"I'll ask for compensation, which could exceed €1bn (N419bn), for the physical and psychological harm that Ramos gave Salah and the Egyptian people". He knows that I wanted to sign him more than anyone as a player, as well as a coach. "I think it would be hard to keep winning if I stayed". "This team must keep winning, and it needs a change after 3 years, another voice, another method of working", Zidane said.
"It's a odd moment to do so, I know, but an important one too".
Zidane took charge of 149 games at Madrid, losing just 16 of them.
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"After the final whistle, I was really angry at Ramos, because he hurt the player that I support, the one I was hoping could win the Champions League".
"That's why I chose to take this decision".
Petition supporters point out that Ramos intentionally injured Salah and in their opinion, he set a bad example for future generations of players.
"I would love for him to be by my side forever".