101 Facts About Jose Mourinho

1. Jose Mourinho will be the voice of the Argentine pontiff in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian—"the languages of the countries where he has already been a champion", said the Portuguese production company Imaginew.

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2. Jose Mourinho had to go for her because of her humble upbringing.

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3. Jose Mourinho would always find a way to turn up wherever I was.

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4. Jose Mourinho opted not to update his methods at Old Trafford but instead to insist on their implementation, and in the process fell out with his most loyal lieutenant, Rui Faria, who had worked alongside him at every club he managed.

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5. Jose Mourinho seen coming out of Carrington was smiling, shaven, suddenly younger.

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6. Jose Mourinho could begin by finally producing the movie of his life that he first began casting in 2006, when he touted George Clooney for the lead role.

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7. Jose Mourinho guided the club between 2016 and 2018 but failed to win the Premier League in that span, settling for an EFL Cup, Community Shield and UEFA Europa League win.

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8. Jose Mourinho was the man who brought him to Old Trafford, rectifying a mistake from his Chelsea days.

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9. Jose Mourinho said: "That Final against Celtic was not the biggest win, it was not the greatest joy, but in terms of intensity it was my biggest ever game.

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10. Jose Mourinho has revealed the most tension-packed game of his entire career was the 2003 UEFA Cup Final against Celtic.

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11. Jose Mourinho said that this biased the referee and caused him to send off Chelsea striker Didier Drogba in the second half.

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12. Jose Mourinho consistently played down Chelsea's title chances throughout the season and referred to it as a transitional season, slowly moulding his squad and most significantly dropping Chelsea's player of the year of the two previous seasons, Juan Mata.

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13. Jose Mourinho told Chelsea TV, "In my career I've had two great passions—Inter and Chelsea—and Chelsea is more than important for me.

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14. Jose Mourinho became the only coach who has won the national super cups in four different European countries.

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15. Jose Mourinho was banned for two Champions League matches, the second of which is suspended for three years.

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16. Jose Mourinho was quoted as saying, "I would consider going to Manchester United but United have to consider if they want me to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson.

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17. Jose Mourinho spoke solely in Italian in his first press conference as Inter boss, claiming to have learnt it "in three weeks".

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18. Jose Mourinho chose Giuseppe Baresi, a former Inter player and ex-head coach of their youth academy, as his assistant.

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19. Jose Mourinho was awarded a second medal within minutes, which he threw into the crowd.

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20. Jose Mourinho left the club on 5 December 2000 after just nine league games in charge.

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21. Jose Mourinho let Mourinho develop his own independent coaching style and entrusted him with the coaching duties of Barcelona B Van Gaal let Mourinho take charge of the first team for certain trophies, like the Copa Catalunya, which Mourinho won in 2000.

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22. Jose Mourinho began working with Robson's successor, Louis van Gaal, and he learned much from the Dutchman's conscientious style.

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23. Jose Mourinho was born in 1963 to a large middle-class family in Setubal, Portugal, the son of Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix, who was known by the name Felix Mourinho, and wife Maria Julia Carrajola dos Santos.

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24. Jose Mourinho was the recipient of the first ever FIFA World Coach of the Year award in 2010.

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25. Jose Mourinho knows this all too well, which is exactly why he turned up for his Friday morning press conference armed with a bunch of facts about Marcus Rashford.

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26. Jose Mourinho is among only four coaches to have won the European Cup with two different teams.

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27. Jose Mourinho is known to his family and friends as "Ze", a widely used diminutive for the name Jose.

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28. Jose Mourinho is the BEST football manager in the world history.

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29. Jose Mourinho has celebrated the total number of 55 birthdays till date.

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30. Jose Mourinho is said to do justice to both his work and family.

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31. Jose Mourinho married Matilda from Angola in the year 1989, whom he had met when he was a teenager in Setubal.

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32. Jose Mourinho stepped into the professional football management genre by first becoming the coach of the youth team of his hometown in Portugal, Victoria de Setubal.

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33. Jose Mourinho performs 45 minutes of workout daily in the gym.

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34. Jose Mourinho made his first TV appearance in Telejornal as himself in 1990.

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35. Jose Mourinho implored the squad to get over the Sevilla defeat swiftly, saying sadness in football lasts only 24 hours.

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36. Jose Mourinho reacted to Manchester United's Champions League exit by telling the players he would shoulder the blame.

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37. Jose Mourinho is on top of the pile of the highest earning managers in world football, according to France Football.

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38. Jose Mourinho was born Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Felix on the 26th of January 1963 in Setubal, a suburb of Lisbon, Portugal.

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39. Jose Mourinho has numerous car collections among which are mostly manufactured by Audi, Porsche, Aston, martin and Ferrier.

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40. Jose Mourinho apparently paid £80 for the tattoo which features the nicknames of his wife Matilde Faria and his children.

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41. Jose Mourinho will be the voice of the Argentine pontiff in Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian—"the languages of the countries where he has already been a champion", said the Portuguese production company Imaginew.

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42. Jose Mourinho is often the subject of controversy and media attention.

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43. Jose Mourinho was given responsibility for managing Barcelona B team, and Barcelona A for some cup competitions.

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44. Jose Mourinho made his first senior football appearance for Rio Ave in 1980.

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45. In 2004, Jose Mourinho revealed that four years earlier he had turned down an offer from Sir Bobby Robson to be his assistant at Newcastle.

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46. In 2005, Jose Mourinho donated a jacket to be auctioned to help raise money for Tsunami Relief and other charities.

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47. Jose Mourinho met his wife Matilde "Tami" Faria, born in Angola, when they were teenagers in Setubal, Portugal, and the couple married in 1989.

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48. Jose Mourinho left Chelsea in September 2007, amidst reports of a rift with club owner Roman Abramovich.

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49. Jose Mourinho impressed with brief but successful managerial periods at Benfica and Uniao de Leiria, taking the latter to their highest ever league finish.

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50. Jose Mourinho began his involvement in professional football as a player in the Portuguese Second Division.

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51. In 2015 Jose Mourinho was named the best Portuguese coach of the century by the Portuguese Football Federation.

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52. Jose Mourinho likes to call himself the Special One and pump up his accomplishments.

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53. Jose Mourinho fires warning to Manchester United board over David De Gea contract.

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54. Jose Mourinho watched on at the weekend as his United team were held at home by.

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55. Jose Mourinho throws Manchester United under another bus, Tottenham give Chelsea harsh reality check.

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56. Jose Mourinho had the last word, as he so often does, by pointing to his record in Europe: "This is my 14th season in the Champions League, and the 14th time my team has qualified for the knockout stage", he said.

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57. Jose Mourinho gave Fellaini a big hug as the Belgium midfielder walked off the field after the game.

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58. Jose Mourinho slammed water bottles into the ground in an expression of "relief" after Manchester United snatched a last-gasp winner to reach the Champions League last 16—an opportunity the manager used to remind "lovers" of his enviable.

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59. Jose Mourinho celebrated Manchester United's winning goal by attacking water bottles.

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60. Jose Mourinho wanted heart from his Manchester United players and he got it at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

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61. Jose Mourinho is confident David de Gea will sign a new and improved deal at Manchester United after again proving himself to be the 'best goalkeeper in the world'.

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62. Jose Mourinho insists David De Gea wants to stay at Manchester United as he labels him as the best goalkeeper in the world.

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63. Jose Mourinho is confident David De Gea will end the uncertainty about his future by signing a new contract as the Manchester United manager lauded his goalkeeper for coming to his team's rescue on Tuesday night.

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64. Jose Mourinho is confident David De Gea will end the uncertainty about his future by signing a new contract as the Manchester United manager lauded his goalkeeper for coming to his team's rescue this evening.

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65. Jose Mourinho confident 'best in the world' David de Gea is close to signing new Man Utd deal.

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66. Jose Mourinho has pointed to his accomplishments a few times lately.

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67. Jose Mourinho celebrates Manchester United's game-winning Champions League goal by throwing a fit on the sideline.

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68. Jose Mourinho has criticised Rashford, which is a problem he does not have when he is with England.

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69. Jose Mourinho has won the Champions League twice before, with Porto in 2004 and Inter Milan in 2010, but I just do not see it happening again for him with this United team.

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70. Jose Mourinho looks disgusted, like you've just told him how much train journeys cost.

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71. Jose Mourinho conceded that the late win was built on a magnificent second half save from David De Gea which prefaced a frantic final few minutes when both sides were stretched and out of shape.

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72. Jose Mourinho said: "The performance had lots of good things, but lots of disappointing things.

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73. Jose Mourinho stunned Old Trafford and pundits with his reaction to Marouane's Fellaini's last-gasp winner.

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74. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho throws a load of water bottles after Marouane Fellaini's late winner against Young Boys.

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75. Jose Mourinho will try another attacking trio against Southampton on Saturday.

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76. Jose Mourinho dropped Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku to the bench against Young Boys while Alexis Sanchez was left out completely despite being fully fit.

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77. In October 2010, Jose Mourinho was ranked number nine on the list of Most Influential Men published by AskMen.

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78. On 23 March 2009, Jose Mourinho was awarded a doctorate honoris causa degree by the Technical University of Lisbon for his accomplishments in football.

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79. Jose Mourinho was chosen to voice Pope Francis in a Vatican-approved Portuguese animated film marking the 2017 centenary of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.

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80. Jose Mourinho is a Roman Catholic, saying, "I believe totally, clearly.

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81. Jose Mourinho met his wife Matilde "Tami" Faria, born in Angola, when they were teenagers in Setubal, Portugal, and the couple married in 1989.

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82. In February 2014, Jose Mourinho referred to Wenger as a "specialist in failure".

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83. Jose Mourinho insisted that this biased the referee and caused him to send off Chelsea striker Didier Drogba in the second half.

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84. Jose Mourinho is acknowledged for his attention to detail, organisational planning and in-game communication.

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85. Jose Mourinho quickly introduced Luka Modric and moved Sami Khedira to the right flank, where Manchester United had a numerical disadvantage due to Nani's red card.

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86. Jose Mourinho is praised for his quick reactions to a game's events.

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87. On 23 October 2016, Jose Mourinho made his first visit back to Chelsea with Manchester United since leaving in December 2015.

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88. On 27 May 2016, Jose Mourinho signed a three-year contract with Manchester United, with an option to stay at the club until at least 2020.

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89. On 7 August 2015, Jose Mourinho signed a new four-year contract with Chelsea, keeping him at Stamford Bridge until 2019.

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90. Jose Mourinho was named as Premier League Manager of the Season, with Chelsea losing just three matches all season.

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91. Jose Mourinho told Chelsea TV, "In my career I've had two great passions—Inter and Chelsea—and Chelsea is more than important for me.

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92. On 22 May 2012, Jose Mourinho signed a new four-year contract to remain as Real Madrid manager through to 2016.

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93. Jose Mourinho was appointed sporting manager as well as first-team coach, and he was referred to as a Galactico.

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94. On 31 May 2010, Jose Mourinho was unveiled as the new manager of Real Madrid after signing a four-year contract, and became the 11th manager in the past seven years at the club.

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95. Jose Mourinho was involved in a brief scuffle with Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes while attempting to join in the Inter celebrations.

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96. Jose Mourinho responded by saying that Cannavaro was acting like a coach.

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97. Jose Mourinho signed Argentine striker Diego Milito, who fell just one goal short of winning the top scorer award with Genoa, as well as Thiago Motta and Wesley Sneijder, to bolster the midfield.

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98. On 28 July 2009, Jose Mourinho was reported to have shown interest in taking over at Manchester United when Alex Ferguson retired.

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99. On 2 June 2008, Jose Mourinho was appointed the successor of Roberto Mancini at Inter Milan on a three-year contract, and brought along with him much of his backroom staff who had served him at both Chelsea and Porto.

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100. Jose Mourinho left as the most successful manager in Chelsea's history, having won six trophies for the club in three years.

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101. Jose Mourinho missed the chance of back-to-back Champions League successes when Chelsea were knocked out of the competition by a controversial goal in the semi-finals by eventual winners Liverpool.

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