It is always interesting to listen to José Mourinho. The Portuguese coach is not only one of the most outstanding coaches in recent years, but he is also one of the most winning. In this case, the Portuguese, who has great admiration for Argentine footballers, referred to Lionel Messi and regretted never having been able to train him.
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“Messi is the example of a player who does not need to be trained. Who can say 'I was Messi's coach'? It seems absurd to me, because he knows everything and he was born with everything. Maybe he can teach you things. It would simply be saying that I missed having had the honor of having him on the team,” he said in an interview with the YouTube channel Ohm.
José Mourinho and Lionel Messi in one of the classics between Real Madrid and Barcelona, in 2010. (AFP)
This was one of Mourinho's first statements where he openly praised Messi and recognized him as one of the greatest in history. Thinking about these sayings 10 years ago, when he managed Real Madrid, was something completely unreal. His role in the Merengue team would never have allowed him to praise the Argentine.
Today, with a reality different from that of those times, Mou decided to open his heart and show all his idolatry for the allbiceleste captain.
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