Real Madrid have officially unveiled Rafael Benitez as their new manager on a three-year contract.
The 55-year-old replaces Carlo Ancelotti, who was sacked by the La Liga champions last week after spending two seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Rafa Benítez signs his contract with Real Madrid. The new manager will stay with the club for the next three seasons. pic.twitter.com/JnIofYj6Eo
— Real Madrid C.F. (@realmadriden) June 3, 2015
Benitez has also managed Napoli, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Liverpool during his coaching career starting since 1993.
Here’s how many fans react on Twitter:
I swear to god if we lose our first game with Rafa Benitez, I’ll support Atletico Madrid.
— Luna (@HoIyCris) June 3, 2015
Benitez is crying now ! Next the Madrid fans will cry end of the season ?
— A R N E S H (@fernandofly9) June 3, 2015
Rafa Benitez the new Real Madrid Manager. As strange as Phil Jones taking corners. #MUFC
— Louis Van Gaal (@BossVanGaal) June 3, 2015
Giving Rafa Benitez the job at Real Madrid is like letting a student who failed all his high school classes into Harvard
— brian (@brianflynn_) June 3, 2015
Mourinho > Ancelotti > Rafa. At this rate they’ll hire Ricky Sbragia in a few years.
— dave (@doc3d) June 3, 2015
Things that always land on their feet: 1. Cats 2. Rafa Benitez
— Sam Tighe (@stighefootball) May 26, 2015
Benitez on his way to Real? He will make Ronaldo a great defender…
— Ryan Babel (@Ryanbabel) May 28, 2015
If I ever change agents I want the guy who does Rafa Benitez.
— James McNicholas (@jamesmcnicholas) June 3, 2015
Benitez ending his time in Napoli with 5th place…. He should go somewhere where the pressure is lower.. Wait…
— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) May 31, 2015
“Benítez al Real Madrid” pic.twitter.com/rBoTuWhcoO
— Miss Rmadrid♔ (@Coraz0nBlanco) May 25, 2015