Jose Mourinho to have street named after him

The street in question still needs to be designated by the town hall, but a local source indicated to the Lusa news agency that Mourinho's name would be affiliated with one of Setubal's main streets.

updated: March 01, 2013 09:26 IST
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Lisbon: Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho is to have a street named after him in Setubal, his Portuguese city of birth, the region's town hall announced Thursday.

According to a resolution passed unanimously, the name of the Portuguese manager, who received the keys to the city -- located roughly 50 kilometres south of Lisbon -- in 2009, "must also be eternalised on the local geography".

"Jose Mourinho is today, in a fully deserved way, one of the most prestigious and most qualified coaches in the entire world," the statement added.

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