Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola hit back at Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho as a stunning war of words erupted between the rival coaches ahead of their Champions League semi-final first leg.
Translation: Guardiola, at his press conference later in the day, issued a strong response. "Tomorrow at 8.45, we will meet each other on the pitch," Guardiola said. "Off the pitch he has already won. "In this room [press room], he's the f**king boss and the f**king god, the person who knows everything about the world and I don't want to compete with him at all. It's a type of game I'm not going to play because I don't know how. "I won't justify my words. I congratulated Madrid for the cup that they won deservedly on the pitch and against a team that I represent and of which I feel very proud. "Off the pitch, he has already won, as he has done all year. On the pitch, we'll see what happens." He added: "If you think that his allegation that I always complain about the referees is true after you've all heard from me over the last three years, well, there's nothing I can do. Off the pitch, there's nothing we can do to fight that." Guardiola does not believe the war of words between the coaches will have any influence on the players. "Do you think the players will run more because I've spoken to Jose through the cameras? It's the Champions League semi-finals," he said. "The players won't be motivated by this - they know what I think about everything associated with this game."
That made it alot clearer my Spanish is beyond shocking hola senor :P
Pep is my man! I really hope Mourinho will loose this one. The perfect final is Barca - United. Real belongs to a lower level.
"Pep is my man!" lmao Real belongs on to a lower level? Why the hell is that?! lol come on man, you're talking stupid.
haha.. always there to watch real's back.
Well of course. That's my team. Wouldn't you back up your team? Especially from this dudes nonsense.
hey you dumb person Real madrid is the best and already has shown that in the last two classicos, we will se tonight INSHALLAH real madrid will win
Pep you have my backing to destroy anti football of Mourinho you create Mourinho destroys go Barca!
If you were a manager how would you tell your team to play against Barca? Would you tell them to play attractively and pass the ball or would you tell them to be physical and try and break down their tempo?
It's not that with Barca you obviously have to defend but Mourinho has always been a negative coach always played defensively even in his time at Chelsea they were winning games by 1 or two goals at Inter they rarely had more than 50% of possession and that's not entertaining at semi final stage you need to play well for the crowd for people watching at home the last thing you want is somebody to say that the semi final is boring
Joseph Guardiola, please save Barca's way of football :) AND DESTROY MOURINHO!!!
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