“He shows no emotion. Just waits for a response from me. How much I hate him right now. And I love Mourinho actually.
“Mourinho adds: ‘Oh, are you giving up now? You’re such a coward. What do you want? To creep under the beautiful, warm shower. Shampoo your hair? To be alone?
“‘Or do you want to prove to your fellow players, the fans out there, and me, what you can do?’”
Ozil chose the shower!
Ozil, who had thrown his Real Madrid shirt to the floor, wrote: “[Mourinho shouts]: ‘You think two beautiful passes are enough… you think you’re so good that 50 per cent is enough’.
“He pauses. Stares at me with his dark brown eyes. I stare back. Like two boxers at the stare-down before the first round.
Recalling the incident, which followed an abysmal Real Madrid performance, Ozil writes: "Jose Mourinho, our coach, curses and curses. And curses. And curses. Especially with me.