Zinedine Zidane resigns as Real Madrid manager

Zidane is one of Real Madrid’s great icons and his legacy extends beyond what he has achieved as a coach and player at the club.

Zinedine Zidane's departure will certainly be a source of sadness for Madrid fans. (Image Credit: Twitter)

Real Madrid have announced that Zinedine Zidane has decided to bring an end to his current spell as head coach of the club. The club has stated that it respects his decision and express their gratitude for his professionalism, dedication and passion over the years and what he means to Real Madrid. Zidane is one of Real Madrid’s great icons and his legacy extends beyond what he has achieved as a coach and player at the club. The club further stated that the Frenchman is aware that he has a place in the hearts of the Real Madrid fans and that he will always have a home at Real Madrid.

“Real Madrid C. F. announces that Zinedine Zidane has decided to bring an end to his current spell as head coach of our club. We must now respect his decision and express our gratitude for his professionalism, dedication and passion over the years and what he means to Real Madrid. Zidane is one of Real Madrid’s great icons and his legacy extends beyond what he has achieved as a coach and player at our club. He is aware that he has a place in the hearts of the Real Madrid fans and that he will always have a home at Real Madrid,” read the statement from the Madrid-based club.

“I want to thank the fans”

Zidane last spoke to the media, following Real Madrid’s 2-1 win against Villareal in the Spanish giants’ final La Liga encounter.

“First things first, I want to thank the fans because they’ve been behind the team from afar. They haven’t been able to come to the stadium this year but everyone can be proud of this team because the players have given it everything they have until the final minute. We won again today. It hasn’t been easy because we had problems early on but in the end we’ve come good. I’m very proud of my players. It’s a day to congratulate the squad,” he said as quoted by Real Madrid’s official website.

It will be interesting to see whether he joins some other club in the coming days or remains involved away from football.




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