Zinedine Zidane is a retired and decorated football player and now the manager of the world-famous club, Real Madrid. He is also known as Zizou. He has played for Cannes, Juventus, Real Madrid, Bordeaux and also the National team of France. He played as a midfielder. Zidane is considered as one of the best players in the world and has been given the title of best Footballer of Europe by the UEFA Jubilee poll. He is known for his amazing controlling techniques and elegant way of playing. So without further ado, let’s check out the net worth of this indomitable personality in 2018.
Zidane early life
In the year 1972 on June, Zidane took birth in France, Marseille. His parents are Smail and Malika and he is a descent of Algerian Kabyle. His family migrated to Paris in the year 1953. Zidane is the youngest son of his family. He was exposed to football when he was just 5 years old and was at Castellane. Here he used to play football with the fellow kids from the neighbourhood. When Zidane was 10 years old, he was part of the local club’s junior team. This club was from Castellane and is known as US Saint-Henri.
It was during this time that he received his first license for being a football player. After playing for US Saint-Henri for one and a half years, Zidane moved on to SO Septemes-Les-Vallons. He was part of this club until he was 14 years old. He has also part of the training camp of CREPS which is founded by the French football federation. When Zidane was playing for the Cannes he met his future wife whose name is Veronique Fernandez. Thru both tied the knot in the year 1994 and have four sons. All four of them are in the football profession.
Zidane Career, Awards & Achievement
While Zidane was playing for Real Madrid he had been the winner of the title of LA Liga and he had also won the UEFA champions league. He has also won the international cup and UEFA super cup for both Juventus and Real Madrid. In the year 2001, Zidane made a transition to Real Madrid from Juventus. In this transition, Zidane earned a very handsome amount of € 77.5 million. In the year 2002, Zidane won the UEFA Championship League final. He has also been to win the Fifa World cup for France in the year 1998. This victory resulted in Zidane receiving the Legion D’honneur in the same year. After retiring from the playing world, Zidane was appointed as the assistant coach for Real Madrid and presently he has become the manager of the team.
Awards and achievements
In the years 2003, 2000 and 1998, Zidane was honored with the title of Fifa world player of the year. In the year 1998, the Ballon d’Or was won by him. In 2002 Zidane became the La Liga best foreign player of the year. For being the player of the tournament in the world cup of 2006, Zidane received the Golden Ball.
Net worth of Zidane
Zidane is considered to one of the richest athletes around the world and his net worth is estimated to be around $85 million. He was a very successful football player and has won the Ballon d’Or and the Fifa World cup. After retiring he became the manager of the club, Real Madrid. Before he became the manager of the club, as always player he used to play for them as well. When he transferred from Juventus to Real Madrid the deal was made for $85 million.
Zidane has been playing football since he was five years old. He has achieved lots of success in his career which includes winning the Fifa World cup and also the Ballon d’Or. After retiring he joined the Real Madrid club as an assistant coach and later became the manager of the team. He is happily married with four sons who are all into the same sports.