Welcome, the new boss of Real Madrid- Julen Lopetegui
Updated on: Jun 13, 2018 4:59 pm IST
Just two days before the FIFA World Cup 2018, Real Madrid has announced something which is awaited by the club fans for so long. The whites have finally stamped a name as their new boss, and he is none other than the Spaniard Julen Lopetegui. He is also current Spain’s team coach so he will join the Bernabeu after getting released from the national duty which will call after 15 July as if now.
Madrid had been searching for an option of their Former boss Zinedine Zidane as the French citizen stepped down from the coach ship by himself after lifting the Champions League Trophy for the 3rd time under his tenure.
After thinking about 20 names in the list finally the committee led by Real Madrid, President Florentino Perez marked a tick on the name of Julen which was not even in the so-called-list. Julen is offered to be the boss of Bernabeu until Euro 2022. Julen as a player played for both Spanish giants; Madrid and Barcelona as a goalkeeper. Later on, he began his second innings as a coach with Rayo Vallecano and continued his streak with Spain’s U19, 20, 21 to win the European title of that year. The Spanish federation tagged this deal as a betrayal to the nation so they sacked Julen Lopetegui as their national just before their first World Cup match against Portugal.