2022-11-24 18:03:00

'I love you' - Netherlands coach Van Gaal hugged by Senegalese reporter

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By James Hunsley
  • Senegal defeated 2-0 by Netherlands
  • Reporter admitted admiration for Van Gaal
  • Two shared warm embrace afterwards

WHAT HAPPENED? Van Gaal was hosting a press conference on Thursday when reporter Papa Mahmoud Gueye admitted his longtime admiration for the coach. The Dutchman responded graciously to the gesture, moving down from the stage and beckoning Gueye towards him, before the two shared a warm embrace.

WHAT THEY SAID: I dont have any question for you, Gueye said. Its just an opportunity to tell you Im a fan since 3 years old. I love you.

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