July 5, 2022
Zinedine Yazid Zidan (French pronunciation: [zinedin zidan] (listen), French Zinédine Yazid Zidane, Arabic. زين الدين يزيد زيدان, Kabyle. Zineddin Lyazid Zidan; born June 23, 1972, Marseille) is a French football player and coach, world champion in 1998, European champion in 2000, vice-champion of the world in 2006, winner of the "Golden Ball" - the best football player in Europe in 1998, three times recognized as the best football player in the world according to FIFA (1998, 2000, 2003), one of the best football players of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. From June 1, 2009 to May 2011, he worked as an assistant to the president of "Real" Florentino Perez. From May 2011 to 2012, he held the position of sports director of Real Madrid. In the summer of 2012, Zidane left the post of sports director of "Real" and in the summer of 2013 became the assistant of the head coach of the "royal club" Carlo Ancelotti, having worked for one year. After that, during 2014-2016, he was the head coach of the double "creamy" Real Castilla. Since January 2016, Zidane began an independent coaching career, leading Real Madrid. Since January 4, 2016, he headed the coaching staff of the Spanish club "Real Madrid". On May 31, 2018, he announced that he was resigning from his position. On March 11, 2019, Real Madrid took the lead again. Second world coach of 2016 according to FIFA, awarded at the FIFA All-Star Parade.