Prince Philip death: Jose Mourinho stops press conference to send ‘deep condolences’ to Royal Family

Tottenham coach reacted to the passing of the Queen’s husband while speaking at a news conference

Alex Pattle@alex_pattle
Friday 09 April 2021 14:35
Jose Mourinho interrupts press conference to pay tribute to Prince Philip

Tottenham Hotspur coach Jose Mourinho has paid tribute to Prince Philip following the Duke of Edinburgh’s death at the age of 99.

Prince Philip, husband to Queen Elizabeth II, died peacefully at Windsor Castle on Friday morning, Buckingham Palace said.

While speaking at a news conference ahead of Tottenham’s Premier League match against Manchester United this Sunday, Mourinho took a moment to comment on the Duke of Edinburgh’s passing before answering a question.

“I’m sorry to stop, I will answer your question, I’m just sorry because I just read some sad news about Prince Philip,” the Portuguese manager said.

“So, I would like to express my condolences to the Royal Family and to be very honest and say I have a deep, deep, deep respect for the Royal Family, so my deepest condolences.

“I believe it is not just this country that is going to be sharing these feelings, because I’m not English and I know that many like myself, we have the utmost respect...

“I have only positive feelings for the meaning of the family.”

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