The view from Spain

Mourinho walks his dog (again)

May 13, 2013
By Phil Ball
The weekend after Barcelona's annihilation of Manchester United in the Champions League final of 2011, I wrote a piece for this site which referred to the reaction of the Madrid-based football press the morning after the final. Marca's headline, I wrote, was entitled 'Mourinho walks his dog', and unfortunately, some folks took it seriously. Well, maybe he did walk his dog, but you get the point.

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