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Jose Mourinho Insults Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo?

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Roberto Alvarez-GallosoChief Writer IMay 15, 2012

Jose Mourinho, the manager of Real Madrid, recently insulted FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. Mourinho stated that Messi's goals count for nothing since Barca did not win La Liga BBVA and the UEFA Champions League.

The Special One, as Mourinho loves to call himself, added salt to an already festering wound with another comment. He said that Cristiano Ronaldo deserved to win the Ballon D'Or for the year 2012 since he is the top scorer.

The declarations were published in an article in Goal magazine. Mourinho added cynically that while Ronaldo is a top scorer on Real Madrid, Portugal is another issue. The Special One declared that he doubts Ronaldo can inspire glory for the Portuguese national football team.

Mourinho said that Ronaldo did not have the support in Portugal as in Real Madrid. Whether the comment was true or not, it may count as an insult to Ronaldo.

Before looking at others, The Special One should examine himself as Real Madrid manager. Mourinho is the same person who poked Tito Vilanova (Barca's coach) in the eyes.

This is the same Special One who accused UEFA of fixing matches in favor of La Blaugrana during the 2011 UEFA Champions League final. The antics of Mourinho reached a point that Jose Maria Del Nido (FC Sevilla President) told the Spanish newspaper El Pais that La Liga BBVA has been dominated by Real Madrid and FC Barcelona for too long.

While that has to be addressed, the real problem for the time being is The Special One. He should heed some advice from the Blood Sweat and Tears song "Spinning Wheel."

"What goes up must come down."


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