Real Madrid fans happy with Zidane’s return

Real Madrid fans react after Zinedine Zidane returns to Real Madrid.

‘My heart told me, you’ve rested enough now’: Zidane

“My heart told me, ‘You’ve rested enough now’ […] There’s the president and Madrid calling you. I want to come back,” says Zinedine Zidane, during his official presentation at Real Madrid, where he re-assumed his position as coach. SOUNDBITE

Zidane says is “very happy” to return as Real Madrid coach

Zinedine Zidane said he was “very happy to come back to work in this big club, and with this team especially”, as he made a sensational return as coach of Real Madrid after Santiago Solari’s sacking was finally confirmed on Monday. SOUNDBITE

Portraits of football players as 19th century generals

Portraits of football stars like Maradona, Zidane or Totti, represented in general of the nineteenth century, are showcased at the Academy of Fine Art of St. Petersburg as Russia hosts the 2018 World Cup.

World Cup 2018: France is “capable” of winning, says Zidane

Twenty years after lifting the World Cup trophy at home in 1998, Zinedine Zidane is back at the Stade de France to inaugurate a playground in the presence of his former teammates, a chance for them to relive their glory days.

Zidane and Isco laud third consecutive Champions League title

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane lauds his side’s third successive Champions League title after the Spanish giants defeated Liverpool 3-1 in Saturday’s final in Kiev.