stunning move of ballsiness, Jose Mourinho has claimed that the Champions League is more important than the World Cup. That’s statement reeks of hubris from a guy that coaches league football and not a National team. Last year’s Champions League final drew an estimated 109 million people as an average audience and 206 million watched at least a part of the game. Meanwhile the 2006 World Cup final between Italy and France drew 715.1 million viewers. So far his argument is off to a shaky start unless my math is WAAAYYY off.
Well, let’s see what he had to say about things. (more…)