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United manager Jose Mourinho lays his father to rest

By Staff Reporter

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho yesterday buried his father, who died at the age of 79.

Jose Manuel Mourinho Felix was a Portugal goalkeeper, his sole international appearance being against the Republic of Ireland in 1972.

He had been battling ill health for some time.

Mourinho posted a black and white picture of him as a child with his father on his Instagram account on Sunday without making any comment. The football boss helped carry the coffin into the church.

His wife Matilde, daughter Matilde and son Jose jnr attended yesterday's funeral in Setubal, Portugal.

United assistant coach Silvino Louro was also at the service.

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