The footballing world has been shocked by the news that Zinedine Zidane has decided to step down as the Real Madrid manager, five days after winning the Champions League yet again.
The president of Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, said that nobody could have prepared for a news of this magnitude. He claims that he was in shock after he discovered that Zidane has decided to quit.
After winning the Champions League, I wasn’t expecting this. He knows I loved him more than any other player or manager and I have always wanted him by his side.
Zidane called in the press conference on urgent basis but no one expected such turn of events. During the presser, Zidane said his farewell and said:
I have taken the decision to not continue next year with Real Madrid.
After three years, a change is needed. Something different, a different message. I know it’s a strange moment for everyone involved, but I think it’s the right decision.
The team is winning and they need a change to ensure that keeps on happening.
This is a developing story and we will update as soon as more information is available.
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