The fallen one - Mourinho takes embarrassing tumble at Russian ice hockey match

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In the days since his sacking, Mourinho has been keeping busy, working as a guest analyst on beIN Sports, before now making his way to Russian Federation where he seen was doing work for Kontinental Hockey League club Avangard Omsk.

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho embarrassingly slipped and fell on his bum after presenting a symbolic face-off to for a match in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on Monday.

It is not the first time Mourinho has taken an awkward fall, with a video of the Portuguese going viral when he buckled while attempting to jump over a rope barrier at Wembley shortly before England's 2-1 defeat to Spain in September.

Mourinho was given the sack by Manchester United last December following the team's dismal start to the season and multiple reports of issues between the manager and players, including star midfielder Paul Pogba.

Part of that work involved taking part in a ceremonial puck drop between in a KHL game Avangard and SKA Saint Petersburg - something that did not go as planned for Mourinho.

While his fall on the ice will propel Mourinho back at the centre of social media's discussion boards, the Portuguese had been keeping a low profile with only a handful of public appearances back home in London. He might give stepping onto the ice a miss when asked next time, though.