Real Madrid confirms death of Zidane's brother

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Zidane left the club's training camp in Montreal on Saturday (AEST) because of personal reasons, with Madrid announcing he was to be absent for an unspecified period.

Los Blancos held a minute's silence ahead of training on Sunday (AEST) after being made aware of Farid's death.

Zidane's assistant David Bettoni will be in charge of the first team until the head coach's return.

Farid Zidane was 54.