July 9 at the official ceremony in Madrid as a new player of the famous "Real" was presented to world and European champion 29-year-old Frenchman Zinedine Zidane
. Club of Madrid bought him from the Italian Juventus for the amount of different data, or whether more than 65 million, or even 70 million. U.S.. - The new world football transfer record. Zidane
and his wife - one of Satan
Cherche la femme
Want delved down the reasons for some not too friendly act - looking for a woman, say French. The fact that the great Zidane
intends to leave Juventus in any Spanish team, was known long. Even in the spring of 99-th owner of Fiat and president of the Turin club Agnelli lamented about this in an interview with La Stampa: "I would like to keep Zidane
, but they all commanded by his wife. The problem is it, and I can not do anything ". To the same Agnelli attributed the remark that Zidane
, they say, "is under the control of his wife, especially since, as she bore him two sons".
Sam footballer long preferred to not comment on rumors about his possible move from the Apennines to the Pyrenees, and only this summer said the Spanish newspaper El Mundo: "Family for me - the most important ... I confirm that all of my dislike in Turin. But my wife is one does not solve anything - we all decide together ".
Footballer's wife Veronica Fernandez was born in France, too, and also the son of poor immigrants. But not from Algeria, as Zidane
's parents, but from the Spanish province of Andalusia. Before her marriage with Zinedine
in 1993. She has taught classical ballet.
By the way, Veronica enjoys the love of all the French fans, who see the tenderness with which applies to his companion of their idol. After the World Cup 1998. press often attributed Zidane
novels with world celebrities, but Veronica did not pay any attention to this. Speaking to reporters, she has always defended her husband and said that "trust him sometimes more than itself".
Such an attitude towards her husband helped her to win over the fans of football in Italy, although Veronica did not hide that can not stand the cold and humid climate of Turin, complained that her children often catch cold in the winter. But each summer she and her husband and two young sons Enzo and Luca will certainly spend at home the family of Veronica - in the village of El Chive in the mountains near Almeria. There lives 77-year-old grandmother of Veronica, which she, like all families, it honors.
, born in Marseilles, the climate and environment in mind, too. In El Chive it all well know, he behaves in a simple and natural, never hesitates to urge the ball, not only with their own, but also with other children in the central square, carries the kids on the car for 30 kilometers to the sea to swim.
So, July 9, the honorary president of Real Madrid CF legend Di Stefano handed over to the television cameras Zinedine Zidane
club T-shirt under the 5-m number. "This is a great honor for me" - with his usual modesty, said the world's most expensive footballer. Salary Frenchman is now, again according to various sources, from 5.6 million. up to 7.2 million. U.S.. year net, because he pays taxes for the club. The same number Zidane
receives from advertising mineral water, cars, cable TV.
By the way, immediately after the launching ceremony for the new player of Real Madrid, began to return the money invested. By the evening of T-shirts with the fifth number and the name of its current owner on sale. Despite considerable shirts for the price - $ 80, they went like hot cakes. The club expects to sell up to 500 thousand. shirts. More than a million dollars has already been received in cash "Real" on cable television only for the right to broadcast the very same presentation Zidane
When a couple of years ago Real Madrid as the president headed the 54-year-old Florentino Perez, the club got him far in the best condition: debts "Real" were enormous - almost 300 million. U.S.. Made his career in the construction and real estate Perez began to pull club from the pits of debt means that fluent in.
He sold the municipality of Madrid, within the metropolitan center of the old sports town "Real" for 600 million. U.S.. Now there are four built a skyscraper, one of them will belong to the club. In the suburb Perez bought 120 hectares of land, which built a new training base: all together cost Real Madrid in 85 million. On the remaining funds was acquired by the famous Portuguese Figo for 56 million. dollars and, reportedly, these investments have paid off. Not surprisingly, there were also mad money on Zidane
. My dear, very dear Zizou