The Day Zidane the Would-Be Football God Became Human

With the World Cup beckoning if he stayed on the pitch for another 20 plus minutes in the face of an ultra-defensive Italian side, Zidane lost it all. He decided to put self before nation, forsake his legacy and rightful position in the pantheon of footballing “gods” such as Pele, Maradona and Beckanbauer

Oh, how he will rue those fleeting moments of folly.

Video here.

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One thought on “The Day Zidane the Would-Be Football God Became Human

  1. ver, very sad indeed

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