José is regarded by players, coaches, and critics as one of the best football coaches of all time. He has won domestic league titles in England, Portugal and Italy, and the UEFA Champions League twice. He has become a huge celebrity and has endorsed a number of products.
José Mourinho worked with Bobby Robson at Sporting and Porto in Portugal, and Spanish club Barcelona. He went onto become manager of Porto in 2002 and won the Primeira Liga twice.
In 2005, he became manager of Chelsea FC and from the moment he took over he was a big hit with the Stamford Bridge faithful. He guided Chelsea to champions in the Premier League in 2004-05, defending the title the following year by winning it again.
Jose’s quirky comments in post-match interviews and at press conferences highlighted his big personality. As a result he has experienced fame outside of football circles, featuring in European advertisement campaigns for Samsung, American Express and adidas, amongst others
As a manager Mourinho holds an impressive unbeaten home league record. Between 23 February 2002 and 2 April 2011, Mourinho went 150 home league matches unbeaten, 38 games with Porto, 60 with Chelsea, 38 with Internazionale, and 14 with Real Madrid.
In October 2010, Mourinho was ranked No.9 on the list of Most Influential Men published by AskMen.com. In December 2011 he was named ‘Rockstar of the Year’ by the Spanish Rolling Stone magazine.
In 2009, José was also awarded a doctorate honoris causa degree by the Technical University of Lisbon for his accomplishments in football. He was also inducted into Football Extravaganza’s League of Legends in 2011.
José’s considerable sporting and business experience, combined with his pleasing manner, informed approach and articulate delivery, make him a natural choice for personal appearances, motivational and after dinner speaking, as well as corporate days and promotions. He is a man with huge endorsement potential.