Zidane Quits Real Madrid

Zidane Quits Real Madrid

Zidane Quits Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane left Real Madrid on Thursday afternoon and aside from the indelible mark he left on their trophy cabinet, he also showed them what sort of boss is needed to succeed at such a hard, high profile club.

Zidane told a news conference that "everything changes" and "that's why I took this decision".

"I've taken the decision not to continue next year as Real Madrid coach".

"It's a odd moment to do so, I know, but an important one too", he said. After three years they need a new voice, a new way of saying things - possibly another way of working.

"I love this club a lot, the president, who gave me everything - to play first at this great club". If I don't think that we can keep winning then it's time.

On top of the Champions League triumph, Real won La Liga past year under Zidane.

Zidane said he was unsure of his ability to inspire the team to more victories.

According to the BBC, Zidane expressed his "love" for Real before explaining the rationale behind his resignation. We always want more from the players, and a moment comes when I can not ask them for more. He had been an assistant to Carlo Ancelotti when Madrid won the Champions League in 2014.

The surprise news came just five days after Zidane led Real Madrid to their third consecutive Champions League under his tutelage, and Karembeu believes Zidane would have kept his decision quiet out of respect for Florentino Perez, the Madrid president.

"Only one coach has been in charge of Madrid longer than three years in the last 48 years". "I want to leave when everything is going well".

I have No words to thank you for everything you've done for this shirt, Real Madrid and the Madrid fans.

That's a total of nine trophies - an average of a trophy every 16.6 matches. I say that I'm not staying, but it's not a sad day for me.

Aside from his three Champions League crowns, Frenchman Zidane won one La Liga title, two UEFA Super Cups and two FIFA Club World Cups since taking the reins at the Santiago Bernabéu in 2016. I'm not looking for another team.

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