|Net Worth:||$120 Million|
|Date of Birth:||January 26, 1963 (60 years old)|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)|
|Profession:||Soccer Player,Maneger and Coach|
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What is Jose Mourinho’s Net Worth?
José Mourinho GOIH is a Portuguese Football manager and retired soccer player who has a net worth of $120 million. He is well known for his distinctive method of playing the game of football, which combines coaching theory and motivational strategies.
In addition to his engaging personality and distinctive style, José is well known for his “quirky” comments to the media.
One of the highest honors a Portuguese citizen can receive was bestowed upon Jose Mourinho in 2005 when he was named a Grand Officer of the Order of Prince Henry.
Childhood and Education
On January 26, 1963, in Setubal, Portugal, José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix was birthed. His father José (better known as Felix) played professional football, and his mother Maria taught in the elementary school system.
After graduating to the senior level, José played for Sesimbra, Rio Ave, and Belenenses. He was a member of the Belenenses youth team.
He was enrolled by his mother Maria in a business school, but he left after just one day and chose to attend Lisbon’s Instituto Superior de Educaço Fsica to study sports science.
Additionally, he took coaching courses at the Scottish and English Football Associations.
Jose Mourinho started his coaching career in the early 1990s while still in school he worked as an assistant manager at Estrela da Amadora and coached a youth team at Vitória de Setubal.
José started interpreting for coach Bobby Robson in 1992 at Sporting CP, a football team in Lisbon and continued doing so once Robson was named the head coach of the Portuguese football team Porto.
The team won several titles while Mourinho served as Robson’s assistant. José and Bobby later transferred to the Barcelona football team in 1996. After Robson left Barcelona, Mourinho continued as the team’s assistant manager and began working with Louis van Gaal, who allowed José to assume more of the coaching responsibilities.
Matilde “Tami” Faria and José were married in 1989; Matilde was born in 1996; and José Jr., who later became a professional football player, was born in 2000. Since 2014, Mourinho has served as a Global Ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme and is fluent in Portuguese, French, Spanish, English, Italian, and Catalan.
José, a devoted Roman Catholic who claims to pray daily, provided the voice of Pope Francis in an animated movie that was sanctioned by the Vatican.
Mourinho was ranked No. 9 on AskMen.com’s 2010 list of the Most Influential Men, and in 2011 the Spanish edition of “Rolling Stone” magazine named him “Rockstar of the Year.”
Career as a Manager
After Jupp Heynckes left the position in September 2000, Jose Mourinho took over as the soccer team’s manager. The offer to work as Bobby Robson’s assistant at Newcastle United was made a few weeks later, but Mourinho turned it down.
In December of that year, José Mourinho left Benfica, and in July of 2001, he started managing Unio de Leiria, a football team in Portugal. He took over as Porto’s manager in January 2002, and the team placed third that season.
Octávio Machado was replaced. The Taça de Portugal, Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, and UEFA Cup were all victories for Porto under Mourinho’s leadership.
He however left Porto in June 2004 after the English football team Chelsea extended an offer to sign him for a 3-year contract and agreed to pay Porto £1.7 million in damages.
Roberto Mancini was replaced as Inter Milan’s manager by Mourinho in June 2008 after the latter left Chelsea in September 2007. The club won the UEFA Champions League, Supercoppa Italiana, Coppa Italia, Serie A twice, and Coppa Italia while he was with Inter Milan, where he remained until 2010.
Real Madrid won La Liga, Copa del Rey, and Supercopa de Espaa under José, who succeeded Manuel Pellegrini as manager and first-team coach in May 2010. Jose Mourinho went back to Chelsea from 2013 to 2015, where he won the Premier League and another Football League Cup.
José left Chelsea at the end of 2015 and joined Manchester United in May 2016, despite signing two 4-year contracts with the club, the first in 2013 and the second in 2015.
The club won the EFL Cup, FA Community Shield, and UEFA Europa League title under his leadership before he was fired by Manchester United in December 2018.
Tottenham Hotspur and Mourinho agreed to a four-year contract in November 2019, and in June 2020, Tottenham gave him his 300th victory in English football.
José Mourinho received a contract worth about $27 million per year when he was hired as Manchester United’s head coach in 2016. Manchester purchased his release from his contract in December 2018 for an alleged $28 million.
With other buyouts, Mourinho has received about $60 million from different clubs to NOT be their team’s coach.
Recognition and Honors
For his managerial and coaching work, Mourinho has received numerous honors. He was named Onze d’Or Coach of the Year in 2005, FIFA World Coach of the Year in 2010, Premier League Manager of the Season in 2004, 2005, and 2014, UEFA Manager of the Year in 2002, and World Soccer Magazine World Manager of the Year in 2003. (2004, 2005, and 2010).
In addition to holding the Guinness World Records for the “Longest Football Unbeaten Home Run by a Manager” and the “Youngest Football Manager to Reach 100 UEFA Champions League Matches,” José received a Doctor Honoris Causa degree from Lisbon Technical University in 2009.
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