Even after the end of his football career the former captain of France's national team Zinedine Zidane remains the favourite of the French, the Paris-based Journal du Dimanche reported on Sunday.
According to a countrywide poll for the paper, the 35-year old heads the list of France's top 50 people, followed by singer and former tennis champion Yannick Noah and the environmentalist and television presenter Nicolas Hulot.
In the polls, which are conducted every six months, politicians rarely make it into the top ranks.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy is currently number 25.
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