Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has revealed that he will take over a club in whatever city his daughter goes to study in when his contract with Los Blancos expires in 2016.
The Portuguese coach has only just signed a new deal which ties him to the Santiago Bernabeu for a further four years. However, Mourinho has now revealed that his long-term future is intertwined with that of his daughter.
"In football, you can agree a five-year contract, and if you lose two matches, the contract can end," the two-time Champions League winner mused during the Sustainable Success & Leadership Conference in Ankara.
"My contract ends until 2016. I hope that I can do my job well and can continue at Real Madrid.
"In 2016, my daughter will go to university. If that happens, I will choose the city that she goes to university in. Hopefully they play good football in that country."
Addressing his side's record-breaking points haul en route to winning La Liga, Mourinho argued that Madrid's achievement was made all the more noteworthy because of the identity of their title rivals.
"Real Madrid finished with 100 points; Barcelona with 91," he explained. "That's a points difference as large as in many of the minor leagues.
"You don't come across this kind of situation in the major leagues. We can use England, Italy & France as an example. Nine points is a very big gap.
"We should also not forget that we were fighting against the world's best team in the league."
Despite their joy at ending Barca's three-year hold on the Spanish title, Madrid's season was not without its disappointment, in light of their Champions League semi-final shoot-out defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich. However, Mourinho was philosophical on his team's European exit.
"The best team doesn't necessarily win the Champions League," he reasoned. "In the knockout rounds anything can happen, and one moment can change everything.
"For example, in the final, Bayern took 18 corners, Chelsea took one, and scored. But in the league there are 40 games, and only the best become the champions.
"If you are not very good one week, or the referee makes a mistake, you can win the following week."
Meanwhile, Mourinho heaped praise on Madrid trequartista Mesut Ozil, claiming that he compares favourably with two former Madrid legends.
"He is the best number 10 in the world," the former Inter boss enthused. "Everyone loves him and see a bit of [Luis] Figo and [Zinedine] Zidane in him. He will make history at Real Madrid."
Mourinho arrived at Madrid in the summer of 2010, fresh from his treble-winning campaign with Inter.
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