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Fabio Coentrao gets all dressed up with nowhere to play
by Samuel Charles, May 15th, 2013 4:15AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Real Madrid has been suffering through one of the most chaotic seasons in the club’s proud history, but Fabio Coentrao gave its entire team a huge laugh Saturday when he showed up on the bench in uniform, clueless to the fact he wasn’t scheduled to dress.

With the Copa del Rey final against Atletico Madrid Friday, Jose Mourinho rested several regulars, including Coentrao, in a 1-1 tie at Espanyol that clinched the La Liga title for Barcelona.

But apparently the Portuguese defender didn’t get the memo, and cameras were rolling when Coentrao plopped beside Iker Casillas ready to play. The expression on the left back’s face when the goalkeeper breaks the news is priceless, Coentrao even checks with assistant Aitor Karanka to make sure Casillas and Karim Benzema aren’t playing a joke on him, which leads to Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo ridiculing their loony countryman.

This may be the only time all year Madrid’s entire team laughed at the same joke -- everybody except Coentrao…



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