Zinedine Zidane, coach of Real Madrid, ended his stage in the bench of the first white squad after two and a half years of success and left after winning the third consecutive Champions League, feeling that “the team needs a change to keep winning.”
The usual smile of Zidane disappeared from the press room of The City of Real Madrid when, accompanied by the president, a Florentino Pérez with a sad face, communicated his irrevocable decision to leave the club after two and a half years on the bench, since On January 4, 2016, he held the post left by Rafael Benítez.
Since then he has won three consecutive Champions League titles (2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18), one League (2016/17), two European Super Cups (2016 and 2017), two Club World Cups (2016 and 2017) and one Supercopa de España (2017). Nine titles of thirteen possible before feeling this course that the staff needs a new methodology to keep winning and a technician prepared to renew it.
Zidane thanked the “support” of the Madrid fans and understood the surprise that his decision can generate. “I always thank you, not just as a coach. As a player he supported me even when I played badly. ” And he also had special recognition for the club workers who have accompanied him at this stage.
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“I made the decision not to continue next year as coach in the Real Madrid. I spoke with him to explain a little what he thought and I think it’s time for everyone. Well, the first is for me, but for the staff and the club. I know it’s a bit weird moment, but I think it’s an important moment and we had to do that for everyone.”
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está hablando de toda su carrera profesional.
está hablando de la última victoria del Real Madrid.
está explicando el motivo de su marcha del Real Madrid.
va a estar entrenando al Real Madrid unos años más.
va a ser el entrenador del Real Madrid hasta final de año.
no va a estar entrenando al Real Madrid en la próxima temporada.
La afición del Real Madrid.
El presidente del Real Madrid.
El propio Zidane.
No se sabe.