Real Madrid sack benitez, name Zidane as new coach.
43-year old Zidane has been appointed coach at Real Madrid to replace Rafael Benitez. The Frenchman was coach of Real's Team until now. Zidane played for Real from 2001-2006, and ended his stellar career there. The length of Zidane's contract is not known. His first game will be at home against Deportivo this Saturday.