20 Cool and Interesting Fun Facts about Jose Mourinho’s Life

More than 10 COOL AND INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT JOSE MARIO DOS SANTOS. Jose Mario dos Santos Mourinho Félix, GOIH was born on 26th January 1963. He is commonly known as José Mourinho. He was a professional football player from Portugal and currently is a manager of famous Premier League club, Manchester United.5 cool and interesting Jose Mourinho fact

Earlier he has served as a manager in number of clubs including Porto, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid.He is regarded to be one of the best and most successful football managers in the world. Read also about Joe Hart facts. Here in this post, we will be sharing some cool and interesting facts about him.

Jose Mourinho Interesting Facts

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  1. First Unbeaten record in home league

The most impressive fact about him is that, he holds the record of being undefeated for 150 matches. While managing Porto he remained undefeated in 38 matches having won 36 and 2 draws. While managing Chelsea he went undefeated in 60 matches, winning 46 and drawing 14. Likewise, with Inter Milan he remained unbeaten in 38 matches out of which all 29 were won by the club while 9 were with draw results. Keeping his high track record, for Real Madrid too he kept his unbeaten streak winning all 14 matches.

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  1. Second Unbeaten record in home league

Another impressive fact about him is that, he kept his back to back unbeaten track record going. For the second unbeaten record in home league he had no less than 45 unbeaten league matches. While representing Real Madrid he had 31 matches, winning 27 and drawing 4. With Chelsea he had 14 unbeaten matches, winning 13 and drawing only 1.

  1. One of the most successful managers

An impressive fact about him is that, he has been outstanding as a Manager. He has won the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup, former tournament twice and later once during his managerial career span of 10 Seasons. He had not a single calendar year without winning.

  1. Grand Office of the Order of Prince Henry

The most amazing fact about him is that, he is honoured with Grand Office of the Order of Prince Henry. In Portugal, this award is considered to be utmost prestigious award for any Portugal citizen. This award has also been given to another famous football player from Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo.

  1. Four times winner of IFFHS World’s Best Club Coach

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Another amazing fact about him is that, he has won Internationl Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) World’s Best Club Coach Award. This is deemed to be one of the most prestigious awards in football world for any coach to win. Even more interesting fact is that, he has claimed this award not once, not twice instead four times in his career. For the years he has won this award include 2004, 2005, 2010 and 2012 respectively.

  1. Three times winner of Premier League Manager of the year

Another amazing fact about him is that, he has won Premier League Manager of the Year Award. This is deemed to be one of the most prestigious awards in club football tournaments for any coach to win. Even more interesting fact is that, he has claimed this award not once, not twice instead thrice in his career. For the years he has won this award include 2004–05, 2005–06 and 2014–15 respectively.

  1. Four times winner of Premier League Manager of the Month

Another amazing fact about him is that, he has won Premier League Manager of the Month Award. This is deemed to be one of the most prestigious awards in club football tournaments for any coach to win. Even more interesting fact is that, he has claimed this award not once, not twice instead four times in his career. For the months he has won this award include November 2004, January 2005, March 2007 and August 2016 respectively.

  1. Personal facts Jose Mourinho

Some interesting personal facts about Jose Mourinho are, he is married to her teenager love sweetheart Matilde Tami Faria in 1989. The couple have one daughter and one son. He is a very family oriented person and won New Statesman Man of the Year Award for the year 2005 for devoting himself for his family and work. He is Catholic and speaks many languages. Including his native language Portuguese he has a command on Spanish, Italian, French, Catalan and English. He was born in a middle class family in Setubal which is a suburb area of Lisbon. His father, Félix Mourinho, was a professional footballer and it was due to his father his interest in the game began. His mother, Maria Júlia Carrajola dos Santos, was a primary school teacher.

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  1. As philanthropist

A cool fact about Jose Mourinho is that, he has great passion for social and charity work. He has been seen quite actively working for youth projects especially the one involved in bringing Israeli and Palestinian children together by the purpose of playing football. He also donated his lucky jacket which made an earning of £22,000 for charity fund raising campaign intended to help Tsunami affected people.

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  1. Brand Ambassador

Another cool fact about him is that, he has been brand ambassador of number of famous international brands for their advertisement campaigns targeting Europe. He endorsed famous electronics giant Samsung. Other big brands include American Express, Braun, Jaguar and Adidas.

  1. His unofficial biography is best seller in Portugal

Another amazing fact about him is that, a biography titled O Vencedor – De Setúbal a Stamford Bridge was released which later was announced to be an unofficial one. The title when translated to English will be The Winner – from Setúbal to Stamford Bridge. Though he tried to prevent the book from being published, the book remains best seller in Portugal.

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  1. Awarded an honorary doctorate degree

Another cool fact about him is that, he has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree in the recognition of his great contribution to the game of football in Portugal. One of the prestigious European universities, Technical University for Lisbon awarded him this degree in 2009.

  1. Ranked 9th on the list of most influential men by askmen.com

Another cool fact about him is that, he has been ranked amongst top 10, occupying 9th slot in the list made by AskMen.com as most influential men in the world. He was also named to be the Rockstar of the Year by another famous magazine, Spanish Rolling Stone.

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  1. Honours and titles as a Manager of Porto Club

During his managerial career, while managing Porto he won 2 Primeira Liga Titles for the years 2002–03 and 2003–04, 1 Taça de Portugal Title for the year  2002–03, 1 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira Title for the year 2003, 1 UEFA Champions League Title for the year 2003–04 and 1 UEFA Cup Title for the year 2002–03.

  1. Honours and titles as a Manager of Chelsea

During his managerial career, while managing famous English Premier League football club Chelsea he won 3 Premier League Titles for the years 2004–05, 2005–06 and 2014–15, 1 FA Cup Title for the year 2006–07, 3 Football League Cup Title for the year 2004–05, 2006–07 and 2014–15, 1 FA Community Shield Title for the year 2005.

  1. Honours and titles as a Manager of Inter Milan

During his managerial career, while managing famous Italian football club, Inter Milan he won 2 Serie A Title for the years 2008–09 and 2009–10, 1 Coppa Italia Title for the year 2009–10, 1 Supercoppa Italiana Title for the year 2008, 1 UEFA Champions League Title for the year 2009–10.

  1. Honours and titles as a Manager of Real Madrid

During his managerial career, while managing famous Spanish football club, Real Madrid he won 1 La Liga Title for the year 2011–12, 1 Copa del Rey Title for the year 2010–11, 1 Supercopa de España Title for the year 2012.

  1. Honours and titles as a Manager of Manchester United

During his managerial career, while managing famous English Premier League football club, Manchester United he has won 1 FA Community Shield Title for the year 2016 so far but the list of winning awards and titles for him is still going on.

  1. Honours and titles at individual level

Another impressive fact about him is that, Jose has been outstanding at individual level. During his career he won 1 Onze d’Or Coach of the Year Award for the year 2005, 1 FIFA World Coach of the Year Award for the year 2010, 4 IFFHS World’s Best Club Coach Award for the years 2004, 2005, 2010 and 2012, 3 Premier League Manager of the Year Award for the years 2004–05, 2005–06 and 2014–15, 4 Premier League Manager of the Month Award for the months of November 2004, January 2005, March 2007 and  August 2016, 2 Serie A Manager of the Year Award for the years 2008–09 and  2009–10, 1 Albo Panchina d’Oro Award for the year 2009–10, 2 Miguel Muñoz Trophy for the year 2010–11 and  2011–12, 2 UEFA Manager of the Year Award for the years 2002–03 and 2003–04, 4 UEFA Team of the Year Award for the years 2003, 2004, 2005 and  2010, 3 World Soccer Magazine World Manager of the Year Award for the years 2004, 2005 and  2010, 1 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award for the year 2005, 1 La Gazzetta dello Sport Man of the Year Award for the year 2010, 1 International Sports Press Association Best Manager in the World Award for the year 2010, 1 Prémio Prestígio Fernando Soromenho Award for the year 2012, 1 Football Extravaganza’s League of Legends Award for the year 2011, 1 Globe Soccer Awards Best Coach of the Year Award for the year 2012, 1 Globe Soccer Awards Best Media Attraction in Football Award for the year 2012, 1 Portuguese Coach of the Century Award for the year 2015, Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry and Doctor Honoris causa – for his great contribution in football from Lisbon Technical University, Lisbon Portugal. Thats all Facts about Jose Mourinho.

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