Gianfranco Zola interview

Zola: Age no barrier to success

March 13, 2012
By Mark Lomas
"It was not an easy decision but I felt a growing desire to dedicate myself to those things that I have neglected over these many years."

With those words, professional football lost one of its great entertainers as Gianfranco Zola hung up his boots in 2005, just a few weeks shy of his 39th birthday. Described as a "magician", a "wizard" and a "genius" at various stages of his glittering career, Zola wowed Serie A and Premier League fans alike with his mesmerising skills and ...

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