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Jose Mourinho bids emotional farewell to fans after sacking by Roma

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 January 2024, 12:07 IST
Jose Mourinho

News Summary:

  • Jose Mourinho sacked by AS Roma due to poor performance
  • AS Roma won only one of the last six matches and faced Coppa Italia exit
  • Mourinho posted an emotional farewell video on Instagram
  • Daniele De Rossi announced as Mourinho's successor
  • De Rossi's contract with AS Roma lasts until June 2024

Two-time Champions League winner Jose Mourinho sent a passionate message to AS Roma fans after he was sacked by the club.

On Tuesday, AS Roma ended two and a half year's relationship with Mourinho after the club suffered from a dry run, winning one in the past six matches. During this period AS Roma also suffered heartbreak following their exit from Coppa Italia at the hands of Lazio.

The Portuguese manager took to Instagram and posted a video of him celebrating cherished moments with fans with a caption that read, "Sudore, sangue, lacrime, allegria, tristezza, amoR, fratelli, storia, cuore, eternita." (Sweat, blood, tears, joy, sadness, love, brothers, history, heart, eternity).

Mourinho's stint with the Giallorossi saw him guide the club to a Europa League triumph where they defeated Sevilla on penalties to lift the title.

Former Roma skipper Daniele De Rossi was announced as the successor of Mourinho and his contract will last till June 2024.

(With ANI inputs)

First published: 17 January 2024, 12:07 IST