José Mourinho

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José Mourinho
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Personal information
Full name José Mário dos Santos Félix Mourinho
Date of birth 26 January 1963 (1963-01-26) (age 51)
Place of birth Setúbal, Portugal
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Teams managed
Years Team
2000
2001-2002
2002-2004
2004-2007
2008-
Benfica
Leiria
Porto
Chelsea
Internazionale Milano

José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, OIH, or simply José Mourinho (born January 26, 1963 in Setúbal) is a Portuguese football manager. He is the current manager of La Liga club Real Madrid. He is commonly known as "The Special One".[1] Mourinho is regarded by some players, coaches, and critics as one of the best football coaches of all time.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Mourinho won four league titles in a row (two at Porto and two at Chelsea). He has also won the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Cup with Porto. For two years in a row (2004 and 2005), Mourinho was named the world's best football coach by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). After leaving Chelsea F.C., he was replaced by Avram Grant. He went to coach Internazionale Milano and won the Italian Super Cup in August 2008.

Managerial stats[change | edit source]

Team Nat From To Record
G W D L Win % Draw % Lose %
Benfica Portugal 20 September 2000 5 December 2000 11 6 3 2 54.54 27.27 18.18
Leiria Portugal July 2001 20 January 2002 31 17 10 4 54.84 32.26 12.90
Porto Portugal 23 January 2002 26 May 2004 123 87 21 15 70.73 17.07 12.20
Chelsea England 2 June 2004 20 September 2007 185 131 36 18 70.81 19.46 9.73
Internazionale Italy 2 June 2008 28 May 2010 108 68 25 15 62.96 185 94 +91
Real Madrid Spain 31 May 2010 Present 129 97 18 14 75.19 350 112 +238
Total 579 401 111 68 69.26 1150 452 +708

Statistics accurate as of match played 20 October 2012.

References[change | edit source]

  1. I am no longer the Special One, says Jose Mourinho. The Times (3 June 2008). Retrieved on 21 March 2010.
  2. Jose Mourinho 'best manager in the world', says Pep Guardiola. The Daily Telegraph (28 April 2010). Retrieved on 23 August 2010.
  3. «José Mourinho is a ‘phenomenon’», says Arrigo Sacchi. goal.com (2 October 2010). Retrieved on 2 October 2010.
  4. «Best Coach in the World», says Wesley Sneijder. Soccerlens (11 March 2011). Retrieved on 11 March 2011.
  5. «Real Madrid's maestro may be the best coach in any sport». Sports Illustrated (7 March 2011). Retrieved on 7 March 2011.
  6. 'Jose Mourinho is the best in the world' - Cristiano Ronaldo hails coach & targets Champions League trophy. goal.com (9 September 2011). Retrieved on 30 June 2012.
  7. Mourinho World's Best Coach, Maradona Says. novinite.com (20 March 2012). Retrieved on 30 June 2012.

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