Quotes by: Zinedine Zidane
Zidane in 2015
||Zinedine Yazid Zidane
|Date of birth
23 June 1972 |
|Place of birth
||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
|Real Madrid (manager)
||Real Madrid Castilla
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
It's the first time it's happened to me and maybe the last. It's a strange sensation, not normal for me. I can't remember scoring three goals, even when I was a kid.
We must not let ourselves get driven off course, no matter what happens we must stick to our natural game.
I don't know if we are the best team in the world. I am lucky to be playing alongside some of the best players around. It's a dream.
Real Madrid is the most important thing that happened to me, both as a footballer and as a person.
My father is an Algerian, proud of who he is and I am proud that my father is Algerian.
I may have had a lot of luck in my life, but I still need to find a challenge in the game.
I was lucky to come from a difficult area. It teaches you not just about football but also life.
I'm very inspired by him-it was my father who taught us that an immigrant must work twice as hard as anybody else, that he must never give up.
It was my father who taught us that an immigrant must work twice as hard as anybody else, that he must never give up.
We are well aware of the task ahead of us in what will be a very difficult match but which we all dream of playing.
My passion for the game comes from the city of Marseille itself. Unfortunately I can't go back there as much I want to because I play a lot here and abroad.
It doesn't matter how many times you win an award, it is always very special.
I have won many awards and I am very happy about this, but I am not the best player in the world.