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Top of a charts, no doubt and no surprise—Zinedine Zidane.
Five years during Juventus, 5 years during Real Madrid, 3 joining titles, 8 teenager cups and one really special, really memorable, UEFA Champions League final in that he scored one of a many iconic goals of all time—Zidane was the best for a period.
Between his time during a dual clubs, he won a Ballon d’Or once and a FIFA World Player of a Year 3 times, was named a French Player of a Year once with any club, won La Liga’s Best Foreign Player award…the list goes on and on.
And, on tip of all that, he won a World Cup in 1998 and a Euros in 2000, both while with Juve.
His skill, monumental ability on a ball, gusto for fantastic goals and his prophesy as a playmaker done him forlorn during a time and unmatched given for style, beauty and panache on a representation in his trademark, loose approach of personification with a ball.
Zinedine Zidane, a favourite during Juventus, a demi-god during Real Madrid, a fable of a football universe as a player—and now attempting to win his second Champions League as conduct manager of Los Blancos, in only 16 months in charge.