Jose Mourinho’s farewell to Roma was even more dramatic than it looked.
Il Messaggero’ published a story in which the protagonists are the ‘Giallorossi’ dressing room, a ring and the
tremendous anger of the Portuguese with his former players.
On 16th January, Roma announced the sacking of Jose Mourinho after two and a half seasons at the Olimpico.
American owners Dan and Ryan Friedkin argued that, “for the good of the club”, an “immediate change” was “necessary”.
The team was on a bad run and out of the European places, albeit close to them and with a favourable schedule.
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The next few hours were a real drama. The Portuguese coach left the stadium in tears, aboard a vehicle that could barely make headway amidst the tide of fans who had come to see him off.