Mourinho: “Special people have been written into ancient history”

25 Th5 2022 | 15:26

AlbaniaNicknamed ‘The Special Man’ when he wanted to write a new chapter of history with Roma when he wanted to write a new chapter in history with Roma when he faced Feyenoord in the Europa League final on May 25, according to manager Jose Mourinho no longer appropriate.

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“The ‘special person’ story doesn’t make sense now. I said it at the beginning of my career. As you progress, grow and progress, you think more about helping others than yourself. Because so, this The title is like ancient history. Tomorrow, I will try to help others.” Mourinho said at a press conference in Tirana on May 24.

Mourinho shined when he led Porto in 2002, and the Portuguese club won all domestic titles and won two European Cups: the 2003 UEFA Cup and the 2004 UEFA Champions League. Afterwards, he claimed a European title at home and was a “Special One” in his first press conference as Chelsea manager. Since then, the nickname has been associated with Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho during a press conference in Tirana, Albania, ahead of the Europa League final.Photo: UEFA

Jose Mourinho during a press conference in Tirana, Albania, ahead of the Europa League final. picture: UEFA

In England, Mourinho turns around Chelsea Become a team with three Premier League titles, three League Cups, an FA Cup and an English Super Cup. He then moved to Inter Milan and helped the team win the Serie A, Coppa Italia and the Champions League treble in the 2009-2010 season, making history.

After coming to Spain, Mourinho also won three domestic championships in La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Spanish Super Cup. After leaving Chelsea for a second term, he led Manchester United to three titles: the Europa League, the League Cup and the English Super Cup. Before joining Roma in the summer of 2021, the 59-year-old has not won any trophies in more than a year at Tottenham.

Mourinho insists his past trophies and halo won’t help Roma in the game FeyenoordThe Portuguese coach said: “Both teams have an equal chance in the final. We will try to play to our strengths. The experience didn’t help, contrary to what I thought. The feeling I had when I was in the final for the first time. I was very focused. Maybe That’s how I prepare before the game.”

It was Roma’s first Champions League final since the 1990-1991 UEFA Cup, when they lost 2-1 on aggregate to Inter. The Italian capital club are also aiming for their first title since the 2007-2008 Coppa Italia. If he lifts the cup with Roma in Albania, Mourinho will become the first manager to win the Champions League, Europa League and La Liga.

Roma built the perfect momentum last weekend with a 3-0 win over Torino in the final round of Serie A. They finished sixth and will play in the Europa League next season. Mourinho believes Roma have passed their first final of the season and hope to win the remaining finals today. He said: “It’s normal for Roma to go to the Euros, we haven’t made history yet. But the Europa League final will be history. We wrote the story to be here and now we are here. It’s time to finish that story. “

Hong Du