Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Fabio Coentrao gets all dressed up with nowhere to play
by Samuel Charles, May 15th, 2013 4:15AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  real madrid, video

MOST COMMENTED

[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…



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Longshot Ticas counter USA with hot keeper    
[SCOUTING REPORT: Costa Rica] Costa Rica, the first Concacaf team outside of North America to qualify ...
Ream gets assist in Bolton Wanderers' victory    
[AMERICANS ABROAD] It has been another barren weekend for U.S. national team players abroad. Of the ...
An excellent goal-line clearance     
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Cruzeiro managed to earn a 1-1 tie with Palmeiras thanks to ...
Woodwork can't hold down USA     
[CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] About the only thing that stood in the way of the U.S. women's ...
Fire goes out with late win over Houston    
[MLS: Friday] Frenchman Florent Sinama-Pongolle made sure Chicago did not finish the MLS season with another ...
James' skills highlight Real Madrid pre-clasico practice    
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] The Real Madrid-Barcelona clasico delivers entertainment even before kickoff. Here's a 40-second peek ...
What They're Saying: Luis Suarez    
"Everyone has different ways of defending themselves. In my case, the pressure and tension came out ...
Ft. Lauderdale is ready for challenge against red-hot Eddies    
[NASL: Week 16] Minnesota United FC and the 2013 champion New York Cosmos played to a ...
Finlay signs new deal with Columbus    
[MLS TRANSACTIONS] For helping drive Columbus into the playoffs after a two-year absence, midfielder Ethan Finlay ...
Referee suspended after felony arrest on fraud charges    
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Referee Jose Carlos Rivero, who has worked 17 MLS matches in 2014, has been ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives