Real Madrid players have reacted to the shock departure of Coach Zinedine Zidane, paying tribute to his success during his time at the club.
Zidane stepped down as the club’s Coach on Thursday, less than a week after winning his third successive Champions League title in news that stunned the football world.
Sergio Ramos: “Coach, as a player and now as our Coach you decided to leave while you were on top. Thanks for these two years of football, work, love and friendship. You may be leaving but your legacy will stay. One of the most successful chapters in the history of our beloved Real Madrid.”
Isco Alcorcon: “Coach, it has been an honour to work with you and to learn from you. To work alongside you and to win together, you have helped us achieve something historic. I wish you the very best.”
Marcos Llorente: “Coach, with you we learned, we evolved, grew up and we achieved what appeared to be impossible. You leave at the top. Thank you on behalf of every Real Madrid fan.”