Who Will Be The Next Real Madrid Coach??? Zinedine Zidane Steps Down As Real Madrid Coach After Three Consecutive Victories At The Champions League

News by Rob Williams Published on 31 May,2018 Updated on 31 May,2018
  • Zidane surprisingly quits Real Madrid after three consecutive Champions League victories
  • The decision was announced at an unexpected news conference at the Santiago Bernabéu

Zinedine Zidane has quit his role as coach of Real Madrid after three consecutive Champions League titles with the La Liga side. He has surprisingly announced the decision after he led his side to the another Champions League victory over Liverpool on Saturday, May 26.

CAPTION: Zidane left after growing tired of not being allowed to make the decisions at the club SOURCE: Daily Mail
CAPTION: Zinedine Zidane
SOURCE: The Irish Times
CAPTION: Zinedine Zidane SOURCE: Daily Mail

Zidane announced that he will be stepping down as the manager of the Real Madrid at an unscheduled press conference on Thursday.

Zidane was brought in to replace Raphael Benitez in January 2016 and has led the Madrid side to the three Champions League titles in the two and a half season he has been in charge.

According to several reports, Zidane's decision to quit was a result of the event after the Champions League final in which star players Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale hinted they may leave the Santiago Bernabeu.

He hinted his departure in February when he said, "Being a coach is extremely tiring - more so at a club like Real Madrid. When I feel there is nothing more to give, I'll walk away."

CAPTION: Zidane stepped down just five days after winning his third consecutive Champions League SOURCE: Daily Mail
CAPTION: Champions League 2018 final: Zinedine Zidane revels in Real Madrid's third consecutive title SOURCE: Sporting News
CAPTION: Zidane celebrating victory at Champions League SOURCE: Daily Mail

Zidane averaged roughly one trophy every 16 games while in charge, including one La Liga title, one Spanish Super Cup, two Club World Cups and two UEFA Super Cups.

Zidane has won three consecutive UEFA Champions League titles becoming the only manager in the history of football to earn the victory.

He was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll in 2004.

Who will be the next coach of Real Madrid???

It's a big question for all Real Madrid Fans, as the 45-year-old coach suddenly leaves the club. He has shocked all the fans from his unexpected decision.