Zidane says it was an honour to work with "great captain" Ramos

The announcement of Sergio Ramos' departure from Real Madrid prompted former coach Zinedine Zidane to post his own fitting tribute to the defender.

Zidane grateful to 'great captain' Ramos

Zinedine Zidane described his time working with Sergio Ramos as "a great pleasure and an honour" after the defender's departure from Real Madrid was announced.

Zidane pays personal tribute to Ramos

Ramos and Zidane spent just one season as team mates, the 2005/6 season, the defender's first at the club. Together, they won two LaLiga titles, two Spanish Super Cup titles and four Champions Leagues during the Frenchman's two spells as coach.


A post shared by zidane (@zidane)

In a tribute to Ramos on Instagram, Zidane, who left Madrid at the end of May, said: "LEGEND.

"It was a great pleasure and honor to have you as a partner and player! A great captain for history! Thank you so much for everything."