Soccer is the most popular and epic sport in the world today. People play this game in every corner of the globe, and each superstar has a unique story to tell. Find out about the trials, tribulations and hardships many of these stars had to go through in order to get where they are.
Soccer Superstars will travel to each superstar's hometown, interview the people who were influential in their lives, talk with the stars themselves, and, of course, will feature the most exciting footage of the players on the field.
Born in Marseille, France, in 1972, Zinedine Yazid Zidane - nicknamed Zizou - is widely regarded as being one of the greatest football players in the world today.
One of the genuine soccer icons of his generation, Zidane was a member of the French football team in the 1998 World Cup, which France won, scoring two headed goals in the final against Brazil. Three years later Zidane transferred from Italian team Juventus to Spanish club Real Madrid, at a cost of £47 million, making him the most expensive player in soccer history. Zidane has been nominated world player of the year on three separate occasions - 1998, 2000 and 2003, - and in 2004 he was voted the best European player for the past 50 years in the golden jubilee poll. This is the story of one of the greatest players in the long history of soccer...