Felix, the father of Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has died aged 79. The death of the former Portuguese national player has been confirmed by his former club, Belenenses, where he spent a lengthy playing career as a goalkeeper and earned only one cap for Portugal.
Mourinho Snr. later went on to spend two decades in the dugout, during which time he would ask his son, Jose to compile the scouting reports, which ultimately led to his son becoming one of the top football managers in the world.
The Man Utd coach, Mourinho responded to his father’s death, by posting a picture of the two together on his Instagram account without any comment.
The funeral will take place in Setubal at 11am on Tuesday.