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