Zinedine Zidane's Lay Off For Luka Modric Wondergoal In Real Madrid Training Is A Thing Of Beauty

Being a Real Madrid player has a lot of perks and of the best parts of being contracted to Los Blancos is the fact that you have one of the all-time greats running and partaking in training.

Zinedine Zidane forged an incredible career at the highest level, winning league titles with Juventus and Real Madrid, firing France to the 1998 World Cup on home soil and scoring THAT volley in the 2002 Champions League final triumph over Bayer Leverkusen.

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While the everlasting image of Zidane's playing career will always be him walking past the World Cup after headbutting Zinedine Zidane, football fans will never forget Zizou's gorgeous first touch and supreme technical ability. He was a joy to watch.

He's now proved he's worth as a coach and is looking to become the first manager to win the Champions League three years on a row. It would be a sublime, unprecedented achievement - if Los Blancos overcome Liverpool in Kiev.

Image: PA
Image: PA

Evidently the Frenchman still enjoys getting involved in training and showing he's still very much got it. He supplied a sumptuous assist for Luka Modric in Real training ahead of the Champions League, with the Croatian walloping in a volley his boss would have proud of.

And in another clip, Modric's compatriot Mateo Kovacic produced a stunning effort after being laid off by Zidane.

If you want to gawk at some more Zidane brilliance in training, check out the following clips:

We await to see if Zidane and his Real side can make more European Cup history on Saturday...

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