José Mourinho facts for kids
Mourinho with Manchester United in 2017
|Full name||José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix|
|Date of birth||26 January 1963|
|Place of birth||Setúbal, Portugal|
|Current club||Tottenham Hotspur (head coach)|
|2001–2002||União de Leiria|
José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix, OIH, or simply José Mourinho (born January 26, 1963 in Setúbal) is a Portuguese football manager. Currently, he is the manager of the Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. He is commonly known as "The Special One". Mourinho is regarded by some players, coaches, and critics as one of the best football coaches of all time.
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 Serie A, Italian Super Cup and Champions League in a single season (2009/10).
|Benfica||20 September 2000||5 December 2000||11||6||3||2||54.5|
|União de Leiria||July 2001||23 January 2002||20||9||7||4||45.0|
|Porto||23 January 2002||2 June 2004||127||91||21||15||71.7|
|Chelsea||2 June 2004||20 September 2007||185||124||40||21||67.0|
|Inter Milan||2 June 2008||28 May 2010||108||67||26||15||62.0|
|Real Madrid||31 May 2010||1 June 2013||178||128||28||22||71.9|
|Chelsea||3 June 2013||17 December 2015||136||80||29||27||58.8|
|Manchester United||27 May 2016||18 December 2018||144||84||32||28||58.3|
|Tottenham Hotspur||20 November 2019||Present||23||11||4||8||47.8|
Images for kids
Mourinho with Chelsea in 2007
Mourinho during his tenure as Inter Milan manager
Mourinho with Real Madrid in August 2010
Mourinho with A.C. Milan players prior to a pre-season match with Real Madrid in New York City, August 2012
Mourinho with Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard in 2015. Their relationship soured in the following season.
Arsène Wenger (red tie) and Mourinho (middle). Wenger was among the coaches with whom Mourinho has had confrontations.
Mourinho on the touchline against Leicester City in August 2014
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