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About Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane (Birth: June 23, 1972) is a former French Football captain. In March 09, he rated Steven Gerrard as the best player in the world and the 'heartbeat' of the Liverpool team.

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Visa Unveils Innovative Tournament Activation Program with Interactive Fan Engagements and Seamless In-Stadium Technology to Connect Everyone to the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Visa Inc. (NYSE:V), the global leader in payments, and FIFA’s exclusive Financial Services partner for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, today shared its global FIFA World Cup activation program, which will enhance the sporting experience for millions of fans, clients and partners in 104 countries worldwide.

Spanish manager Del Bosque becomes first to complete treble of CL, WC and Euros
Spanish coach Vicente Del Bosque has engrossed his name in the history of football by completing a treble of winning three major tournaments as a manager, which includes the Champions League during his spell as Real Madrid manager, the World Cup and the Euro Cup with the Spanish national team.

Messi,Rooney have long way to go before being branded 'greats' like me, says Pele
Brazilian legend Pele has reckoned that French footballer inedine Zidane was a more complete player than Argentine striker Lionel Messi, who is touted as the finest footballer today.

Beckham 'would love to go back to Manchester United'
David Beckham has said that he would love to go back to Manchester United in a sporting director's role.

'I could have been a footballer if I hadn't had to give up,' says Federer
If Roger Federer hadn't been wooing the tennis masses in Switzerland, the tennis legend could have been lining up for football club Concordia Basel against Manchester United in the Champions League this week.

Mourinho wins Real Madrid battle to hold more power
Jose Mourinho's power base at Real Madrid will now grow significantly, as he has been appointed as the club's "sporting manager of football".

Scholes blasts 'selfish' England players for team's failure
Former English midfielder Paul Scholes has blamed 'selfish' England players who put 'personal ambitions' ahead of the country for the failures of the national side.

Zidane admits Scholes was his toughest rival
Former French football captain Zinedine Zidane has described retiring Manchester United and England football star Paul Scholes as one of his toughest rivals on the field.

Ronaldo to end international career in friendly game against Romania
Brazil's two-time World Cup winning striker Ronaldo is set to bid his final farewell to football in a friendly game against Romania in Sao Paulo on June 7.

Brazilian footballer Ronaldo pulls curtain on glittering international career
Brazil's two-time World Cup winning striker Ronaldo has retired from international football citing injury and fitness concerns.

Four years after WC head butt, Zidane, Marco shake hands in Milan
Former French and Italian football stars Zinedine Zidane and Marco Materazzi have shaken hands for the first time since their 2006 World Cup final bust-up.

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