Footy In A Week


Scout who discovered Zidane dies
June 26, 2006, 12:00 pm
Filed under: European Football, Spanish League

The man who discovered Zinedine Zidane has died at the age of 85, L'Equipe reported. Jean Varraud spotted the then 15-year-old Zidane playing for a small club in the Marseille league in 1987. He then persuaded Zidane to sign for Cannes, the team where he would make his professional debut.

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