Zidane

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez described head coach Zinedine Zidane as a “blessing from heaven”.

Zidane

Zidane won the Supercopa de Espana finals as Madrid coach, taking his tally of successes to nine with a tense victory against Atletico Madrid in the on Sunday.

Madrid won 4-1 on penalties after a goalless draw, scraping to a shoot-out after Federico Valverde was sent off.

“[Zidane] has plenty of trophies and we’re very happy for him,” Perez said, as reported by Marca. “I hope that he wins more trophies.

“Zidane has a loving relationship with Real Madrid. He decided to rest for a year and now he’s returned with renewed energy. Zidane is a blessing from heaven.”