Mourinho hails quick-thinking kid for assisting Kane in stunning comeback

first_imgJOSE MOURINHO hailed a ballboy for helping Spurs into the Champions League last-16.Tottenham’s new boss high-fived and hugged the beaming youngster after his quick-thinking led to Harry Kane’s first goal.4 Jose Mourinho high fived and cuddled a ball boy after his quick thinking got Spurs back into the matchCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdHe swiftly threw the ball to Serge Aurier, whose throw set up Lucas Moura’s cross for Kane to level after Spurs were 2-0 down to Olympiakos.Aurier smashed Spurs ahead before Kane became the fastest player in Champions League history to reach 20 goals — in just his 24th game in the tournament — as his second sealed a 4-2 victory.Kane has now scored 23 in 23 matches in all competitions for club and country this season.Hero Kane said: “It’s great to score goals — but tonight was all about qualifying.“It was a disappointing start, we didn’t come out with any energy, and they got two goals. It was an uphill battle — but Dele Alli’s goal changed the momentum.”Mourinho revealed he asked a steward to invite the ballboy into the Spurs dressing room after the game — but he could not be found.The Portuguese said: “I love intelligent ball boys. He understood the game and made an assist.”Goal – KANEAssist – BALL BOYQuick thinking helped to get Spurs level against Olympiacos 🧠👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/FKq9rNdQfS— 🇩🇪Ja! Watch the Bundesliga live on BT Sport🇩🇪 (@btsportfootball) November 26, 2019 4 The ball boy quickly gave the ball to Serge Aurier to throw – Spurs caught Olympiakos unaware to scoreCredit: BT Sport4 The boy was beaming as he was approached by MourinhoCredit: BT Sport4 After a high five, Mourinho gave him a cuddle and a few quick wordsCredit: BT SportJose Mourinho says he wanted to invite the heroic Spurs ballboy to the dressing room after the match but couldn’t find himMOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himHe added: “To do that you have to be a very good ball boy.”I was, between 10 and 16-years-old, a very good ball boy and he was a very good ball boy.”He was reading the game and wasn’t looking at the stands.”I wanted to invite him to the dressing room to celebrate with the players but he had disappeared.”last_img

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