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OFFICIAL: Real Madrid fire Carlo Ancelotti

The club announced what everybody knew.

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Carlo Ancelotti is no longer Real Madrid's coach. Florentino Pérez announced the decision to the media at the Santiago Bernabéu. The Italian coach will now likely take a year off unless Adriano Galliani convinces him of joining AC Milan next season.

Ancelotti spent two years with Real Madrid and won four titles (Copa del Rey, Champions League, UEFA Supercup and FIFA Club World Cup). Pérez will explain why Real Madrid sacked Ancelotti later on, but the team's performances during the second half of the 2014-2015 season were what got Ancelotti in serious trouble.

He leaves Real having won 87 games out of the total 117 matches played (74%). His team scored 316 goals over these two years and he also has the record for most consecutive wins (22) and titles over one year (4) in the history of the club. The players shared their support, as most of them wanted to keep working with Ancelotti.

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