Floro named new Real Madrid director of football

December 23, 2005
By Simon Baskett
MADRID, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Real Madrid named former coach Benito Floro as director of football on Friday.

'Floro is the ideal man to take on this responsibility,' Real vice-president Emilio Butragueno told a news conference at the Bernabeu.

'He is a student of football, methodical in his approach, familiar with Real Madrid and we have no doubt that this is the right decision for the club.'

Floro replaces former Italy and AC Milan coach Arrigo Sacchi who quit as ...

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