Pep Guardiola has revealed he gushed Zidane during their private conversation at Etihad Stadium on Friday night.
Manchester City stunned Real Madrid for the second time in five months within the requirements for a well-deserved place in the Champions League quarter-finals with a 2-1 victory.
Stirling and Gabriel Jesus use of the wrong, by Raphael Varane on both sides of Benzema equalized the score finished 4-2 aggregate victory over the 13 winners.
After a gap of over five months between the two legs of a pulsating tie since Cov epidemic, the city will now forward the new arrangements of the last race in next week, when they will face Lyon.
Despite the match being played behind closed doors, the city looks pumped up from the start and determine in order to duplicate their sights on the Bernabeu, in February.
They benefit from two terrible errors Varane, but their relentless intensity given the new Spanish crowned the champion some time to resolve.
And the former Barcelona boss Guardiola is more willing to disclose, he said of the French after the conclusion of the game, in Manchester.
49-year-old said:”I congratulate him on the analog. I always say that to win this League is the biggest problem, because it shows the 11 months.
“We talk about our families and I wish him all the best. He is one of my idols when I was a player.
“I played against him in the national team with the France and I suffered a lot.
“He is one of the biggest and as a person he is an example, I think How can he be the representative of our career like he did.”