Zidane resigns as Real Madrid coach – club
27 May 2021 | 11:31 am
Zinedine Zidane has stepped down as Real Madrid coach with immediate effect five days after his team were pipped to the La Liga title by city rivals Atletico Madrid, the Spanish club said on Thursday.
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Madrid won the FIFA Club World Cup for a record-extending fifth time after beating Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal 5-3 in the final on Saturday (February 11), with braces scored by Federico Valverde and Vinicius Jr as well as a goal from Karim Benzema who returned from injury.
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