Perez Re-elected Real Madrid President

Florentino Perez has been re-elected Real Madrid president for another four-year term.

The 74-year-old was returned to the post after no other candidates challenged him for the position.

He will begin a fourth spell as Real supremo after first assuming the role from 2000 to 2006 and then since 2009. At the end of his current tenure, he would have been president of the 13-time UEFA Champions League winners for a total of 22 years.

Perez has been now been re-elected unopposed in the last three elections having not faced any challenges in 2013 and 2017.

The construction magnate called for the presidential elections on April 1, and potential candidates were given until April 12 to declare interest and be approved by the club’s electoral board.

A candidate must have been a Real Madrid member or socio for at least 20 years and must have sufficient personal wealth to be able to obtain a bank guarantee worth at least 15% of the club’s budget.