Jose Mourinho launched a tirade of abuse towards referee Anthony Taylor for "bull****' decisions" in the wake of AS Roma's Europa League final defeat.
The self-proclaimed 'Special One', 60, saw his Italian side beaten 4-1 on penalties as Sevilla claimed a record-extending seventh Europa League crown but Mourinho had more than a few choice words to say regarding the level of officiating at the Puskas Arena.
In an ill-tempered affair, Taylor brandished no fewer than 14 yellow cards, one of which came in Mourinho's direction for his touchline antics, as both sides wrestled for supremacy and a spot in next season's Champions League.
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'F***ing disgrace man, it's a f***ing disgrace,' fumed the Portuguese boss in the Budapest car park. He then proceeds to change tact and rant at Taylor in Italian, though the language switch barely lasts five seconds before he launches another f-bomb in the referee's direction, telling the Premier League official to "f*** off".
The next port of call for Mourinho is the mini-bus tasked with shepherding the referee back to the hotel, where he gripes: "Congratulations, you f***ing disgrace'. With no response from Taylor or the other officials, the former Chelsea and Manchester United manager returns to the team bus.
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Mourinho had looked in the process of masterminding yet another European triumph when Paulo Dybala opened the scoring on 35 minutes but the smooth strike into the corner was cancelled out shortly after the restart as Gianluca Mancini endured a night to forget in the Hungarian capital.
First turning through his own net to level the scoreline, the defender saw his spot-kick saved by the legs of Sevilla keeper Bono, condemning Roma to another season at Europe's secondary table.
Yet, boss Mourinho was quick to pick out the positives of missing out on the Champions League. "Next year we won't be playing the Champions League and that's a good thing because we're not made for it," he said in his post-match press conference.
"And let's hope that Taylor only officiates games in the Champions League and does the same bull**** there that he did tonight, and not in the Europa League."
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