What did Marco Materazzi say to Zidane?
“After the third clash, I frowned and he retorted: ‘I’ll give you my shirt later’. I replied that I’d rather have his sister than his shirt.” So they’re the words from Materazzi that made Zidane see red when the entire world was watching his every move.
What happened 2006 World Cup?
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament. Italy won the tournament, claiming their fourth World Cup title. They defeated France 5–3 in a penalty shoot-out in the final, after extra time had finished in a 1–1 draw.
Who won the World Cup final in 2006?
Italy national football team
2006 FIFA World Cup Final/Champion
Why did Zinedine Zidane headbutt Materazzi?
First, why did he do it? Zidane suggested afterwards that his mother had been insulted. Some English newspapers even ran a story that Materazzi had called his mother “a terrorist whore”, apparently based on lip reading experts, but then had to apologise, retract and pay libel damages when Materazzi denied it.
Who headed Zidane?
Marco Materazzi Reveals What He Said To Zinedine Zidane Before 2006 World Cup Final Headbutt. Marco Materazzi has finally given the full story to what happened when Zinedine Zidane headbutted him in the World Cup final, nearly 14 years after it happened.
Does Zidane have a sister?
Did Materazzi apologize to Zidane?
He had scored France’s goal in the first half and our coach (Marcello Lippi) told me to mark him. After that first brush between us, I apologised but he reacted badly,” Materazzi recalled.
Who won Best Player 2006?
The 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year prize was awarded to Italian Fabio Cannavaro for the first time. He finished ahead of the retired Midfielder Zinedine Zidane, who won the Golden Ball at the World Cup and the winner of the last FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho in the final round of voting.
What did Materazzi say about Zidane’s sister?
At first, reports claimed Materazzi had insulted Zidane’s mother. However, comments from the Italian years later denied that – admitted that it was his sister that he spoke about. “My mother died when I was 15, I would never have insulted his,” Materazzi said in 2017. “I spoke about his sister.”