In a long interview with Tony Parker on the Skweek Show, Zinédine Zidane looks back on several notable moments in his career.
Whether at club or national team, on the pitch or on the bench, Zinédine Zidane’s career is extremely rich. Alongside Tony Parker, the discreet winner of the 1998 Ballon d’Or writes about mentality and as a player: “I am never asked about my chances of winning or not« , admits the 98 world champion. « I aim to Win, I am a competitor and I play to Win. But what interested me most was the journey to get there. What is right to see the best? I worked, I was serious, I listened to them and the results came naturally. And the results are always there, upon recommendation. This is how it should be. On the other hand, we can point out the Ballon d’Or, but it’s the same as Gagné. This does not mean that others are bad.»
The former Juventus and Real Madrid player then speaks about his son’s memories of his career. The manner is surprising, it is mentioned in the 2006 World Cup with the France team, lost to Italy and during which he was expelled after his altercation with Marco Materazzi.
The 1991-1992 season
« My biggest disappointment was when I was younger, when I went down with AS Cannes», Zizou decides. « I have not played. Since I was a prospect, they sold me right away. I then went to Bordeaux. I was young. My biggest disappointment was going down with a club.»
Zidane: “I had a big disappointment during my career and I am still a young man when I go down to Ligue 2 with AS Cannes”.
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Subsequently, the native of Marseille wore the colors of the Girondins de Bordeaux for four seasons between 1992 and 1996, before signing with Juventus, the club where he played for five years. From 2001 to 2006, Zinédine Zidane played for Real Madrid.