the Year award. Its popularity in France is considerable.

Zinedine Zidane Ballon d'or

Amid several UNFP trophies (French football awards), UEFA and other accolades,  Zinedine Zidane won; the Ballon d'Or in 1998. He finished second in 2000 and third in 1997. He was also voted FIFA Footballer of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003. He was for many one of the best players in the world. His mastery of control, his very good vision of the game and the quality of the game. of his distribution characterize this exceptional player. Pelé does not lack praise for his subject: "He is the master, quite simply. I would put Zidane in the top five players (in history). In the last ten years there has not been another like him, he has been the best player in the world”.

Zinedine Zidane coach

The post-career of Zinedine Zidane was initially rather vague. proposals for a luxury retreat in a club in the United States or Australia. He finally returned to the world of football in June 2009, when he joined the management team of Real Madrid as an adviser to the president. In July 2011, "Zizou" becomes sporting director of the club after the departure of Jorge Valdano.  On June 26, 2013, he was chosen as assistant coach under Carlo Ancelotti, still with Real Madrid.

In 2015, Zidane obtained his UEFA coaching diploma and his European professional license. He must pass the DEPF (professional football coach diploma) in 2016. the place of Rafael Benítez, in the midst of a crisis for the club, which has just had a string of heavy defeats. The press was skeptical at first, but Zidane's style, between discretion, determination and a strong relationship with his stars, like Cristiano Ronaldo, was also going to take over on the bench. With Real, Zinédine Zidane will win everything: Spanish Championship (2017), Spanish Super Cup (2017), UEFA Super Cup (2016 and 2017), FIFA World Cup FIFA clubs (2016 and 2017). Above all, he will chain three victories in a row in the most prestigious competition, the Champions League, which he will win in 2016, 2017 and 2018, before announcing his departure from Real at; the end of May 2018. He is recalled; on the bench in March 2019, to take over from Santiago Solari, then left the club again in May 2021.