Mourinho goes all shy on us

April 2, 2009

Jose Mourinho has finally met his match.

I’ve never seen the Inter Milan boss look so timid and uncomfortable as when he was confronted by a pole dancer on a famously bizarre Italian TV show.

He looked away as the half-naked beauty strutted her stuff, twitching in his chair and scratching his ear to try to avoid embarrassment.

The Portuguese must have known what he was in for. Daily show Chiambretti Night also has a singing drag queen, a woman dressed as a rabbit sat on a swing and an older couple supposedly from another planet.

When the dancer had more clothes on, outspoken Mourinho still found time to clash with the host and an AC Milan-supporting journalist sat with me in the audience.

“Most of the things written about me are lies,” he fumed.

PHOTO: A dancer performs in front of Inter coach Jose Mourinho during Italian television programme “Chiambretti Night”, April 1, 2009. REUTERS/Paolo Bona

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