The President of the Republic said this Friday that he was informed of the stopover in Budapest made by the Prime Minister, to watch the Europa League football final between Sevilla and Roma, the Italian team coached by José Mourinho.
“The Prime Minister was going to an international meeting and understood that he should give José Mourinho a hug. “, underlined Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa to journalists, on the sidelines of an event in Seixal, Setúbal.
The Observador newspaper reported today that António Costa made a stopover in Budapest, on May 31, when he was on his way to Moldova for the summit of the European Political Community, without the event having been placed on the agenda.
According to the same newspaper, the head of the Portuguese government traveled in a Falcon 50 of the Portuguese Air Force and watched the game at Puskás Arena, alongside the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán.
In the final decided on penalties, the Spaniards of Sevilla beat Roma (4-1, after 1-1).