Having won only 17 out of 25 matches with Los Blancos, Benítez’s last match for Real Madrid ended in a 2–2 draw to Valencia in an away match on Sunday; they are 3rd in the table, 4 points behind league leaders and local rivals .
I’m going to put my heart and soul into this club
— Zinedine Zidane
Real Madrid has had 11 managers in the 12 years that Pérez has been president. Zidane, expressing his gratitude to Pérez, said “I’m going to put my heart and soul into this club”.
Zidane was assistant manager to Ancelotti when Real Madrid won their tenth European Championship. Back in 2001, Real Madrid paid -based club the equivalent of 45.8 million to sign Zidane. Pérez said to Zidane, “This is your stadium and your club and you have all our confidence and trust to make the fans excited once more. It makes me proud because I know that for you the word impossible does not exist.”
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