Following Shakhtar Donetsk's victory against Manchester City, the Ukrainian outfit officially secured their spot in the last round of 16 in the Champions League.

And during the post-match press conference, manager Paulo Fonseca hilariously rocked up in a zorro mask and cape.

Shakhtar progressed from Group F in second place behind City. Though they were given little chance to advance after landing in the same group as the Premier League and Serie A leaders, Napoli.

(Watch Fonseca turn up in a zorro mask:)

Credit: @PietroSalvatori

Against the odds, Shakhtar booked their place in the knock out stages with 12 points on the board.

Even the most optimistic Shakhtar fans had doubts about qualifying to the next stage. So much so the boss promised he'd don a zorro mask and cape if his side made it.

A promise is a promise.

Fonseca brilliantly kept to his word as he gave the presser dressed up as his childhood hero. Even the translator put on a mask, too. Class.

"This is the most joyful press conference of my career," the Portuguese said via BBC.

Shakhtar players celebrate opening the scoring. Image: PA

"I feel great joy. I think not only Shakhtar's supporters but all Ukrainians have to be proud of our team," he added.

Fonseca's charges could face the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Paris Saint-Germain or Barcelona, among others, ahead of Monday's draw.

We could had seen these kind of antics in the Premier League.

Fonseca was recently linked with the Everton job until they appointed 'Big Sam'.

Take a bow, Paulo. That's how you conduct a press conference.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a writer at SPORTbible. He is a combat sport aficionado and contributes to boxing and MMA articles.

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