because he was just to old. also he was banned for a long time.
No that's not the reason,zidane was only 29 then !
All years he played soccer he was simply a legend and he wanned to retire the same way..materazzi told him sth he wasn't happy to hear who people say it was cussing mulims and arabs so he had to hit him that he's both a muslim and an arab ..
he took a red card,and since he began his career with one,he wanned to end it with one 2 !!
I really adore this man..he's the only player from madrid team who i love ..
After retiring Zidane works for charity and this year has joined Real Madrid as a advisor..
Zinedine Zidane is a retired French footballer who used to play as an attacking midfielder. He retired in 2006 after the World Cup of that year.
He retired from football after the 2006 world cup - when he received a red card for head-butting an opposing player.
Zinedine Zidane retired from professional soccer after the 2006 World Cup at the age of 34.
The Frenchman Zinedine Zidane slammed his melon into Italian Marco Matterrazi's chest. This led to the referee red carding Zidane.
There are several places on the Internet where an individual can watch the famous Zidane head butt. Examples of websites would be YouTube, Break, and Metacafe.
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Zinadine Zidane headbutted Italian Marco Materazzi during extra time of the 2006 World Cup Final. It was the last game of his career, as he retired after it.