The view from Germany

Monumental discoveries

December 1, 2012
By Uli Hesse
You've probably heard about Zidane and Materazzi. About the statue, I mean. The five-metre high bronze statue that was unveiled in September outside the famous Pompidou art museum in Paris. The statue designed by Algerian artist Adel Abdessemed. The statue which depicts, well, 'that' headbutt.

Granted, it's a rather unusual subject matter for a commemorative football statue. But at least it is a football statue. And there aren't that many of them around, at least not on the continent, ...

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