Jose Mourinho unveiled a further area of his dark side when he slyly pinched Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova after both benches and both teams become involved in an unseemly altercation.
The incident will overshadow what was an El Clasico of the highest order as Barcelona edged out their great rivals 3-2 with a late Messi strike. A scything challenge by Marcelo on debutant Cesc Fabregas sparked the chaos and in the melee , the former Chelsea manager snuck up on Vilanova – who was grappling somebody else – and appeared to pinch his ear. Something tells me that the authorities might be wanting a few words with the Special One,
Check out the skullduggery in the viedo below: