#2 // Zidane → Modric // Real Madrid

 

Turn back the clocks.

Zinedine Zidane has assisted his way into the highlights once again.

Age 45. His left foot. Teeing up a ball in the air across the box, and Luka Modric doing the rest. Laces. Volleyed. Upper 90. Score.

The end of three seasons managing Real Madrid, his old team.

Three consecutive Champions League trophies.

 

 

And then, retirement. Five days after the final, when they beat Liverpool 3-1 in Kiev.

Coming just as sudden as it did in 2006.

But, with one last little gem of a pass to say goodbye, with Modric there to make it stick.

A little reminder of the old days: