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  • Updated: June 01, 2023

I Don't Want Silver — Mourinho Gifts Out Runner-Up Medal

AS Roma coach Jose Mourinho has revealed his unconventional approach to runner-up medals after his side suffered a 4-1 penalty shootout defeat to Sevilla in the Europa League final.

Mourinho disclosed that he does not keep silver medals and instead gives them away.

In an interview with Movistar, the Portuguese tactician expressed his disdain for second-place accolades. "That's what I did. I don't want silver medals," Mourinho stated firmly. This decision aligns with his personal philosophy, highlighting his relentless pursuit of victory and his desire to be associated only with triumph.

During the medal presentation, Mourinho was the first to receive his runner-up medal. However, rather than keeping it for himself, he surprised everyone by handing it over to a fan in the crowd.

Despite this loss, it is worth noting that this is the first European final Mourinho has failed to win. Throughout his illustrious career, he has emerged victorious in five previous European finals with FC Porto, Inter Milan, Manchester United, and Roma.

Recall last season after winning the inaugural Europa Conference League last season with Roma, the Italian side's first European success, Mourinho tattooed the three European titles on his arm to confirm winning all major titles.

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