Thursday, July 20, 2006

Zidane given ban and fine by Fifa

It's finally over.

FIFA has laid down punishment for both Zizou and Materazzi.

Because Zizou retired after his last game, he's volunteered to work for three days with FIFA doing, "... community service work with children and youngsters."


Zinedine Zidane has been banned for three games and fined £3,260 for head-butting Italy's Marco Materazzi during the World Cup final.

Following an investigation by world governing body Fifa, Materazzi was suspended for two games and fined £2,170 for provoking Zidane.

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