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After all these years, Jose Mourinho finally got to park the bus for real.
The legendary Portuguese manager was filmed behind the wheels of AS Roma’s bus shortly before the parade got underway after the Giallorossi won the Europa Conference League.
Thousands of fans lined the streets of their historic city after Roma lifted their first European trophy for 61 years.
Roma won the Europa Conference League thanks to a 1-0 victory over Dutch side Feyenoord on Wednesday evening.
Nicolo Zaniolo scored the only goal of the game midway through the first half.
The scenes at full-time showed just how much this meant to everyone associated with Roma, including Mourinho, who has won it all during his illustrious managerial career.
The 59-year-old struggled to hold back the tears during an emotional post-match interview. It may have ‘only’ been the Europa Conference League but it definitely mattered.
🏆 José Mourinho | ROMA 🟨🟥 pic.twitter.com/ICoN8ASs8B
— AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) May 26, 2022
Video: Jose Mourinho drives Roma’s bus
Superb footage of Mourinho driving the bus before the parade started has now been posted to social media and you can watch it here:
Jose Mourinho got to drive the Roma parade bus before the parade started 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/jEQS67N2Ck
— J (@MourinhoPics) May 27, 2022
At one point, Mourinho appeared to be slamming on the brakes before coming to an abrupt stop.
It’s often been said that he’s a manager who enjoys parking the bus but his driving skills actually leave a lot to be desired – as his players found out!
Let’s check out some of the best reaction to the clip:
Will Jose Mourinho stay at AS Roma?
Roma’s Europa Conference League victory means they’ll be competing in next season’s Europa League alongside the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal.
And Mourinho, who will always be linked with the biggest jobs in world football, confirmed that he’ll be staying at the Stadio Olimpico.
TIRANA, ALBANIA – MAY 25: Jose Mourinho, Manager of AS Roma celebrates with the trophy after the full-time whistle during the UEFA Conference League final match between AS Roma and Feyenoord at Arena Kombetare on May 25, 2022 in Tirana, Albania. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
“We made history today, there are many things in my head right now,” he told Sky Sports, per Goal, after Roma’s win over Feyenoord.
“I have great respect for all the clubs I worked with, but today I am 100 per cent Romanista, because these fans are incredible.