• Materazzi reveals what he said to cause Zidane headbutt

    Materazzi reveals what he said to cause Zidane headbutt

    Marco Materazzi sought to clarify what he said to Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 World Cup final on the 10th anniversary of the infamous headbutt.

    Materazzi and Italy went on to win the decider 5-3 in a penalty shootout after France captain Zidane was sent off in extra time, in what was the last act of his professional playing career.

    The now Real Madrid coach turned around and headbutted Materazzi after the Italian defender provoked him with inflammatory words.

    Media reports suggested Materazzi […]