The 10 Greatest Muslim Athletes of All Time

6. Zinedine Zidane

Sport: Soccer
Years: 1988-2006
Accolades: Three-time FIFA World Player of the Year, 1998 World Cup Champion
Arguably one of the best to ever lace up the cleats, Zidane is a Frenchman of Algerian descent who wowed the soccer world for years and gave birth to one of the most outrageous moments in World Cup history when he went Gus Frerotte all over Italy.

Unfortunately Zidane will forever be remembered for that play, but we prefer to highlight his signature grin after making some defenders look silly. Brazil found out what's up in the '98 Cup final and Double Z kept it going for years to come.

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