Monday, December 30, 2019

Emotional Mourinho describes heartbreak after dog dies

Jose Mourinho has revealed his sadness after his family dog, Leya, died on Christmas Day.

The Spurs manager arrived at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium ahead of his side's clash with Brighton , before revealing the news to broadcasters Amazon Prime.

When asked by presenter Jim Rosenthal how his Christmas was, Mourinho replied: "To be honest, it was very sad because my dog died and my dog is my family.

"But we have to move on."

Mourinho was visibly upset at the loss of his pet Yorkshire Terrier.

He did not give further details of the passing of Leya, but was appreciative of Rosenthal's commiserations.

It is not known how old Leya was, but she had been with Mourinho since before 2007.