Yahoo Signs Jose Mourinho as Global Football Ambassador


Yahoo is excited to unveil world-renowned coach, Jose Mourinho as their global football ambassador for 2014.  For the billions of football fans who make football their daily habit, Mourinho will be an exclusive analyst for Yahoo’s worldwide football coverage including the FIFA World Cup 2014 and he will also provide exclusive behind the scenes content from his world on his own Tumblr, so don’t forget to follow.

This is the first time Jose Mourinho has partnered with a media or technology company to offer his insight and expert commentary or to have a personal social presence.

Renowned for his confident style and no stranger to a little controversy,  Mourinho’s opinion will bring his passionate perspective to sports fans around the world on Yahoo and Tumblr.  

“Having worked with some of the league’s best players, I’m excited to share some analysis and perspective about the game with the most passionate fans in the world. Teaming up with a global leader like Yahoo allows me to reach football fans from Brazil all the way to Philippines – whether they’re in front of their computers or on their mobile or tablets,” said Mourinho.  “There are many people around the world who like to comment on the game and I look forward to bringing my opinion exclusively to Yahoo starting today on my own Tumblr.”

Widely regarded as one of the best coaches in the game, the 51-year-old Mourinho has enjoyed outstanding success throughout his career, winning the title of every top-flight league in England, Italy, Portugal and Spain that he has managed in, as well as numerous other European honours.  In ten seasons of club management, Mourinho has led his club to the UEFA Champions League twice, won its domestic league seven times, and the UEFA Cup once.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for