In an article by Goal.com, the reason for Mourinho’s success was discussed and as the prepares to Real Madrid he looks back on his life in the football profession. I think it is worth sharing as it will encourage us to keep at being the best in our career and life ventures:
After helping Los Blancos to the Liga title last season, the Portuguese became the first trainer in history to win the domestic league in Italy, England and Spain.
Mourinho revealed that his hunger to constantly improve is the key to his unprecedented success in football.
“From an early age I knew that to progress in my career I had to go to other countries. I knew I needed to travel, to meet new challenges in order to grow,” Mourinho said to Ronda Ibera Magazine.
“When I started travelling, I aimed for England, Italy and Spain. When I finish up here at Real Madrid, I do not know which path my career will take.
“I’m in a constant struggle with myself. I always try to be the best. More and more, however, I am thinking about others and this is serving me well.
“It is increasingly difficult to coach today. A trainer today cannot be the same as he was 10, 20 or 30 years ago.
“It is an evolving profession. Obligations of a coach go far beyond choosing 11 players, teaching tactics or making changes.”
Mourinho then went on to discuss how football has affected his personal life, and spoke about the sacrifices he had to make to reach the top.
This article was originally posted on Goal.com
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