Jose Mourinho may be 60 years old, but he’s still got ideas. Mourinho showed his mettle and saved the day.
‘Sports Mediaset’ reported on the AS Roma match under the title “Jose Mourinho, Huy Patricio and the ball boy” on the 11th (Korean time). 월카지노
AS Roma drew 1-1 with AFC Fiorentina in the 15th round of the 2023-2024 Serie A season at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy, on Nov. 11.
This game was a crisis for Roma. They took the lead through a Romelu Lukaku goal in the fifth minute of the first half, but then Nikola Jalefsky was sent off for a second yellow card in the 19th minute, followed by Lucas Cuarta in the 21st minute. In the 42nd minute, Lukaku was sent off as well, leaving United with two men on the field.
Mourinho had to instruct his teammates to change tactics, and he wanted to communicate with goalkeeper Patricio, who was the furthest away, but time was running out and the pitch was chaotic. Unable to leave the technical area, Mourinho came up with an idea.
A Volvo. Mourinho called a Volvo driver nearby and handed him a note. It turned out to be a note about the location of Stephan El Shaarawy and Edoardo Bove. He passed the note on to Patricio and Roma were able to hold on to a precious point.
The media described the situation as “Mourinho gave the ball boy a new task,” while another Italian outlet, Football Italia, reported that “Mourinho quickly ran over to the ball boy and whispered something in his ear. He then ran back to the bench and scribbled something on a piece of paper, which the ball boy handed over to Patricio.”
Football Italia added: “The coaching staff were not allowed near the goal, so the only way to deliver the note to Patricio was through the ball boy. Broadcaster DAZN caught the moment on camera. Patricio read the note and then handed it back to the Volvo.”
According to reports, Volvo will keep the note to commemorate the moment it became Mourinho’s “coach.