Zinedine Zidane says he is stepping down as Real Madrid boss, just five days after leading them to a third straight Champions League triumph.

Zidane, 45, told a news conference at the Bernabeu Stadium he had “taken the decision not to continue next year”.

 

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez was present alongside Zidane, who took charge in January 2016.

He leaves having guided the Spanish club to three successive Champions League titles and one La Liga success.

 ZIDANE’S RECORD:

3 Seasons

149 Games

104 Wins

8 Finals

8 Wins

3 UEFA Champions League Trophies

2 FIFA Club World Cups

2 UEFA Super Cups

1 La Liga

1 Supercopa De España

First manager in HISTORY to win 3 consecutive UCL