Birth Name: Zinedine Yazid Zidane
Place of Birth: Marseille, France
Date of Birth: 23 June, 1972
Ethnicity: Algerian Kabyle Berber
Zinedine Zidane is a French football player and coach. He is considered one of the best ever in the history of the game. He is of Kabyle Berber descent. His parents, Smaïl and Malika, emigrated to Paris from the village of Aguemoune in the Berber-speaking region of Kabylie in northern Algeria in 1953 before the start of the Algerian War. His wife, Veronique Fernandez, is of Spanish descent; he has described himself as “a non-practicing Muslim”.
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