Former France international has revealed that he still has unfinished business with the French National team and wants to manage the French National team one day.
Zidane scored 31 goals in 103 appearances for Les Bleus of France. He won the 1998 World Cup and The UEFA European Championship with France.
The former France international is considered one of the greatest players to have ever played the game and had an illustrious career for both club and country.
The Three times FIFA best player of the year started his coaching career with Real Madrid Castilla and later managed the Real Madrid senior team winning a historic three Champions League in a row and two LA Liga, two FIFA Club World Cups, and two UEFA Super Cups,
Zinedine has been out of a job since 2021 after leaving Real Madrid but has hinted that he is ready to take a new coaching Job.
What did Zinedine Zidane say about the France National team job?
In an interview with L’Equipe, The 1998 World Cup winner said: “I’m not finished with Les Bleus.
“I want to do it, of course. I will be [France coach], I hope, one day. When? That’s not up to me.
“I want to come full circle with the French national team. I met this French team as a player, and it’s the best thing that ever happened to me! “It is the peak. So, since I went through that and now I am a coach, the French team is firmly anchored in my head.
“Succeed [Didier] Deschamps? I don’t know. If it has to be done, it will be done, at that time or not.
“When I say I want to take charge of the French national team one day, I’m assuming.
“Currently, a team has been created. With their goals, but if the opportunity comes later, I will be there. Again, it’s not up to me. My deepest desire is there. The French national team is the most beautiful thing there is.”
Zidane also answered questions on rumors linking him to Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain.
When asked if he could manage Paris Saint Germain in the future and if clubs like Manchester United had approached him before, The former Real Madrid manager responded: “Never say never. Especially when you’re a coach nowadays.
“When I was a player, I could choose almost every club. As a coach, there aren’t 50 clubs I can go to. There are two or three possibilities.
“If I go back to a club, it’s to win. I say this in all modesty. That’s why I can’t go anywhere.
“For other reasons, too, I might not be able to go everywhere. Which ones? The language, for example. Certain conditions make things more difficult.
“When people say to me: ‘Do you want to go to Manchester?’ I understand English but I don’t fully master it.
“I know that there are coaches who go to clubs without speaking the language, but I work differently. To win, many elements come into play. It’s a global context. Me, I know what I need to win.”
There are rumors that Zinedine Zidane could replace Didier Deschamps after the 2022 World Cup.