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5 things to know about Mahmoud Dahoud

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#5 Zinedine Zidane is his idol

MADRID, SPAIN - DECEMBER 22:  Zinedine Zidane of Real Madrid holds off Daniel Alves of Sevilla during a Real Madrid v Sevilla Primera Liga soccer match at the Bernabeu on December 22, 2004 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
Zinedine Zidane (right) is the footballing idol of Mahmoud Dahoud

Like every upcoming player, Mahmoud Dahoud admires a number of players including the Brazilians such as Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Robinho and Kaka. However when asked about his footballing idol in an interview with the official Bundesliga website, he said (translated), “Zidane was a great footballer, but just like his technique, his immense charisma impressed me. He is still my model today.” 

He went on to add that he watches some of Zidane’s best plays time and again even today. Knowing Zidane’s legendary exploits at both the club level as well as with the France, it is safe to assume that Dahoud has the right football personality to seek inspiration from, and it is no surprise that his all-round game is already at a top level.

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