By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline
Published: 16:36 BST, 2 May 2020 | Updated: 17:42 BST, 2 May 2020
It instantly became one of the most iconic images in World Cup history.
And Italy's World Cup winning captain, Fabio Cannavaro, has even admitted it was a 'good headbutt' that saw Zinedine Zidane see red in his final ever game.
With the game locked at 1-1 in extra time of the 2006 final in Berlin, the legendary French midfielder exchanged words with Marco Materazzi and then proceeded to floor him with a headbutt to the chest.
Cannavaro has recalled the moment Zinedine Zidane was sent off in the World Cup final
The centre-back claimed months after the final that he had said 'I'd prefer your sister' after Zidane had complained about his constant shirt-tugging, telling him: 'If you want my shirt so much I'll give it to you afterwards'.
Without their talismanic captain France went on to lose the shootout, handing Italy their fourth world crown.
During an Instagram Live, Cannavaro admitted he didn't even see the pivotal moment of the final.
He said: 'I have to be honest, I only remember the noise. I was nearby I turned and I saw Marco on the