Jose Mourinho's father Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix dies aged 79

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Jose Mourinho's father Felix died aged 79 on Sunday, as reported by The Sun.

Vitoria Setubal confirmed in a statement that Felix Mourinho had died in Portugal and will be buried in the City of Setubal, 25 miles south of Lisbon, on Tuesday.

Jose Mourinho, who visited his ailing father regularly over the past few months, took to Instagram on Monday to share a touching black-and-white image of himself as a young boy with his father following his passing.

"The club also informs that the body will be from Monday morning in the Chapel of Socorro, in Setubal".

The country's football federation sent 'the most heartfelt condolences to Jose Mourinho and the rest of the bereaved family'.


Felix played for Vitoria Setubal, helping the club to victory in the Portuguese Cup final against Benfica in 1965.

Portuguese media report the funeral is due to take place on Tuesday.

"RIP to your father, May God be with you and your family Jose".

He was in and out of hospital during his son's second stint at Chelsea and last June was rushed into care with pneumonia.

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