Zinedine Zidane enjoys the last laugh! Real Madrid boss caught grinning after Casemiro gets revenge on James Milner following Liverpool veteran’s crunching tackle on Karim Benzema as fans chuckle at Frenchman’s ‘pure DEVIL vibes’
- It was clearly an enjoyable evening at Anfield for Zinedine Zidane on Wednesday
- He was caught smiling after Andy Robertson squared up to Casemiro at Anfield
- Robertson reacted angrily after Real Madrid star’s challenge on James Milner
- Casemiro got revenge on Milner following his rough tackle on Karim Benzema
Zinedine Zidane clearly enjoyed himself as Real Madrid advanced to the Champions League semi-finals over Liverpool on Wednesday night.
After doing the damage in the first leg of the quarter-final tie in Madrid winning 3-1, the Spanish giants stayed resolute to grind out a goalless draw at Anfield to boost their European dreams even further.
While it was a fantastic night at the office for Madrid, it appeared there was one moment in particular which especially pleased Zidane.
Zinedine Zidane is caught grinning as Andy Robertson squares up to Casemiro at Anfield
Liverpool players were furious after Casemiro’s lunge on James Milner by the touchline
Madrid’s Brazilian midfielder Casemiro went in late on Liverpool’s James Milner by the touchline during the opening period, which led to an uproar from Jurgen Klopp’s side.
Andy Robertson was seen squaring up to Casemiro and in the background, eagle-eyed viewers managed to spot Zidane grinning as proceedings reached boiling point.
It was in stark contrast to Liverpool boss Klopp, who was left furious by Casemiro’s challenge that saw a yellow card brandished.
VAR checked the challenge but Madrid’s midfield general escaped a red card at Anfield during the first half.
Casemiro had in fact got revenge over Milner after the veteran Liverpool star’s actions during the opening minutes.
Milner was left in a heap by Casemiro, which led to plenty of uproar from the Liverpool bench
Earlier in the game, Milner produced a crunching tackle on Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema
Milner produced a crunching tackle on Madrid striker Karim Benzema in the middle of the pitch as he looked to set the tone – with his challenge going unpunished.
But it was Zidane’s grin that caught the most attention following Casemiro’s retaliation.
Many fans clearly saw the funny side of things, with one fan joking: ‘Zidane’s laugh is killing me’, while another wrote: ‘Zidane’s laugh… pure devil vibes.’
Another Real Madrid fan wrote on Twitter: ‘I loved that Casemiro tackle on Milner. If there’s someone you can count on to get some revenge or someone who is an absolute warrior who can galvanize his team, it’s Casemiro.
Many fans took amusement after spotting Zidane smiling during the touchline bust-up
‘He did that sh*t right in front of Klopp and his Liverpool staff. Zidane smiling in the background’, alongside a laughing emoji.
Some fans were also quick to reference the incident that marred the build-up to the match after Real Madrid’s team bus had a window smashed by Liverpool fans reportedly ‘throwing missiles’ as they lined the streets to create a hostile atmosphere.
One fan wrote: ‘Zidane was nearly hit by a bottle after the Madrid bus was targeted by Liverpool fans.
‘Zidane had the last laugh as he was grinning and smiling in the background of Casemiro and Robertson’s altercation.’
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