- José Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo have both crossed paths before at Real Madrid in the Spanish La Liga
- The immediate former Tottenham Hotspur manager at a time was the coach of the current Juventus player at Los Blancos
Mourinho has come out to talk about Ronaldo when he was 17 years old and the name he called him because of his football talents.
According to Mourinho, he called Ronaldo, Marco van Bastien’s son due to his style of scoring goals.
Ronaldo since then has gone on to imprint his name among football legends in history.
Currently, Ronaldo is the highest goalscorer in the Italian Seria A with 25 goals.
José Mourinho managed Cristiano Ronaldo at a time at Real Madrid, where the Los Blancos win the Spanish La Liga.
Cristiano Ronaldo under José Mourinho as informed by @TimelineCR7 on Twitter:
• 164 MATCHES.
• 168 GOALS.
• 17 HATTRICKS.
• 49 ASSISTS.