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XAVI KNOWS A LOT ABOUT FOOTBALL: Who is the Real Madrid legend that you most wanted to coach?

When questioned by a legend that he would have loved to manage, Xavi Hernández, current manager of FC Barcelona, ​​surprised many because he menti


When questioned by a legend that he would have loved to manage, Xavi Hernández, current manager of FC Barcelona, ​​surprised many because he mentioned a figure who left an eternal mark on Real Madrid.

Although he could well have highlighted other world football geniuses such as Ronaldinho, Kaká, Rivaldo or Ronaldo Nazário, the coach of the Blaugrana entity acknowledged that he would have loved to work with a player with the class, elegance and reading of Zinedine Zidane game.

For Teachera dream director would be the eternal Zizou.

WHO IS THE LEGEND THAT XAVI WOULD HAVE WANTED TO TRAIN?

“Difficult… (Zinedine) Zidane”, answered the world champion, in the exercise (2022) of 90 Seconds Challenge which he completed with the official media of Fútbol Club Barcelona.

Xavi Hernández had the opportunity to face Zinedine Zidane at both club and national team level. However, he was never able to match him on the field. Despite always having seen him as an opponent, he made it clear that the greatness of the French genius transcends beyond any rivalry or competition.

Undefeated data. Zinedine Zidane registered 31 goals scored and 28 assists in the 108 games he played with the French national team. He was the maximum referent of the first French generation that managed to conquer the World Cup.

Did you know..? Zinedine Zidane won the World Cup scoring a brace in the final, conquered the UEFA Champions League scoring one of the best goals in history in the final, lifted the European Championship as the MVP of the entire tournament and won the Ballon d’Or as the best footballer on the planet at an individual level. Without a doubt, he is one of the best footballers of all time. The admiration for Xavi Hernández is completely understandable.