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Mourinho farewells Madrid

Published 1523 GMT (2323 HKT) June 2, 2013
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Jose Mourinho waves to the crowd following his final match in charge of Real Madrid -- a 4-2 home win against Osasuna. DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images
Though he was booed by some sections of the smaller than usual crowd, Mourinho did have some support from the Spanish club's "ultra" hardcore fans. Denis Doyle/Getty Images
One fan displayed a placard reading "See you never Mou" while another held a scarf with the legend "The Special One" -- a reference to his comment when he was unveiled as manager of English club Chelsea on June 2, 2004. PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images
Mourinho celebrates with Michael Essien -- who he worked with at Chelsea and brought to Madrid this season -- after the midfielder put Real 2-0 up against Osasuna. Denis Doyle/Getty Images
The 50-year-old had a difficult time with the Spanish press -- as he had with the Italian media when at Inter Milan -- but he was well-loved by English journalists during his time at Chelsea, where he is now expected to return. Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images