Ex-Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho orders 60 pizzas to celebrate Roma’s win in Serie A
Jose Mourinho is creating warmth in Rome after he rewarded his players with pizzas following a 1-0 win over Salernitana.
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Jose Mourinho has rewarded his AS Roma players with pizzas after they claimed a 1-0 win over Salernitana in Serie A.
Last season a video of the former Tottenham boss eating pizza on a train after a 4-0 win against the same opponents went viral.
Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante got the only goal of the game to give Roma a winning start to the delight of his Portuguese manager.
Mourinho looking for love and glory in Rome
Jose Mourinho became the first manager in the history of European football to have won the Champions League, the Europa League and the Europa Conference League, when he led his Roma side to victory against Feyenoord in Tirana last season.
That was win was Roma’s first major European trophy and now expectations are sky high in Rome, with fans hoping Jose Mourinho can lead them to more glory this year.
Roma have been perennial underachievers in recent history while Jose Mourinho endured a rough time in charge of English clubs Manchester United and Tottenham before taking up the Roma role.
The job has proved to be a match made in heaven for the experienced manager who has added character and a winning mentality to a group of players that were going nowhere when he walked through the door.
Tammy Abraham was his first major signing last season, and the English forward is now a fans favourite.
While Paulo Dybala, Georginio Wijnaldum and Nemanja Matić have all arrived this summer to firm up the squad for their domestic and continental challenges.
There are many who have written off the Portuguese boss as yesterday’s man, but his recent success with Roma is evidence the former Chelsea and Tottenham boss is a force to reckon with - and still one of the best around.