Football: the Blues world champions in 1998 gathered for a charity tournament organized by Zinédine Zidane



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France 2 – V.Heurtel, F.Renard, D.Zini, A.Da Silva

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Wednesday July 12 in Aix-en-Provence (Bouches-du-Rhône), Zinédine Zidane organized a charity tournament with the players of the French football team, world champion in 1998. Fabien Barthez and Bixente Lizarazu notably responded present to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this coronation.

25 years later, the football players of the France world champion team in 1998 are there. 10 Blues divided into amateur teams. If the field is not very big, the talent is intact. Gather corporate teams and world champions on the pitch for a charity tournament: Zinédine Zidane’s idea pleased his teammates. Blues always happy to meet again. 25 years after the victory, the occasion was beautiful.

Blues that always make you dream

Fabien Barthez and Bixente Lizarazu notably responded to this tournament, which was organized on Wednesday July 12. At the edge of the stadium, the supporters had stars in their eyes. “They come to see the guys from 98, to say to themselves that they are there, between them, that they are having a good time. We have a good time with them too.”said Zinedine Zidane. A quarter of a century after their feat, these Blues still make us dream.

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