Football is meant to be friendly and players and managers are always requested to have fair play, but it is not always the case. Because of some reasons, we have witnessed players and managers refusing to shake hands with their fellow footballers. Let’s look at some of those cases.
5.Wayne Bridge – John Terry
ON THIS DAY: 8 years ago today we witnessed THAT handshake between John Terry and Wayne Bridge…
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) February 27, 2018
John Terry and Wayne Bridge played together at Chelsea and English National Team and were very good friends, but their relationship ended when Terry started having an affair with Bridge’s wife Vanessa Perroncel.
Bridge moved to City later on and the pair faced each other in a Premier League fixture (Chelsea v Man City) in 2010, Bridge refused to shake Terry’s hand and everybody knew their friendship was ending.
4.Jose Mourinho and Phil Parkinson
League One club Bradford City were on the verge of beating Premier League leaders Chelsea in an FA Cup game at Stamford Bridge. As Bradford scored their final goal [in a 4-2 win] in stoppage time, The then Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho went over to shake the hand of their manager Phil Parkinson. Bradford manager refused the handshake because the game wasn’t over yet.
3.Mourinho and Mark Hughes
— Man United in Pidgin (@ManUtdInPidgin) September 10, 2017
Recently, José Mourinho refused to shake hands with former Stoke City manager Mark Hughes after Manchester United’s 2-2 draw with Potters because he believed the Welshman told him to “fuck off” during the game.