09 August 2017

Jose Mourinho gives young Manchester United fan Super Cup runners up medal after defeat to Real Madrid

JOSE MOURINHO swiftly handed a Manchester United fan his Super Cup runners up medal after losing 2-1 to Real Madrid.

Romelu Lukaku pulled one back for the Red Devils in the second half but it wasn’t enough after Isco and Casemiro gave Los Blancos a two-goal lead.

Jose Mourinho pointed out a young Man Utd fan in the crowd
The Special One handed the fan the runners up medal

The Special One has a track record of handing his medals away to supporters – including when he threw his Premier League winners medal to Chelsea fans in 2006.

Mourinho said: “Look sometimes when I win I don’t keep the medals, so imagine when I lose!

“And for me the medal will go to some place in my house and for that kid it’s for sure something to keep and remember.

“It was a little kid in a Manchester United shirt, I have no idea where he comes from, so I think for the kid it is something he will never forget and for me, I repeat when I win they don’t mean much, imagine when I lose.”

Following the kind gesture, Mourinho also felt Casemiro’s opener was offside.

He added: “I think we did well, we lost 2-1 which shows the result was close. One of the goals was offside, so with a good VAR (Video Assistant Referee) it would be 1-1 and extra-time.

Jose Mourinho was applauded by the Man Utd fans
The Spanish team then show off the fruits of their labour on a hot night in Macedonia
Real Madrid celebrated with the Super Cup after their 2-1 victory
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“I think they could score more goals than they did and I think we could score more than we did.

“We were playing against a team full of fantastic players and we contested the result until the end.”

Casemiro opened the scoring for Real Madrid when he was able to run in behind the United defence
Jose Mourinho felt Casemiro’s goal was offside

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