Did Zidane get punished for headbutt?
Frenchman Zinedine Zidane has been suspended for three matches after his headbutt on Italy’s Marco Materazzi in the World Cup final, world soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Thursday.
What famous footballer headbutted an opponent?
Italy defender Marco Materazzi has finally revealed what he said that instigated the infamous Zinedine Zidane headbutt in the Fifa 2006 World Cup final. With the match tied up 1-1 with 10 minutes remaining in extra-time, the French captain was red carded after he head-butted Materazzi in the chest.
Where is the Zidane headbutt statue?
A 5-meter (16.4 feet) high version of Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed’s bronze statue of Zinedine Zidane headbutting Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup final has been erected outside Paris’ Centre Pompidou, one of the world’s foremost modern art museums.
Who did Zidane headbutt?
Zinedine Zidane butts Italian defender Marco Materazzi during the 2006 World Cup final. The World Cup final, France v Italy in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium. It’s still humid under the lights. The score is 1-1, the players wide-eyed but still running.
Why did Zidane headbutt Materazzi Quora?
Zidane headbutted Marco Materazzi due to him insulting Zidane’s sister (“I prefer you’re whore sister”) AND insulting his mother, saying he wished his mother died a violent and painful death.
What did Zidane say before headbutt?
“After the third clash, I frowned and he retorted: ‘I’ll give you my shirt later’. I replied that I’d rather have his sister than his shirt.” It’s the first time the former Inter defender has confirmed exactly what he said.
What did Materazzi say about Zidane’s sister?
At first, reports claimed Materazzi had insulted Zidane’s mother. However, comments from the Italian years later denied that – admitted that it was his sister that he spoke about. “My mother died when I was 15, I would never have insulted his,” Materazzi said in 2017. “I spoke about his sister.”
Who was the player that Zidane headbutt?
Mikael Silvestre reveals what happened in France dressing room after Zinedine Zidane’s infamous headbutt on Marco Materazzi at the 2006 World Cup final. It was supposed to be the swansong of one of football’s greatest ever players – but the 2006 World Cup final ended up taking the most unpredictable twist.
What ended Zidane career?
In the opening match against England, Zidane scored a free kick and penalty in stoppage time to turn impending defeat into a 2–1 victory. After France’s elimination, Zidane announced his retirement from international football.
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