After the release of Jorge Valdano the three-time FIFA World Player Zinedine Zidane will be according to the Spanish sports daily Marca new sporting Director at Real Madrid.
Madrid (SID) - after the dismissal of Director General Jorge Valdano the three-time FIFA World Player Zinedine Zidane will be according to the Spanish sports daily Marca Sports Director New Real Madrid in the Spanish soccer first division. The 38-year-old played from 2001 to 2006 when the Royal and led real in the Champions League final Leverkusen 2002 against Bayer to the ninth and last triumph in the premier class.
Perez had drawn the consequences from the months power struggle between manager Jose Mourinho and the Director-General on Wednesday evening and fired Valdano. Perez justified the decision by the "obvious error" between the valves of the dispute and announced with full powers to give Mourinho. "With a so potent coach like Mourinho we had to choose similar to a model which the English clubs", Perez said. "We want to, that he (Mourinho, note)" (d. ed.) "Many years with us remains."
Zidane, who in 1998 became world and two years later also European champion with France, is a favourite of Mourinho and since the start of the season at the request of the Portuguese part of the coaching staff. In addition works "Zizou", whose Sohn plays since November 2010 as Adviser to Perez in the Youth Department of the Madrilenians.