Father of young Manchester United fan delighted with Mourinho's Super Cup medal

Father of young Manchester United fan delighted with Mourinho's Super Cup medal

- Adedeji Odumboni was given Mourinho's runners-up medal after Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Super Cup final

- Ibrahim, the father of the young Nigerian Manchester United fan, expressed delight over his son's gift from Mourinho

- The father has stated that his son does not want to be known as 'The Medal Boy', but for his himself, his football and his passion for Man United

Father of Young Nigerian Manchester United who was gifted Mourinho's Super medal has expressed delight over the manager's actions on Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

NAIJ.com reported that the Nigerian boy Adedeji Odumboni was given Mourinho's runners-up medal after Manchester United's 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid in the Super Cup final.

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Adedeji's father, Ibrahim spoke about his experience in Skopje as he arrived in England following the epic clash in Macedonia.

Ibrahim said: "At the end of the game the boys were disappointed that we didn't win,"

"We thought we've made this 16-hour journey to watch the match, we may as well watch the medal presentation and see the players on their lap of honour.

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"So we stayed to watch it and the next minute Jose was walking towards us - I didn't know what he was going to do and then he stretched out to give the medal to him.

Father of young Manchester United fan delighted with Mourinho's Super Cup medal

Adedeji Odumboni handed Mourinho's Super Cup medal. (Photo: Manutd.com).

"He didn't say anything - Jose just gave gave him a nod and Adedeji said thank you. It was a consolation for not winning the match, I guess. It was fantastic for the kid.

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"It was quite unreal for Adedeji," he added. "After there were quite a lot of people surrounding him and taking photos - it's not what we're used to. We're used to just watching the game and going away quietly, but this time around we could not leave quietly!"

"Adedeji doesn't want to be known as 'The Medal Boy', no, he wants to be known for his himself, his football and his passion for Man United.

"He plays for AEK Boco's Under-10s at the moment and he plays a lot like Herrera," Adedeji's father added.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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