In the 61st minute of yesterday's La Liga clash, the Frenchman was shouting instructions to his players when Celta defender Aidoo slipped as he tried to keep the ball from going out of play. Aidoo completely lost his balance, fell on his back and caught Zidane flush in the mouth with his left boot.
The two made sure each was OK before Aidoo ran back onto the pitch to rejoin the action.
The moment when Ghana defender Joseph Aidoo sent Zinedine Zidane crashing down.pic.twitter.com/GIhMXXwct4— Owuraku Ampofo (@_owurakuampofo) February 17, 2020
After the full-time whistle, Zidane confirmed he was "fine" after the incident. "Yes, he hit me but anyway, I have to be there [on the touchline]," he told reporters.
The incident comes days after Zidane was involved in a car accident last Saturday on his way to training. Whatever orders the Madrid seemed to have been shouting out clearly seemed to help as