Jose Mourinho Gets Immortalized by Roma Fans After Guiding Italian Club to First European Trophy

Jose Mourinho Gets Immortalized by Roma Fans After Guiding Italian Club to First European Trophy

  • Roma fans have shown their appreciation to Jose Mourinho by creating a mural for the Portuguese manager in the Italian City
  • Mourinho led Roma to the Europa Conference League title, ending the club’s 14 years of trophy drought
  • Roma defeated Dutch side, Feyenoord 1-0 in the final to clinch the inaugural competition in the final played in Albania

Jose Mourinho’s feat of guiding Roma to the Europa Conference League title will long be cherished by fans of the Italian Serie A club.

AS Roma defeated Feyenoord 1-0 in the final of Europe’s inaugural club competition to end Roma’s 14-year trophy drought.

Jose Mourinho, Roma, UEFA Europa Conference League, Italian Serie A, Feyenoord
Jose Mourinho is the first manager to win the Europa Conference League. Photo by ANP
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Nicolo Zaniolo was the hero for the Romans as it was his 32nd-minute goal that ensured the Italians were crowned champions of the competition.

According to a report via the Daily Mail, the 59-year-old manager has now been immortalized by the Roma fans after they had a mural created for him.

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The mural had an image of Mourinho dressed as a Roman emperor holding the Europa Conference League trophy unveiled after wild celebrations.

The European Conference League trophy is Mourinho’s 5th European trophy as a manager and his 4th with four different teams.

Owen Hargreaves hails Mourinho after Roma beat Feyenoord

Meanwhile, former Manchester United midfielder, Owen Hargreaves says Jose Mourinho is widely loved in Rome after guiding AS Roma to the Europa Conference League title Daily Post reports.

The former Bayern Munich midfielder is always at his best whenever he is considered an underdog as he referenced his European conquests with FC Porto in the manager’s early career.

Mourinho is now the first manager to win the UEFA Champions League, Europa League, and the Europa Conference League.

Jose Mourinho aims a subtle dig at Manchester United

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Jose Mourinho could not help himself as he aimed a subtle dig at his former club Manchester United following AS Roma’s triumph in the Europa Conference League.

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Manchester United remain trophy-less five years in, with their last taste of silverware being in the Mourinho era, when the Portuguese guided the club to Europa League success.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Ralf Rangnick, who succeeded Mourinho at Old Trafford, have both been unsuccessful in their bid to bring back the glory days back to the club.

Source: Sports Brief News