Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Report: Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane turns down USMNT job

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According to French outlet L’Equipe, France legend and former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane was offered the head coach position with the USMNT but turned it down. He also reportedly had offers to coach the Brazil and Portugal men’s national teams but rejected those as well. 

Zidane was a former star midfielder for top European clubs Juventus and Real Madrid during his legendary playing career. He also played a major role in guiding France to its first men’s World Cup title in 1998, scoring two first-half goals in Les Blues’ win over Brazil in the final. 

After retirement, Zidane has had two very successful stints as Real Madrid manager, from 2016-2018 and again from 2019-2021. Under Zidane’s leadership, Real Madrid won two La Liga titles, three UEFA Champions League titles, two Supercopa de España trophies, and both the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup in 2016 and 2017.

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