Zidane didn't have the best of games.

Luca Zidane ducks out of the way of striker's shot. He's a goalkeeper.

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Luca Zidane has been trying to carve a career out for himself as a goalkeeper for Real Madrid, away from the shadow of his famous father.

But now he's come in for criticism for his performance in a U19 game against Paris Saint-Germain in which he seemingly turned his back on a shot when as an opposing striker closed in on goal.

His father of course had many qualities, both good and bad, but the legendary midfielder could never be accused of cowardice. 

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But that's the charge being levelled at Luca, who appeared to duck out of the way of a shot which rifled into the back of the net from close range. Not that the youngster would have seen it go in.

The incident was made all the worse because it contributed to Madrid's 3-1 defeat at the semi-final stage of the UEFA Youth League, which means that PSG will now go on to face Chelsea in the final after the Blues beat Anderlecht.

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His actions caused quite a stir online, with Real Madrid and football fans alike taking to Twitter to criticise the 17-year-old, and accuse him of only being at Madrid because of his famous father. You can check out the video of the goal at the bottom of this article.

The news is unlikely to dampen the celebrations in the Zidane house after Zinedine oversaw Madrid's progress to the semi-finals of the Champions League, where they'll take on Manchester City.

Getafe CF v Real Madrid CF - La Liga

2-0 down from the first leg against Wolfsburg, a hat-trick from Cristiano Ronaldo ensured Madrid made it into the final four, while rivals Barcelona stumbled to defeat against Atletico Madrid.

Things are also looking up in La Liga where Madrid are now just a point behind the Catalan club having been 10 points adrift earlier this month - although they have played a game more.

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