The gesture sparked an altercation with Juventus players but it couldn't overshadow the enormity of the result for United, which has struggled domestically but now has a great chance of reaching the knockout stage in Europe.
Former Inter boss Mourinho cupped his hand to his ear to taunt the home fans at the final whistle, prompting an angry reaction from Juve pair Leonardo Bonucci and Paulo Dybala.
United delayed their rivals' charge to last season's Premier League title with a remarkable second-half comeback in a 3-2 win at the Etihad Stadium.
Speaking to BT Sports, he said: "In a handsome Italian city, they insulted me for 90 minutes".
It was the 121st goal in the competition for five-time Champions League victor Ronaldo who Juventus are counting on to help them lift their first European title since 1996. I just made a little thing. I didn't insult them.
The Red Devils came from 1-0 down to secure a 2-1 win over Juventus after Juan Mata's free-kick and Alex Sandro's own goal to cancel out Cristiano Ronaldo's opener. "That Cristiano Ronaldo goal was lovely and the player [Leonardo Bonucci] that made that handsome pass, is a central defender!"
A series of allegations published by German magazine Der Spiegel in recent days claim City attempted to bypass UEFA's Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations, but the English champions showed no signs of distraction as they swatted the Ukrainian aside and took control of Group F.
"Sixy" City were sensational against Shakhtar, and if they play again as they have been doing then their first derby win in four at home is more than likely. "Jose was very crucial in my decision to join Manchester United and I am very grateful to him for his interest in my football".
And Mourinho said United are not focusing on the yawning gap between the two clubs in the build-up to Sunday's game.
He said: "If we keep conceding goals before the opponent, it will arrive the day where we can not come back".
The 55-year-old added of the picking up a vital three points against the Serie A champions, "We performed at a high level".
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