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Perez praises Zidane after winning the Super Cup

Tue, Jan. 14, 2020
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez praised the coach of Zinedine Zidane after crowning the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, over Atletico Madrid, with penalties.

"Zidane has many cups and we are very happy for him. I hope he crowns with more trophies," Perez told the Spanish newspaper Marca.

"There is a good relationship between Zidane and Real Madrid. He decided to rest for a year and now he has returned with renewed energy. He is a blessing from heaven," Perez continued.

"We came here without big players like Eden Hazard, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale. Zidane managed to create a good combination in the team and won the cup. I think we rediscovered ourselves after a slight stumble. New players joined that made the team stronger, We are on the right path. "

"We brought him here because we see him as the best goalkeeper in the world, and he was. he was one of the most important elements of the victory," Perez said, praising his goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois.

Real Madrid won their 11th Super Cup, while Atletico's credit was frozen at only two titles. Real Madrid took revenge for the loss to Atletico Madrid in 2014 Super Cup.

Zinedine Zidane also defeated Diego Simeone in a new penalty shootout final, after the Champions League 2016 final.
 
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