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Mourinho enters Guinness books

Akshy Sridhar
6.38K   //    27 Dec 2012, 19:23 IST

Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho’s record of an unbeaten streak at home for eight years and 362 days for four different clubs has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World records.

The record began on 22 June 2002 when Porto lost 2-3 to Beira-Mar and ended with a 0-1 loss to Sporting Gijon via a Miguel de las Cuevas on 2nd April 2011.

Now, this record has received the official stamp of approval by the prestigious Guinness Book of World Records.

“The Special One: Jose Mourinho (Portugal) has the record for the longest unbeaten period of a football coach playing at home. For eight years and 362 days, from February 22, 2002 to February 19, 2011, did not drop a home game as the coach of Porto (Portugal), Chelsea (UK), Inter Milan (Italy) and Real Madrid (Spain).”

Through his 150 match record, Mourinho amassed a home record of 125 wins and 25 draws; 26-2-0 with Porto, 46-14-0 with Chelsea, 29-9-0 with Inter Milan and 14-0-0 with Real Madrid.

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Akshy Sridhar
An ardent Indian cricket fan who knows some football and tennis. Considers Rahul Dravid as his idol; loves Roger Federer and Manchester United!
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