Introducing the most awkward handshake in soccer history

August 26th, 2013

Looking for a highlight from Monday’s highly-anticipated match between Manchester United and Chelsea? Good luck. What was billed as a potential classic between two Premier League title favorites turned out to be a dull, goalless draw.

The best that came out of the heavyweight matchup was this series of Getty Images, which caught the most awkward prematch handshake humanly possible between Jose “The Special One” Mourinho, and United boss David Moyes, dubbed by home fans as “The Chosen One.”

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Moyes: “Uhh, what are you doing?”

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Mourinho: “I don’t know, but it’s too late to change it now.”

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Moyes: “Well, this is awkward. I’m sure nobody on social media will mock us for this.”

To put the clumsy handshake into context, the relationship between Mourinho and Moyes has soured as of late, with Chelsea’s transfer pursuit of United star Wayne Rooney being the main reason behind the squabble:

(H/T Dirty Tackle)

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