Benitez bowed out with his head held high, wishing Zidane good luck.
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Sacked Real Madrid boss Rafael Benitez has said it was an "honor and a privilege" to be given the chance to coach the Spanish giants as he wished luck to his successor Zinedine Zidane.Benitez was sacked Monday night after just seven unhappy months in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu, leaving Madrid in third place in La Liga, four points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.A run of three league defeats in five games in November and December, including a 4-0 thrashing at home to Barcelona, wiped away the early credit Benitez had gained with an unbeaten 14-game run to start his reign.
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