It’s official for a few hours, Zinédine Zidane is no longer the coach of Real Madrid. Some of his players reacted to this announcement, including Karim Benzema who pays tribute to his former coach.
Zinedine Zidane will remain the only Real Madrid coach to have won three Champions League in a row (2016-2017-2018) but also two Spanish championships, including that of 2020 after an exceptional second part of the season. Karim Benzema paid a nice tribute via an Instagram post to his trainer, Zinedine Zidane: “Thank you bro for everything you have given me both collectively and personally. I am proud and honored to have been able to move forward and grow with the man that you are. ”
Other important players in the locker room reacted including Luka Modric: “Coach, it has been a great honor to play for you and to win alongside you. You are tall. Good luck. ” Sergio Ramos: “ZZ, the one and only. I wish you the best. You deserve it. »But also the French Raphael Varane: “Since my arrival in Madrid ten years ago, you have been more than just a coach, a mentor. You helped me develop as a player and as a man, thank the 2018 world champion. You have been able to lead this golden generation to the top (and several times). I can’t thank you enough for all the advice you gave me, both on and off the pitch. Thanks again, Boss! ”