Florentino Pérez Re-Elected For Sixth Time As Real Madrid President
Florentino Pérez, the incumbent President of the Real Madrid Football Club has been re-elected for a historic sixth time following a meeting of the club’s electoral board on Tuesday 13th April.
There were no other candidates for the post which runs for three year terms.
The 74 year old president is one of Spain´s leading business figure and is also Chairman and CEO of Grupo ACS, a major Spanish civil engineering company.
Pérez was first elected as club president in 2000 when he oversaw the club reclaiming its status as Europe´s most successful side.
Under his mandate Real Madrid have won a host of titles including 5 Champion League UEFA Cups, 5 Club World Cups, 4 European Super Cups, 5 La Ligas, 2 Copa del Rey and 5 Spanish Super Cups.
Yesterday, Wednesday 14th April, Perez travelled with the team to Liverpool where the side drew 0.0 taking them through to the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Should Real Madrid win the championship again they will take the Galácticos tally to a record 14 Champion League titles.
At the end of the 2019 season Pérez announced a major €525-million renovation of the club´s Santiago Bernabeu stadium which will see the ground transformed with retractable roof as well as shopping centre, restaurants and a hotel which will have some rooms with views of the pitch.
He said, “we want to make the Santiago Bernabéu the best stadium in the world,” and it is has been reported that a sponsorship agreement will see the stadium renamed “IPIC Bernabeu” or “CEPSA Bernabeu” once it opens in 2022.