The former France star has won the Champions League twice in his 17 months in charge and overseen Real's first LaLiga and European Cup double since the 1957-58 season.
"I can't say whether I'll stay for the rest of my life but I'm so grateful for the club for everything it has given me", he said. "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals".
'It's been a tough year with a lot of football and the injuries, but the main thing for me is to get my ankle sorted and give it that rest it needs. "Every player in the squad has played their part, and that's been the key factor this season".
His side may have been destroyed 4-1, but Mario Mandzukic can look back fondly on this effort.
The Spanish champions were utterly dominant after the break, however.
The Champions League final won by 4-1 by Real Madrid against Juventus was watched not only by million people all over the World but also by the tennis world.
Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and the end of a five-year Spanish title drought before new highs were reached in the Champions League. "I'm a very happy man to win the 12th and we'll enjoy this moment now". "He knows that we are a very good team and that is why we proved it in the second half".
"It has been an incredible end to the season by us".
"We thought we had enough to win the game", he said.
"To play a final in your home city is incredible, but to win it is better still".
"The 12th of a Madrid for the ages", said El Mundo to hail Real's dominance of Europe's premier club competition.
And that friendship between the duo become more well known last night as he celebrated with Ronaldo on the pitch after last night's Champions League final victory over Juventus. I think it's the best second half we've had this season. "It was crucial for our performance in the second half". "They showed their class and the attitude needed to play in this kind of game". "So yes, just happy to get on for the last few minutes".