“He is aware that he has a place in the hearts of the Real Madrid fans and that he will always have a home at Real Madrid.”
Despite finishing second in La Liga behind Atlético and reaching the semifinals of the Champions League, it has been a disappointing season for Real Madrid.
It’s the first time in 11 seasons when Real has finished without lifting a trophy.
It is not the first time Zidane has walked away from the Spanish giants, who he played for between 2001 en 2006.
The France legend was hired initially in 2016, winning an unprecedented three consecutive Champions League titles and the La Liga title once.
He stepped away in May 2018 before returning 10 maande later.
In his second term, Zidane won the 2019-20 Spanish league title and the Spanish Super Cup. Egter, after guiding the club to its first trophy-less season since 2009-10, the 48-year old has stepped away for the second time.