Mourinho resigns from the UEFA board following a four-match suspension

ESPN reports that Jose Mourinho has resigned from his position on the UEFA football council.

This decision comes less than two days after Mourinho was handed a four-match suspension for verbally abusing referee Anthony Taylor after last month’s Europa League final.

Sevilla defeated Roma via penalty shootout after 120 minutes of play ended 1-1.

After the game, footage emerged of Mourinho approaching Taylor outside the stadium and screaming profanities at him.

Mourinho has resolved to leave his position with UEFA.

His letter stated, "Thank you for inviting me to be a member of the UEFA football board. However, I lament to inform you that, effective immediately, I will be withdrawing from this group.

“The conditions in which I believed so strongly when I joined are no longer standing, and I felt compelled to reach this conclusion”.

“I respectfully request that you convey my decision to the President, Mr. Aleksander Ceferin.”