“Zidane is way above Deschamps”


Passionate about sport, cinema and television (on screen and behind it) since childhood, Bernard has been a journalist for 10 Sport since 2018. More skilful with the keyboard in hand than with the ball, he decided to mainly cover a much-loved sport, criticized and hated both (football) and a sport that is not (wrestling).

Competing for the post of France manager after the World Cup in Qatar, Didier Deschamps has finally decided to stay in place, forcing Zinedine Zidane to review his plans for his return to football. While the relationship between the two 1998 world champions is making a lot of noise, Jérôme Rothen gives his feelings on this rivalry.

Eager to take the leadFrench teamZinedine Zidane has to revise his plans because of Didier The fields. The tricolor coach extended his lease until July 2026 after taking the Blues in the final of the last World Cup. A new contract that is causing a lot of talk, while supporters of Zidane wanted to see The fields to pack up more than ten years after his appointment. Within the 1998 world champions, everyone has their own opinion when deciding on the subject, like Bixente Lizarazu this Tuesday in the columns of The Team : “ For me, anyway, there can be no sporting rivalry with “Zizou”! He’s the best of us, he’s an icon of French and world football. There is Platini in the 82 generation and “Zizou” in the 98. “An observation that does not fully share jerome Rothen.

“Whatever Didier does, he will never be able to reach or measure up to Zidane”

In terms of image, Zidane is way above Deschamps and whatever Didier does, he will never be able to reach him or match him. It’s a certainty. After at the sporting level, as a coach, for me there is not one higher than the other. Each time he has coached a club, Didier has won. It’s the reality and it makes him a very good coach and a great coach. “, confides the former player of the PSG in his show on RMC.

“We cannot reduce the work and the success of one compared to the other”

You have to respect what he won and he deserved to continue. Above all, he brought a lot of things from an image and sporting point of view, because the French team is doing well. We are, in recent years, the best nation in the world. You have to respect, and it’s also thanks to the work of Didier Deschamps. What makes him a very, very high level coach, like Zinedine Zidanecontinues jerome Rothen. Because Zidane, some will try to reduce his success to the fact that it is Real Madrid, the biggest club in the world, which would be easier for him to win as many titles in a club he knew. No, that is wrong. (…) Frankly, he’s a monster. (…) He is one of the benchmarks in terms of coaching today, even if he no longer has a club, that’s the reality. Like Didier, we are lucky that they are French and that they are up there. And that is a reference. We cannot reduce the work and the success of one compared to the other. »

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