Jose Mourinho explains how he became ‘The Special One”

Jose Mourinho explains how he became ‘The Special One”

Manager Jose Mourinho has narrated how he tagged himself as a “Special One”, 15 years after that first press conference at Chelsea.

Recall that In June 2004, Mourinho arrived Stamford Bridge on a three-year contract, following agreement of £1.7million compensation package with Porto.

During a press conference upon joining the English side, Mourinho spoke on Chelsea’s credentials, stating, “We have top players and, sorry if I’m arrogant, we have a top manager”, before adding, “Please don’t call me arrogant, but I’m European champion and I think I’m a special one.”

Jose Mourinho explains how he became ‘The Special One"
Jose Mourinho explains how he became ‘The Special One” [Goal]

The scare has stuck ever since and the 56-year-old in an interview with Sky Sports explains how he came about “The Special one”

“When I gave my first press conference I was asked if I was ready for the Premier League. I thought: ‘What? I just won the CL and you are thinking that I am nobody?’

“So, I went a little bit aggressive by saying I am not one from the bottle, I am ‘a’ special one. But then, bang, it stayed. No problem,” Mourinho said

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