Manchester United and Real Madrid was memorable for a number of reasons. Not only did the Spanish giants knock out Sir Alex Ferguson’s side, former Tottenham man Luka Modric scored a stunner to turn the tide of a match that was delicately poised.
But despite all this, one event dominated the headlines. The decision from referee Cuneyt Cakir to send off Nani for a high foot has split opinion. While former United legend Roy Keane supported the decision, many, including every Red Devils fan in the universe, believed it ruined the game.
After the game, Rio Ferdinand did his best impression of a schoolboy playing playground football by sarcastically clapping in the referee’s face, while Ferguson’s shade of ruddy cheeks made the sun look like a gas hob on the blink, but one man stole the show – Jose Mourinho.
In his post-match press conference The Special One said with a trademark shrug, ‘The best team lost’ and walked off in what could be one of the most blatant job applications in football history.
Here the Los Blancos gaffer has a few words with the departing Nani, but what is he saying?
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Football Manager is the best-selling, most realistic football management series ever made. Football Manager 2013 celebrates 20 years of games from the people at Sports Interactive by introducing an array of new features.
This year’s version allows you to take control of any club in more than 50 nations across the world and includes all of Europe’s biggest leagues as well as database of over 500,000 real-world players and staff.
As well as some landmark new features in the Career Mode, there are now new ways to enjoy your Football Manager experience.
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