Jose Mourinho calls it quit after UEFA's four match ban
The manager of AS Roma, Jose Mourinho has decided to call it quit on his position at the Union of European Football Associations ( UEFA) board.
The Portuguese International decided to step back from his position following UEFA's decision to ban him for four games following the incident that occurred between himself and Anthony Taylor after the Europa League final. The Athletic confirmed that Jose Mourinho sent a letter to UEFA chief of football Zvonimir Boban, who is chair person of the board.
Mourinho in his letter which was addressed to UEFA said that the values which he joined the body for was no longer there hence that was his reason for quilting.
"In thanking you for the invitation you extended to me to be a member of the UEFA football board, I regret to inform you that, effective immediately, I will be renouncing my participation in this group. The conditions which I so strongly believed in when I joined are no longer standing and I felt the obligation to take this decision. kindly ask that you also communicate my decision to the President Mr. Aleksander Ceferin".
Jose Mourinho was left furious by the referee's decision in the game between Roma and Sevilla, he felt Taylor was not fair in the way he officiated the game.
Mourinho was charged by UEFA with using insulting/abusive language against a match official. Taylor and his family were then harassed by a group of Roma supporters at Budapest Airport when flying home after the game.