Zinedine Zidane - Why the Head Butt

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Zinedine Zidane - Why the Head Butt

Postby mattola » Mon Jul 10, 2006 9:31 am

does anyone know what made Zinedine Zidane lose it and head but the Italian player? that was nuts?


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Postby Meerschaum » Mon Jul 10, 2006 10:53 am

Probably the same reason he stomped the Saudi player in the '98 World Cup and was suspended for a match - racist comment. He's always been touchy on the subject of his Algerian heritage.
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Postby Kid A » Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:28 am

What a poor way to end his career. Last game of a great tournament for him. He was a classy guy, and this is a huge tarnish on his legacy.
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Postby Ropesauce » Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:38 am

Totally unbelievable :shock:

Talk about a career changing moment, his legacy to the game will be forever changed.

I thought the Italian player might have given him a "tit twister" when they where fighting for space in front of Italys goal,but whatever it was it surely set him off and probably cost France the game.

Too bad :?
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Postby Madcombinepilot » Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:39 am

if you watched the play develpe, he and the Italian player (I don't recall his name) were chirping at each other for a while. something was said. He lost it. He then took matter into his own hands, made a stupid decision in the heat of the moment, and it was caught on TV and will result in a shitstorm of media (especially in france).....


He is just lucky he didn't frikking break that Italian guys neck...... :roll:
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Postby Ropesauce » Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:48 am

With the force of that hit ZZ might get some offers from the NFL ;)
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Zidane Red Card

Postby vancando » Mon Jul 10, 2006 12:39 pm

Apparently he was called a dirty terrorist, referring to his Algerian descent.
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Postby F15 Driver » Mon Jul 10, 2006 1:52 pm

He is just lucky he didn't frikking break that Italian guys neck......


I suppose the Italian player's career is over now and he'll sue ZZ.
I'm sure a change of venue to Rome will also be in order.
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Re: Zidane Red Card

Postby orts » Mon Jul 10, 2006 2:36 pm

vancando wrote:Apparently he was called a dirty terrorist, referring to his Algerian descent.


Materazzi: "I'm ignorant. I don't even know what the word means" ... Ignorant indeed! But then a lot of people have trouble defining it, including some politicians who like to throw it around a lot :P

In other news, Materazzi's father defends Materazzi against the charge of being mouthy:

"It's as though they have something against him each time. In the past two years, Marco has only been on the receiving end and the injuries he has sustained are proof of this."

Sounds suspiciously ironic...

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Postby nibbles » Mon Jul 10, 2006 4:03 pm

i dont understand why everyones making such a big deal out of a headbutt to the chest..

any real man can take a headbutt to the chest... but because it was in the girliest sport ever, it looked like he shot the guy with a shotgun...

the little girls legs magically came out from under him, and he rolled around on the ground like a little girl..

soccer and diving is so pathetic.. i wish he would have punched the guy in the face and stomped on his scrotum... thats what he deserved.
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Postby orts » Mon Jul 10, 2006 4:15 pm

nibbles wrote:i wish he would have punched the guy in the face and stomped on his scrotum... thats what he deserved.


Nibbles, go outside and get some sun. 88 posts in one week is too much. And obviously it's had an effect on your brain, because that statement you made was just totally stupid.
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Postby trevor corey » Mon Jul 10, 2006 4:22 pm

nibbles wrote:i dont understand why everyones making such a big deal out of a headbutt to the chest..

any real man can take a headbutt to the chest... but because it was in the girliest sport ever, it looked like he shot the guy with a shotgun...

the little girls legs magically came out from under him, and he rolled around on the ground like a little girl..

soccer and diving is so pathetic.. i wish he would have punched the guy in the face and stomped on his scrotum... thats what he deserved.


How insulting to little girls.
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Postby nibbles » Mon Jul 10, 2006 5:04 pm

lmao so true... even little girls could have handled that better..

and orts hush yourself... go play soccer, shave your legs, and cry when you spill your milk... i dont care about you
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Postby orts » Mon Jul 10, 2006 5:12 pm

nibbles wrote:and orts hush yourself... go play soccer, shave your legs, and cry when you spill your milk... i dont care about you



But I care about you! After all, I'm trying to help you stop making an ass of yourself...
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Postby nibbles » Mon Jul 10, 2006 5:36 pm

you are cool. period
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