The former France international, 40, intends to start a new chapter in his professional career and started working towards the qualification a few months ago.
The licence will allow him to fulfil an aspiration that he made public in the news conference in which he announced his retirement as a player in April 2006: to coach Real Madrid’s youth academy.
“Zinedine Zidane will begin training to become a coach, while at the same time coaching Real Madrid’s youth academy,” read a Real Madrid statement.
“This year he will also complete his team-management qualification, which he started a few months ago.”
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