Zinedine Zidane is a former French national footballer and currently coaches the Spanish club Real Madrid. Zidane is regarded as one of the greatest players of all-time for his exceptional skills, stylish footwork, and amazing goalscoring.
Nicknamed “Zizou”, Zidane’s current estimated net worth is $70 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Zinedine Zidane’s Salary
The former French captain was appointed as the Real Madrid manager in January 2016 before working as an assistant coach with Carlo Ancelotti. Taking the charge, Zidane guided Madrid to bag eight out of 10 titles in two years.
Due to Madrid’s poor performance in 2017-18 La Liga, Zidane was rumoured to be sacked. However, in September 2017, he not only extended his stay at Bernabéu until 2022 but also his salary was doubled. Zidane currently pockets $9.5 million per season along with the bonus.
The former attacking midfielder own several luxury cars including Range Rover ($53,000), Audi ($1,00,000 ) and Ferrari ($2,00,000). Currently, he lives at a mansion in Madrid worth $2.5 million. He also owns a private yacht.
Zidane is not involved in many sponsorship deals unlike other superstars. He endorses companies like Adidas, Orange, Kanakia Group.
In April 2016, Orange singed Zidane for selecting world's ultimate football fans. In May 2016, Zidane was appointed as the brand ambassador by India-based Kanakia Group Private Limited to promote its real estate business.
The French star was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador with the United National Development Programme in 2001.
Zidane who suffered a poverty-stricken childhood came along with football stars to promote UNDP's mission of eradicating poverty. Zidane used to play in charity matches to promote several social causes.
He played a charity match in Hamburg to raise funds and awareness to combat the crisis in the Horn of Africa in December 2011.
In April 2015, Zidane played in the UEFA-backed charity match to raise funds for the Ebola-affected countries like Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.