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Zidane stops Real Madrid...Zinedine Zidane quits as Real Madrid manager after third Champions League crown

"This was a totally unexpected decision" - Real Madrid president

Zinedine Zidane has uncovered he is venturing down as Real Madrid manager, five days subsequent to driving them to a third straight Champions League triumph, guaranteeing the club needs "an alternate voice".

Zidane reported his choice in Madrid on Thursday morning. Sat nearby Real president Florentino Perez, the World Cup champ said he believed he had taken the club the extent that he could:

"I have taken the choice to not proceed into the following season. For me and for everyone, I think the minute to change has arrived. It was anything but a simple choice.

He leaves having guided the Spanish club to three progressive Champions League titles and one La Liga accomplishment since assuming control in January 2016.

"I adore this club," he included.

"What I believe is that this group needs to keep winning however I think it needs a change, an alternate voice, another procedure. Furthermore, that is the reason I took this choice."

Zidane, 45, assumed control after Rafael Benitez was sacked and was in control for 149 recreations.

He controlled Real to 104 wins and 29 draws, had 69.8% win rate, and won nine trophies.

He said in February that he would leave on the off chance that he felt "there is nothing more to give".

Be that as it may, the planning of his declaration still came as a stun days after Real beat Liverpool 3-1 in the Champions League last.

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