Rafael Benitez has been replaced by Zinedine Zidane as the manager of Real Madrid after he was sacked by the club. Zidane, 43 was managing Real Madrid youth teams before being promoted to being manager. Zidane nicknamed Zizou is a retired former world cup winner who was renown for his attacking prowess as an attacking midfielder.
Real Madrid will be hoping the new manager can bring out the best in attack from his forces, which include current world player of the Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale. This trio has lost ground to their Barcelona FC counterparts Leo Messi, Luis Saurez and Neymar when it comes to goals scored, trophies won and nominations for the Ballon D’Or.
The Real Madrid faithful will also be hoping Zidane can get the Madrid trio firing on all cylinders going into the new year and the trophy handing out season.