The fall-out from yesterday’s Supercopa de Espana continues, with Barcelona Vice-President Carles Vilarrubi weighing in with his critique of Real Madrid’s Jose Mourinho.
Speaking to the Press, Vilarrubi called Mourinho a ‘blight on world football’ and that his club ‘cannot support him after events like yesterday’s’. Mourinho was caught on camera pinching the ear of Barcelona assistant Coach Tito Vilanova during the fracas at the end of the Supercopa de Espana second leg played at the Camp Nou.
Mourinho then followed this in the Press conference with contempt for Vilanova – who reacted to the pinch by slapping the Portuguese Coach – by claiming he did nothing, and sarcastically asking: “Who
Gerard Pique and Dani Alves were vocal in their criticism of the former Chelsea and Inter boss, whilst the incident has taken centre stage, with international newspapers all giving column inches to the negative side of last night’s otherwise highly-entertaining match.
Vilarrubi has called for action to be taken on Mourinho, to ‘ensure this sort of thing does not happen again’.