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Thursday, 10 August 2017

Man United manager gives his UEFA Super Cup medal to a Nigerian kid, explains why

Man United manager gives his UEFA Super Cup medal to a Nigerian kid, explains why


Jose Mourinho has explained why he decided to give his medal to a young fan after Manchester United’s UEFA Super Cup defeat to Real Madrid. 



The Reds boss handed the medal to a delighted supporter - a boy named Deji - in the front row before departing.

Asked about the gesture in his post-match press conference, Mourinho gave an answer that prompted laughs among the many journalists present. “Sometimes when I win, I don’t keep the medals – so imagine when I lose!” the manager said wryly.

“For me, the medal would go to some place in my house; for that kid, it’s the moon – something to keep and remember. It was a little kid with a United shirt. I have no idea where he comes from. I think it’s something he’ll never forget.”

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