Jose Mourinho has stated that his managerial stint at Real Madrid was the best time in his career. The Special One spearheaded Los Blancos from 2010 to 2013, before departing for a second stint with former club Chelsea.
“Real Madrid was my best experience because of what I learned as a coach, as a man, from the lessons I took in my career and in my life,” Mourinho told the Portuguese TV channel ’11’.
“It’s the best memory of my career, it was fantastic.”
“What they asked me to do at Real Madrid suited my nature,” Mourinho noted.
During his time at the Bernabeu, Mourinho guided the team to a LaLiga, a Supercopa de Espana and a Copa del Rey title. However, the Portuguese tactician failed to win a Champions League title with the club.
“They told me that we had the best team in the world on the other side, that they were crushing us, and we had to reverse the situation.”
“We had to prevent Barcelona from crushing us and that’s why the MestallaCopa final is the most important [trophy he won].”
“From there, nothing was the same. We won LaLiga, the Supercopa, but nothing was like that Copa final.”
“Unfortunately, I didn’t manage to win any of the three Champions League semi-finals [I took Madrid to].”
Mourinho is currently acting as a pundit after being sacked by Manchester United in mid-term last season.
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