Zinedine Zidane The Most Popular Frenchman

Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane


# Pro-immigration
4 Apr 2004

In an interview with The Guardian, Zinedine Zidane said

To be recognised by a whole country is incredible. This is massive. Before it was hard to talk about certain things, especially if like me you came from a difficult area or from an immigrant background. But now it tells you how France has changed and is changing. It’s a message to everybody – politicians, the kids I grew up with, ordinary French people – about what can be done.
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