He is "The Special One": José Mourinho. It is rare to read about the family of the successful football coach. But the children have also achieved something in their lives.
Budapest – He is one of the most famous and successful football coaches in the world: José Mário dos Santos Félix Mourinho, or José Mourinho for short. On Wednesday evening, he was in the final of the Europa League with AS Roma, losing to Sevilla FC. But what is actually known about his children?
|José Mário dos Santos Félix Mourinho|
|Born:||26 January 1963 (aged 60 years), Setúbal, Portugal|
|Achievements (among others):||Champions League winners, Europa League winners, English champions|
|Stations (among others):||FC Porto, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, FC Chelsea, Manchester United, AS Roma|
Children of José Mourinho: son José Junior and daughter Matilde
Mourinho, born in 1960 in Setúbal, a Portuguese city of 50,000 inhabitants, has been married to Matilde Faria since 1989. The couple has two children together, named after father and mother: the son is named José Mario Mourinho Junior, the daughter is called Matilde Mourinho.
Matilde was born in 1996, making her four years older than her brother. Both are far less in the public eye than their famous father, but daughter Matilde has already achieved a lot in her young years: In 2022, she founded the jewelry line "Matilde Jewellery". After all, she has more than 48,000 followers on her Instagram account (as of May 31), while her company's channel is still lagging a little behind with 26,000.
Daughter of José Mourinho: Matilde Mourinho has his own jewelry line
On the homepage of "Matilde Jewellery" it says, among other things: "A ring from my mother, a bracelet from my grandmother; the constant memory of my family, an heirloom, our heritage. That's what jewelry has always been for me: a personal talisman of a moment, of a place, of the people in my life."
Among the people in her life is her younger brother José Mario. There is far less of him to be found on social networks. But: There are more pictures of him on the football field. After all, Mourinho Junior even played in the U18s of today's English first division club FC Fulham.
José Mourinho and his two children: his daughter Matilde and his son José Mario. © PA Images / Imago / Screenshot Instagram / Matilde Mourinho
José Mario Mourinho Junior: Once a goalkeeper for Fulham and Inter Milan
Before that, he was also active for Inter Milan – at the time when his father was coach there (2008 to 2010). After the phase at Fulham (2013 to 2017), however, it became quiet around the goalkeeper. There is no information about the current club of Mourinho's son. (akl)