Zinedine Zidane New Coach Of Read Madrid Fc
The reign of Spaniard Rafael Benitez at the Bernabeu has ended after seven months of boring football.
Reals B team coach Zinedine Zidane, 43, has been promoted to the role of first-team boss.
Benitez, 55, was fired following a meeting of the clubs board on Monday.
Real Madrid lost just three of their 25 competitive matches under Benitez, but the clubs supporters say they dont like his boring style.
Benitez also came under fire after Madrid were thrown out of Spanish Cup for fielding an ineligible player.
Benitez remains the only manager in history to have won the UEFA Cup, UEFA Champions League, and FIFA Club World Cup.
We have taken the difficult decision to rescind the contract of Rafael Benitez as coach, Real Madrid president Florentino Perez said on Monday.
The Madrid board has decided to name Zinedine Zidane as coach of the first team, he said.
After his appointment, club legend Zidane said I am going to put my heart and soul into this job so that everything can go well.
The appointment of Zidane means Madrid snubbed Mourinho who has been offered a coaching role at the worst football club in the history of the beautiful game.