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He's a Coach, Not Harry Potter

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MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 31:  New Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho of Portugal holds a press conference at  the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on May 31, 2010 in Madrid, Spain.  (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 31: New Real Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho of Portugal holds a press conference at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on May 31, 2010 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)
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I have a man crush on Jose Mourinho. I've admitted it before and I'll gladly admit it again.

Say what you want about The Special One, complain about his arrogance, his ego, his brashness, you'll never change my mind. He is easily the greatest manager working in football today and his numbers and trophies back it up. He's never even managed a team I particularly care for but that doesn't matter. He's Jose and he's fantastic.

What Mourinho also provides is fantastic quotes and he's come through again after he has already begun getting pressure from the Spanish media after Real Madrid's uninspiring draw against Mallorca to open their La Liga campaign.

"Look, I'm a coach, I'm not Harry Potter, he is magical, but in reality there is no magic. Magic is fiction and football is real."

No doubt some people out there will be offended that Jose has implied that magic is fiction, but you must accept this truth. Jose's word is law and if he says there is no magic, then there is no magic.