Actual Madrid made a last-minute try to get Zinedine Zidane to modify his thoughts about retiring however even an enormous new contract couldn’t sway him.
In 2006 Zinedine Zidane introduced that he could be retiring from soccer on the finish of the season.
Actual Madrid revered the French Global Cup winner’s choice however was once prepared to do anything else to lend a hand exchange his thoughts.
Consistent with former Los Blancos defender Cicinho, membership president Florentino Perez made it transparent he would do anything else to stay his talisman.
Cicinho advised ESPN it was once first of all a shaggy dog story however Perez was once critical.
“In his farewell fit, Zidane was once very emotional, we had been additionally as he was once a legend who was once leaving the sport.”
“Then, Florentino Perez got here into the dressing room and greeted the gamers one after the other.”
“What came about subsequent was once unforgettable.”
“Actual Madrid’s very best wage on the time was once €6.five million. Robinho jokingly stated: ‘Mr. President, Zizou stated that if you happen to signal a two-year contract for €6.five million, he gained’t prevent enjoying’.”
“Everybody laughed, however Florentino was once critical and spoke back: ‘If you wish to have, I will be able to carry you the paper now so as to signal it’.”
Zizou had already made up his thoughts even though.
“Zidane considered it for a 2nd, checked out him, and stated, ‘No, no… I don’t need any further’.”