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Sticks and stones, Zidane

Why hasn't Zinedine Zidane revealed what Materazzi said? Because no insult could justify Zidane losing his cool like that.

Updated: July 17, 2006, 11:22 AM ET
By Skip Bayless | Page 2

Zinedine Zidane said his only regret was that so many children witnessed what he did.

But that should be the least of his worries. No, the Head Butter taught children 'round the world a shocking and invaluable lesson.

He continued doing so during his first interview since the international incident, once more flashing the misguided pride that ruined the end of an all-time great career -- and probably lost the World Cup for France.

Zidane qualified his apology with: ...

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