Europa League: Why I threw away my runners-up medal – Mourinho reveals
Roma manager Jose Mourinho has explained why he got rid of his runner-up medal after losing 4-1 on penalties to Sevilla in the Europa League final.
According to Mourinho, he doesn’t keep silver medals and always gives them away.
The former Chelsea and Real Madrid boss was the first to pick up his medal during the presentation but ended up handing it over to a fan in the crowd.
“That’s what I did; I don’t want silver medals.
“I don’t keep silver medals, so I gave it away,” Mourinho told Movistar.
This is the first European final that Mourinho has lost, having previously won five with FC Porto, Inter Milan, Manchester United, and Roma.
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