# 2 Zinedine Zidane’s Head-Butt Controversy in 2006 FIFA World Cup
The head-butting incident of Zinedine Zidane is considered as the biggest controversy in the history of Football World Cup. In the final match of the World Cup, it was 19 minutes running in the extra time when the French team captain who has been considered as one of the best football players of all time, made everyone in utter awe. In a sudden move, he gave a massive head-butt to his opponent team’s Italian player Marco Materazzi’s chest and made him fall on the ground. For this offense, Zidane got the red card.