Jose Mourinho’s father buried in Portugal

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The remains of Jose Mourinho’s father, Felix Mourinho  . was on Tuesday committed to mother earth in Portugal.

The senior Mourinho passed away on Sunday evening at the age of 79 after suffering with ill health for several months.

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At the funeral held in Setubal, the Manchester United manager carried the coffin into the church, and was joined by wife Matilde, daughter Matilde, son Jose Jnr and United assistant coach Silvino Louro for the service.

United goalkeeping coach Emilio Alvarez Blanco and Mourinho’s assistant at Real Madrid, Aitor Karanka, were some of members of football family at the event.

The senior Mourinho as a goalkeeper kept first for Vitoria Setubal and then for Belenenses, making 274 appearances in the Portuguese league between 1955 and 1974.

He played once for the Portuguese national team appearing as a late substitute in a match against the Republic of Ireland in the 1972 Brazil Independence Cup.

He later became a coach with a number of Portuguese clubs including Uniao Leiria, Amora, Rio Ave, Belenenses and Vitoria.

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