Jose Mourinho gave an interview to the Portuguese edition of GQ magazine in which, among other topics, he analyzed Portuguese football and, above all, the national title held by Sporting, a feat he had not achieved for 19 years.
a special one He pointed to several factors to explain Al-Assad’s success, but he began by praising the role of the Lions coach, Robin Amorim, in the team’s career. “There are a number of factors that contributed to that,” began the Portuguese coach, who will now mentor the Italians in Rome. He continued, “I start with my young colleague [Rúben Amorim]who was a leader. I commit a little over here and there (I did a lot when I was his age, or even older) but, in the good Portuguese way, he had on the farm, he was often the leader of that group.”
In addition to Ruben Amorim, Jose Mourinho also highlighted other aspects, showing that the ambition of young footballers also played a crucial role in the Lions’ road to success. “After that, the team had a lot of players hungry to win, to grow, to reach another level. There were a few rich people, a full or fit stomach,” he said, also stressing the role of the supporting structure for professional football: “In the end, certainly There is also an advantage to the council and the structure it supported.”
In his analysis, Jose Mourinho also looked at the calendar, noting that the fact that the Lions did not compete in European competitions turned out to be well used in domestic competitions.
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