PHOTO: Have Liga MX Side Monarcas Morelia Signed Zinedine Zidane?

Thursday July 27th, 2017

Looking over the records of registered players at Liga MX side Monarcas Morelia, one would come across a name that is all too familiar to just about every football fan in the world - Zinedine Zidane.

However, fans will not be treated to another glimpse at current Real Madrid boss Zidane's mesmerizing skill on a football pitch. According to the official Liga MX website (h/t  Univision), Zinedine Zidane Gonzalez Perez has been registered in the youth setup of Monarcas Morelia


Zidane Gonzalez, born on March 18, 2002, is just 15-years-old. And unlike his namesake who operated in midfield, Zidane Gonzalez plays further up the pitch as a forward. Additionally, while the young attacker possesses attributes of his own, it is said that he does not have the creative presence of the man in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Meanwhile, the more notable Zidane's Madrid side will continue their pre-season preparations with matches against Manchester City, Barcelona, and the MLS All-Stars in the United States. Soon after, Madrid will begin their competitive campaign with a UEFA Super Cup encounter with Europa League winners Manchester United.

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