I know it's a unusual moment for everyone involved, but I think it's the right decision. "I had to do this for everyone".
Reports that he headbutted Florentino Perez on his way out the door are, as of yet, unconfirmed. That's what the players need sometimes, when the fans actually push you it just makes you better. I'll always be thankful. I will still be close to the club but this decision is a clear one that might not make sense to some people but it is the moment to make a change, for the players as well. And the first time [Madrid made an approach] it was inside the five years, and I thought: 'no I can not do that.
Cristiano Ronaldo didn't appear in Real's new kit promo after speculation about his future at the club.
Zidane confirmed his departure at the start of the briefing, just five days after he presided over the 3-1 Champions League final win over Liverpool.
"[Karim] Benzema might stay, Perez is still a big fan of him". This was also his third consecutive Champions League title. "With me it would have been complicated to keep winning". The academy product represented the club 542 times, winning virtually everything in the game, and is now in charge of the Under-19s. That's why I took this decision. There was no backward step. After three years, this is what I've chose to do.
Zidane quit as Real Madrid coach on Thursday, less than a week after leading the team to its third straight Champions League title, saying the club needed a change in command. "It's my decision, it could be wrong".
Zinedine Zidane has resigned from his managerial role at Real Madrid. I have shared the transfers and telling players bad news with the president.
But he also added: "I'm not exhausted of coaching after just three years of coaching".
"There are hard moments when you can wonder whether you are the right person still".
The concept of forever does not exist in the dictionaries of football managers.
Conte is expected to leave Chelsea soon with Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri expected to take over at Stamford Bridge. I tried to convince him but I know how it is. "I had to do this for everyone", he said.