Three Cheers for Butthead!

Zidane's retribution was a message to soccer to get rid of thugs like Materazzi

Good for you, Zizou.

Don't count me among those who are wagging their finger at French soccer star Zin├ędine Zidane for his ferocious head butt to the chest of Italian defender Marco Materazzi in the waning minutes of overtime of the World Cup final. Zidane, known as Zizou to the fans who worship him, later explained that he erupted after having to endure one insult too many--not to mention a game's worth of off-the-ball rough stuff--from a fullback who has been called l'animale in Italy.

Sadly, most sports fans in America will remember Zidane as that crazy head-butt dude. It's a...

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