From his Russian tumble to a Spain prison sentence, the erstwhile United manager has had a dim week. At least it’s entertaining
After so many years of refusing to give the public what they want, it’s great to see José Mourinho finally serving up something highly watchable. On Monday the erstwhile Manchester United manager staged a spectacular pratfall at an ice hockey game in Russia. By Tuesday he was being handed a prison sentence. (Suspended, agonisingly, but still.)
Barely a week after Gemma Collins made her ice‑fall in ITV’s Dancing on Ice, the Portuguese supplanted The Only Way is Essex star as the most hilariously viral rink‑based tumble of 2019.
Mourinho is not temperamentally suited to a life on the run, even though as a younger man he once engineered his Yorkshire terrier’s flight from justice