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Chelsea's Cole eager to drop ZZ nickname

Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole wants to drop his new 'ZZ' nickname.

Cole, 25, displayed his talents with an impressive performance in the 3-0 Wembley win over Estonia.

And afterwards he revealed how a framed Zidane shirt has pride of place at his home. Stamford Bridge team-mate Claude Makelele provided it - along with the moniker.

Cole confessed: "It is a great comparison. But it's a bit embarrassing for me. I wish they didn't say it any more. The French guys at Chelsea called me it out of the blue. I'm a big fan of Zidane. Maka got me one of his France shirts.

"It's up on my wall, so I have to pretend I played against him!"

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