Thought I would make a thread after he has officially been made the permanent manager Santiago Solari, entrenador del primer equipo del @RealMadrid hasta el 30 de junio de 2021.#HalaMadrid pic.twitter.com/m0XyNE60Og— Real Madrid C.F.⚽ (@realmadrid) November 13, 2018 Fun Facts: Solari becomes the fifth coach to be promoted directly from Castilla to the first team. The other 4: Miguel Munoz, Amancio, Lopez Caro, and Zizou. 4 others coached Castilla, went elsewhere, and eventually coached the first team. Those include Del Bosque, Mariano Remon, Rafa Benitez, and Lopetegui. Solari becomes the fourth Argentine coach to take the helm. These include Di Stefano, Carniglia, and Valdano. Solari becomes the first Argentine to manage Madrid since 1996. Solari appeared in 131 games as a Real Madrid player.