The Manchester United boss has enjoyed great success in coaching, having won trophies consistently wherever he has gone.
Mourinho began his managerial career with Porto and lifted the Champions League before succeeding at Chelsea and Inter Milan.
The Portuguese’s time at Real Madrid saw him collect more silverware, as did his return to Stamford Bridge despite the 54-year-old’s sacking in December 2015.
Now at Old Trafford, Jose Mourinho has reflected on the lead and example he has set for managers in his homeland.
Jose Mourinho has already won the Community Shield at Manchester United & is now eyeing the EFL Cup
There is one thing that’s really important to me: I changed the life of Portuguese managers
And overall, that means more than results.
“I have a big legacy,” Mourinho told magazine GQ.
“But there is one thing that’s really important to me: I changed the life of Portuguese managers.
“After 2004, when I started conquering my space in the world of football, the Portuguese managers started to have something they never had, a little bit of credibility, a little bit of opportunity.
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Jose Mourinho celebrated Manchester United's result vs Wigan as they won 4-0 yesterday
“The doors opened. Now they are all over the world. This is my legacy.
“After that, we could discuss it in terms of my methodology, a new direction in terms of coaching, but the door opened when I went to England, Spain and Italy with success. This is more important to me than the results.”
Mourinho was able to enjoy United’s result yesterday as his side cruised into the fifth round of the FA Cup following a 4-0 home thumping of Wigan.
Up next for the sixth-placed Red Devils is a visit from Hull in the Premier League on Wednesday (8pm).