RESENDING WITH SCRIPT VIDEO SHOWS: JOSE MOURINHO MAKES JOURNALISTS LAUGH DURING FIRST NEWS CONFERENCE AS TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR MANAGER LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (NOVEMBER 21, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO REPORTER ASKING IF HE HAS FOUND HIS MOJO: "I have to go to Google translator to understand what Mojo is." 2.
WHITE FLASH 3.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO SAYING: "In relation to your question I am a bit disappointed that you are happy I am here because I thought you'd like to keep my at Sky (where he was working as a pundit), but that's ok, we are friends." 4.
WHITE FLASH 5.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO SAYING AS REPORTER ASKS ABOUT MEETING HIM 15 YEARS AGO SAYING: "I am going to meet you every time after the game in the tunnel... in cold tunnels after the game, freezing.
You are right, life could be worse.
You are a good guy you are one of the good ones." 6.
WHITE FLASH 7.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO SAYING: "We all stayed in the lodge.
If we were trying to find a six star hotel we couldn't find better than here.
Absolutely amazing, great beds, huge pillows, huge pillows, amazing, you sleep in the middle of five or six huge soft pillows very, very good, expensive duvet, expensive duvet, so, so good." 8.
WHITE FLASH 9.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO SAYING: "Grazie Mille, ciao, I can't answer in Italian.
(Reporter saying he has got a lot of fans in Italy).
If I answer in Italian the Portuguese guy will start crying." 10.
WHITE FLASH 11.
(SOUNDBITE) (English) TOTTENHAM MANAGER JOSE MOURINHO SAYING: "Don't let him ask questions.
Oh come on, it is very difficult, he come with a philosophical question.
You will see, you will see." STORY: Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho showed he has lost none of his comic timing during a lively first media conference in his new job on Thursday (November 21).
Mourinho generated more than a few laughs with the press during a 40-minute appearance in front of the cameras.
The 55-year-old Portuguese was in playful mood with a few familiar faces, while also found time to praise the bedding at Tottenham's training ground, where he spent Wednesday night.
(Production: Will Russell, Iain Axon)