06 January 2012
Mourinho congratulates Guardiola: "You deserved a prize"
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho praised by Barcelona's Pep Guardiola, coach named best of 2011 according to the annual survey by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS), and said "it is deserved . "
Guardiola repeats award to get 201 points for the 112 made by Mourinho, who is second and 107 Scottish Sir Alex Ferguson, Manchester United.
The Madrid coach did not hesitate to congratulate his great rival and took the step to remember that the IFFHS still has not delivered he won two seasons ago. "It's a deserved award," said Mourinho.
"My hope is that Pep does not have to wait for yours because I've won in 2010 and still not have given me. But it is deserved, no doubt." (via MD)