June 22nd, 2012

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Happy birthday Zinedine Zidane, scourge of Spain

flawless article about a flawless man:

How fitting that Zinedine Zidane's 40th birthday should fall on a day when France meet Spain during an international tournament. Before the Spanish team shook off a long-standing flatter-to-deceive reputation, Zidane was a particular scourge. Two of his most sumptuous performances came against Spain, with knockout force.

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source, with lots more video links. i remember watching that spain-france game in 06 and just being in awe...he was head and shoulders above the opposition.