The Portuguese manager call his fans Mourinistas as he claims he gets his strength from his die-hard fans.
Jose Mourinho is one of the most successful managers of his era as he has won many trophies withPorto
, andManchester United
. He introduced his own model of football and his charisma got him many die-hard fans that still love him even though he is not as successful as he has been anymore.
Jose says he gets motivation from his fans and calls them Mourinistas.
"Honestly, I get my strength from myself, but mainly from the people that I love and the people that I know, they love me, even if many of them I don't know them,"
"I never met them. I used to call them the Mourinistas because in Portugal we use these 'inistas' in the end of the name of the club that we love to express to supporters.
"So, for example, if you are from Porto, you say Portista, if you are from Benfica, you say Benfikista. And if you are from Mourinho, we say Mourinista. And I have so many more Mourinistas around the world that I, I play for them."