Why Real Madrid fans might have to endure Florentino Perez's mismanagement for years

The first time that Real Madrid president Florentino Perez opted to resign from his post was in February of 2006 – midway through a season on the tail end of the Galactico era.

Zinedine Zidane was playing out the final year of his contract, Raul and Roberto Carlos were in their post-peak and Madrid were about to go through another disappointing season – failing to progress past the last 16 of the Champions League for the second consecutive year.

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