Champions League: David meets the Godfather

Champions League: David meets the Godfather

Wacky Wednesday

Apparently, David Moyes sought guidance from Sir Alex Ferguson yesterday on the eve of the critical Champions League clash against Olympiakos.

The Manchester United manager met his predecessor in a darkened office. Ferguson sat on a leather executive chair and stroked a white cat. Moyes sat on the edge of the desk, constantly rubbing his eyes.

This is what the two men said to each other.

Moyes: Ah, Godfather, this Olympiakos game is perfect for me, perfect. I wouldn’t need to even coach, just be myself. An Olympiakos win would put me right back on top.

Ferguson: So? What’s the problem? Just win the game.

Moyes: But there’s no chance, no chance. I can’t win games, not after Liverpool. Ah, Godfather, I don’t know what to do. I don’t know what to.

(There is a slapping across the cheek sound.)

Ferguson: You can act like a man! Is this how a Manchester United manager turns out? A man who cries like a woman... “Oh, godfather, what can I do? I can’t beat Liverpool... Liverpool are the favourites”... What is this nonsense?

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