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Qatar to re-install Zidane statue that sparked backlash

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Qatar plans to re-install a sculpture immortalising Zinedine Zidane's head butt during the 2006 World Cup final. The 5-metre bronze work called "Coup de t�te" was removed in 2013 amid a domestic backlash. Some conservative Muslims believe artistic depictions of human forms should be forbidden to avoid idolatry.
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Qatar to Put Zinedine Zidane Headbutt Statue Back on Show for World Cup

The five-metre (16 feet) high bronze showing the French legend in confrontation with Italian defender Marco Materazzi was put up for less than four weeks on the Doha seafront in 2013 when protests that it breached Islamic rules on idolisation led to it being taken down

4 months ago·India
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Qatar to re-install Zidane statue that sparked backlash

Qatar plans to re-install a sculpture immortalising French-Algerian soccer player Zinedine Zidane's head butt during the 2006 World Cup final, which had been removed in 2013 amid a domestic backlash, the head of Qatar Museums said on Monday.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Qatar To Put Zinedine Zidane Headbutt Statue Back On Show For 2022 FIFA World Cup

The five metre (16 feet) high bronze showing Zinedine Zidane in confrontation with Italian defender Marco Materazzi was put up for less than four weeks on the Doha seafront in 2013

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Qatar to re-install Zidane statue that sparked backlash

DOHA : Qatar plans to re-install a sculpture immortalising French-Algerian soccer player Zinedine Zidane's head butt during the 2006 World Cup final, which had been removed in 2013 amid a domestic backlash, the head of Qatar Museums said on Monday.The 5-metre bronze work called "Coup de tête" was removed

4 months ago·Singapore
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Zidane headbutt statue to be re-installed in Qatar

A statue of Zinedine Zidane's headbutt during the 2006 World Cup final will be re-installed in Qatar after it was removed in 2013 amid a backlash.

4 months ago·United States
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Qatar to re-install Zidane statue that sparked backlash

DOHA — Qatar plans to re-install a sculpture immortalising French-Algerian soccer player Zinedine Zidane’s head butt during the 2006 World Cup final, which had…

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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