Mourinho: Chelsea captain Terry no racist. 100%

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has jumped to the defence of Chelsea captain John Terry.
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Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has jumped to the defence of Chelsea captain John Terry.

The defender was banned for four games and fined £220,000 for racially abusing Queens Park Rangers player Anton Ferdinand.

"He's not a racist - that's 100 per cent," he told CNN.

"We had a squad where we had 12 African players in the squad. It was a fantastic squad and he always had a great relationship with every one of them.

"But in football it can happen during a match, because football sometimes is more than a game and sometimes you have reactions that don't represent what you are really.

"Probably he had a racist comment or attitude against an opponent. Sometimes in football we do things the wrong way.

"If he had that reaction, he should pay - but please don't say he's a racist. (Didier) Drogba, (Claude) Makelele...all of them will say he's not a racist.

"I never felt it (racism) in my dressing room. And I have always had African players in every one of my teams."

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