Date of Birth26 January 1963, Setúbal, Portugal
Birth NameJosé Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix
The Special One
Height5' 9" (1.75 m)
|Tami||(1989 - present) 2 children|
Trade MarkHis Armani overcoat
TriviaResigned as manager of Portugese soccer team FC Porto in May 2004 - immediately after guiding them to victory in the European Cup - and was appointed head coach of English side Chelsea FC
A self confessed fan of Sir Alex Ferguson
Worked as Sir Bobby Robson's translator at Barcalona in the early 1990s
Has a degree in Physical Education
Took Chelsea to UEFA Champions League semi-finals, a year after winning with Porto
Led Chelsea to win the Premiership and Carling Cup in 2005
Son of goalkeeper Félix Mourinho and Maria Júlia.
Children: Matilde and José Mário.
Left Chelsea by mutual consent in 20th September 2007 and replaced by Avram Grant.
Won the champions league as assistant manager of Barcelona.
Friends with sir Alex Ferguson.
Chews gum to help his concentration.
Personal Quotes"We have top players and - I apologize if I sound arrogant, a top manager". - presenting himself as Chelsea's new manager.
"It's hard to keep up with my ego, but the players just have to live with it". - after a couple of months as Chelsea's manager.
"Ferguson is right. Money does not guarantee success. I showed that last season when my Porto team beat Manchester United."
Football is a more beautiful game in high definition.