At half-time in the 2006 World Cup final, the votes were cast to determine the player of the tournament in Germany: Zinedine Zidane was the winner. What happened next left a few red faces. Insulted by Italy defender Marco Materazzi, Zidane officially lost it and took things into his own hands—or head as it turned out to be. The subsequent red-card dismissal was Zidane's last act as a footballer.