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Jose Mourinho


Portuguese football manager.
Jose Mourinho
"If they made a film of my life, I think they should get George Clooney to play me. He's a fantastic actor and my wife thinks he would be ideal."
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"The only thing that I want to say is that we are the best ones and in normal conditions we are more than the best ones. In normal conditions we will be champions. In abnormal conditions we also will be champions."
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"Luis Fernández has made this shock [defeat of Barcelona] a war of dogs. I only talk about men, not of rude children." [first contact with the press, after Fernández made fun of Guardiola following his team defeating Barcelona]




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"Please don’t call me arrogant, but I’m European champion and I think I’m a special one."
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"I think he is one of these people who is a voyeur. He likes to watch other people. There are some guys who, when they are at home, have a big telescope to see what happens in other families. He speaks, speaks, speaks about Chelsea." [about Arsene Wenger]
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"A brilliant reaction. I hate it when players just walk off."[Following Arjen Robben's sharp exit down the tunnel after being substituted against Aston Villa.]
Jose Mourinho
"New job, new life! Benfica absorbs, the social dimension of the club is comparable to [FC] Barcelona's, to be professional without limits you have to live «? Benfica».
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"It is clear that I will end my career without having coached Barça."
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"As you know Gallas had an unbelievable holiday. I hope he enjoyed it very much in Guadeloupe, which I think is a fantastic place to be on holiday, so he wanted to stay there for a long time."[On William Gallas missing the first team's trip to the United States because he was on holiday.]
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"I am Jose Mourinho and I don't change. I arrive with all my qualities and my defects."
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"Maybe the guy drank red wine or beer with breakfast instead of milk."[After a Sheffield United fan threw a bottle at Frank Lampard]




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"I am no longer Chelsea coach and I do not have to defend them any more, so I think it is correct if I say Drogba is a diver."
Jose Mourinho
"I did it because I want to push my son to do the same. I also did it because I want to push the young players on my team to have a proper haircut, not the Rastafarian or the others they have."
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"This is Sport Lisboa e Benfica, not PAOK Salonica." [in response to Abdel Sattar Sabry]
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"I was more influenced by Barça's philosophy than by any other coach. They were four years of my life absolutely fundamental."
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"I am prepared. The more pressure there is, the stronger I am. In Portugal, we say the bigger the ship, the stronger the storm. Fortunately for me, I have always been in big ships. FC Porto was a very big ship in Portugal, Chelsea was also a big ship in England and Inter was a great ship in Italy. Now I'm at Real Madrid, which is considered the biggest ship on the planet."
Jose Mourinho
"I have to train with 10 men [to prepare for the Barcelona semi-final], how to play with 10 men, because I go there with Chelsea, I finish with 10, I go there with Inter, I finish with 10 and I have to train to play with 10 men because it can happen again."
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"During the afternoon it rained only in this stadium - our kitman saw it. There must be a micro-climate here. The pitch was like a swimming pool."
Jose Mourinho
"As we say in Portugal, they brought the bus and they left the bus in front of the goal."
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"We would have only lost if there were six Inter players left on the pitch." [After beating AC Milan 2-0 with 9 men)


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