Keyword: Zinedine Zidane

French polemicist says those with Arab first names are 'less French'

Right-wing commentator Eric Zemmour said choice by ex-minister of North African origin to give her daughter an Arab name was 'outragious' and that those with names like Zinedine Zidane were 'less French' than himself.

Zinedine Zidane's son chooses to play for France instead of Spain

Real Madrid recruit Enzo Fernández, whose dual nationality makes him eligible to play for either country, is named in a France youth squad.

Football, more than just a game in Marseille


Zinedine Zidane: Ex-France international helps wife's team

Star agrees to invest in Fourth Division Rodez Aveyron in south-west France where the family of his wife Veronique Fernandez-Lentisco live.

Paris displays Zinedine Zedane 'ode to defeat' headbutt statue

The infamous moment French football legend Zinedine Zidane was ejected from the 2006 World Cup final has been immortalised with a statue.