Goalkeeper reveals details of Mourinho rant in 2013

Oli Fisher

Former Inter Milan goalkeeper Julio Cesar has revealed that Jose Mourinho launched a tirade about ex-Real Madrid man Iker Casillas.

The current Manchester United boss coached Cesar at Inter and Casillas at Real, famously having a turbulent relationship with the latter.

Cesar has spoken out about an incident after the 2013 Confederations Cup, in which he paid tribute to Casillas by wearing his shirt as he picked up the award for the best goalkeeper in the tournament.

“When I got to the dressing room, I saw a message from Jose on my phone,” the Flamengo keeper revealed to SporTV. “The message was: ‘You’re crazy. He’s the one who should wear your shirt and not the other way around.’

“He told me I stopped more with one arm than Casillas could with two.

“He came to the dressing room to talk to me and I told him to keep his head, that Mourinho was difficult and that he had to face it,” the South American said.

“For me, Mourinho likes to go face to face with the players who are considered the stars in the team he coaches.”


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