British actor Idris Elba (L) shakes hands with Real Madrid’s French coach Zinedine Zidane after Zidane wins The Best FIFA Men’s Coach of 2017 Award during The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony. Photo: AFP
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was named the 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Coach of the Year at a ceremony at the London Palladium theatre on Monday.
The Frenchman received the award after guiding Real to both Spain’s La Liga title and Europe’s Champions League trophy last season.
Former France star Zidane was the first coach to oversee a successful defence of the European Cup in the Champions League era.