Zidane was the captain of France when they won the World Cup in 1998.
Zinedine Yazid Zidane – is a retired French World Cup-winning footballer. Widely regarded as one of the game’s all-time greats, Zidane played for club teams in France, Italy and Spain, and was a member of the French national team. His career accomplishments include helping France win the 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000, in addition to winning the 2002 UEFA Champions League with Real Madrid. One of only two three-time FIFA World Player of the Year winners, the other being Ronaldo, Zidane also won the Ballon d’Or in 1998. He retired from professional football after the 2006 World Cup.