Last month, Jose Mourinho was the victim of a prank by Italian reporters where he was tricked into signing a Manchester United jersey with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte's name on the back.
This time, it was Conte's turn to be 'pranked' after he was the subject of a strange joke during a press conference.
The prankster is thought to be Stefano Corti, co-presenter of Italia 1 show Le Iene and perpetrator of the previous joke pulled on Mourinho. He was posing as a journalist before he approached Conte at the conference.
Corti presented a tablet and asked the Blues boss to answer a question. ESPN Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey witnessed this surreal prank unfold.
Corti's co-presenters speaking via relay on the tablet said, "Antonio, we sent you a messenger. A present for you from your brand new friend, Jose Mourinho. He told us he loves you. Look at what he has written on the present he sent out for you... 'Your friend, Jose'."
The Italian presenter then presented a Manchester United shirt to Conte. Corti added,