Zidane says he needs 'a project'

The 50-year-old, out of work since 2021, had been thought to be in line to take over as France coach after the Qatar World Cup, only for Didier Deschamps to extend his stay

5 shocking moments in the history of football

Some moments perfectly capture the ups and downs of the feelings football fans experience and make us fall in love with the game all over again. No other sport can truly elicit such a wide range of feelings from its followers at every turn of the clock. The game’s capacity to change tears into joy and vice versa at each move is what makes these moments historical.

Luca Zidane out for three months

Zinedine Zidane's son Luca, a goalkeeper with Real Madrid's under-19 side, will miss the remainder of the season with a shoulder injury, Spanish daily Marca reported Friday.

Zidane warns against complacency after Napoli stroll

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane warned that it was still all to play for in their Champions League last-16 clash against Napoli after the holders strolled to a 3-1 win in the first leg on Wednesday.

No rush for Bale return, insists Zidane

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes he has no need to rush Gareth Bale back from a long-term ankle injury as the European champions extended their lead at the top of La Liga on Sunday.

Real Madrid's ruthlessness will return

Real Madrid will recover their killer instinct in front of goal, coach Zinedine Zidane warned as his side's treble ambitions ended with elimination from the Copa del Rey at the hands of Celta Vigo on Wednesday.

Ballon d'Or just reward for hat-trick hero Ronaldo

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insisted he has no doubt Cristiano Ronaldo will be the deserving winner of a fourth Ballon d'Or come January, but his hat-trick in a 3-0 defeat of Atletico Madrid on Saturday may convince others.

Zidane backs France

France will not crumble under the weight of expectations as the host nation of the Euro 2016 tournament and will instead take advantage of the atmosphere generated by the home support.

Bale finally at home with Real stardom

On the eve of his second Champions League final since joining Real Madrid, Welsh star Gareth Bale admitted he is more at home with the fame and demands at the world's richest club.

May 11, 2016
May 11, 2016

La Liga title controversy heating up

So it all comes down to this. With just one round remaining in La Liga, a single point separates Barcelona and Real Madrid at the top of the table. Everything will be decided on a spectacular Saturday evening - and the build-up in Spain is already intense.

January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016

Zidane 'very proud' of Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane says he was not disappointed with his Real Madrid team despite having to come from behind to earn a laboured draw away to Real Betis on Sunday.

January 18, 2016
January 18, 2016

‘Real players happier with Zidane’

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo says the team are happier playing under new coach Zinedine Zidane than they were under previous boss Rafa Benitez.

January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016

Zidane promises 'beautiful football' at Real Madrid

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane has promised the club's fans "beautiful football" after being appointed on a two-and-a-half year deal at the Santiago Bernabeu.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Ronaldo and Bale not for sale

Real Madrid great Zidane, who won the Champions League with the club in 2002, has insisted that Ronaldo and Bale will not be leaving the Spanish capital.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Messi rivalry spurs on Ronaldo

Zinedine Zidane has voiced his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo and believes the rivalry with Barcelona ace Lionel Messi only spurs on the Real Madrid attacker.