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Real Madrid coach Mourinho: Sir Alex called me to break the news...

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has revealed Sir Alex Ferguson called him after deciding to retire at Manchester United. Mourinho admits he's "saddened" by the decision.

"When Sir Alex called me to give me the honour of knowing from him his decision, I was surprised and sad," he said in an interview with Sky Sports.

"It will be difficult for me, and I think all managers, to go to Old Trafford and play against Manchester United without this mythical figure waiting for us.

"At the same time, I was happy to feel his emotion, and pride for such an amazing career."

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