Mourinho plays down his place in Real Madrid history

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has played down his place in the club's history.

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has played down his place in the club's history.

As well as the La Liga crown, Mourinho has also won the Copa del Rey in 2011 and the Supercopa this year, with a two-legged victory over Barca, but he feels he is just a small part of the club.

He told Real Madrid TV: "I'm nothing in the history of Madrid, or very little. Just the winner of Liga number 32, and the Copa that hadn't been won for a while and a Supercopa; very little."

For the players though there is a grand expectation and he lionised their Champions League efforts when they came back for a late victory over Manchester City.

For Mourinho "nobility means giving it everything on the pitch", adding: "A Real Madrid player has to die, in a manner of speaking, on the pitch.

"Real Madrid players have to be knackered by the end of the game."

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