5 Best Records Held By Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho

Here we show you some footballing records held by Jose ‘The Special One’ Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has a number of records to his name but there are some of them that cannot be broken so easily. Afterall, he is one of the most decorated managers of all time.

Mourinho won the UEFA Conference League with AS Roma last year which was his 26th managerial career trophy.

This article will cover about the top five records held by Jose Mourinho as a manager. Some of these records are even named in the Guinness Book of World Records.

Top Five Records

1. First manager to reach all European Competitions finals

On 5th May 2022, AS Roma reached the UEFA Conference League final by defeating Leicester City in the second leg of the competition. In this process, Mourinho became the only manager to reach the finals of all UEFA Competitions.

He won the 2003/04 and 2009/10 Champions League final with Porto (2003/04) and Inter Milan (2009/10) respectively. He also led Manchester United to their 2016/17 Europa League win.

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho

2. Longest home games unbeaten run in Premier League (77)

From March 2004 to October 2008, Mourinho won three Premier Leagues, an FA Cup, and three Carabao Cup titles for Chelsea.

He saw his prime time with the club as Chelsea were being unbeaten at the Stamford Bridge for four straight years (the run lasted for 86 games, 77 of those came under Jose Mourinho).

3. Only manager to never lose a UEFA competition cup final

Jose Mourinho has never lost a UEFA competition final. He won his first Champions League trophy with FC Porto in the 2003/04 season and the second one came with Inter Milan in 2009/10.

In 2017/18, he reached the UEFA Europa League final with Manchester United and helped them lift the trophy by beating Ajax.

4. Longest unbeaten run at home (9 years)

Jose Mourinho didn’t lose a single home game for 9 straight years. He holds the records for longest unbeaten run at home. This run started from FC Porto on 22nd February 2002 and went on till 19th February 2011 at Real Madrid.

During this 9-years streak, he managed – FC Porto (Portugal), Chelsea (England), Inter Milan (Italy), and Real Madrid (Spain).

Jose Mourinho
Jose Mourinho

5. Youngest Manager to manage 100 Champions League games

On 21st November 2012, ‘The Special One’ became the youngest manager to manage 100 Champions League games, at 49 years and 132 days old.