Jose Mourinho loses his father

Jose Mourinho loses his father

- Jose Mourinho has lost his father, Felix, who passed away over the weekend

- Felix Mourinho in his active days was first a football player before going into coaching

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has lost his dad, Felix Mourinho following a short illness.

The news of his death was first reported by Portuguese side Belenenses - Mourinho's father's former club - on the club's Twitter handle.

Jose Mourinho loses his father

Jose Mourinho and father

Felix had been battling a short illness but failed to cover, leading to his death.

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He was capped once by the Portuguese national team - in a playing career which saw him in keep between the sticks for over two decades.

Jose confirmed the death of his father by posting a black and white picture of the two on his Instagram account.

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Various tributes have poured in from the football world, with messages of commiseration being sent to the former Chelsea manager.

Felix Mourinho was aged 79 before passing away.

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