OFFICIAL: Zinedine Zidane wins The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award 2017! A year on from making the three-man shortlist for The Best FIFA Men’s Coach 2016 award, Zinedine Zidane has gone one better and claimed the prize this year.
After steering Real Madrid to the UEFA Champions League title in his inaugural season, after just a few months in the job, the French legend maintained his side’s spot at the pinnacle of European football with a 4-1 triumph against Juventus in the 2016/2017 final. This came after Los Blancos also reclaimed the Liga crown for the first time in five years.
Zizou likewise oversaw victory in the 2016 FIFA Club World Cup, extending his perfect record in finals to five wins from five since he took charge.