Rafa Benitez showed how much it means to be back with Real Madrid after becoming emotional at his formal unveiling today. Benitez, the former Liverpool, Chelsea, Valencia and Napoli coach, returns to Real after 20 years, having launched his career as the club's 'C' coach.
Today, he gave one of the shortest opening speeches of any coach taking over the club in the last 15 years.
"It's emotional to come home," he said. "I don't know what to say. I want to make sure we win things and the team plays well."
Benitez was flanked by wife Montse and presented to media and directors by president Florentino Perez.
Perez said: "We are convinced the arrival of Benitez will make us stronger. We are bringing in a coach who has always wanted to be manager this club. Someone who is known for his methods and for his professionalism."