Football coach Jose Mourinho says he shed tears of happiness when Great Britain's Andy Murray won his maiden Wimbledon title in 2013. After years of falling just short of winning it all at The All England Club, Murray finally got over the hump in 2013 when he put up a brilliant performance to beat world No.
1 Novak Djokovic in straight sets. Murray was dealing with big pressure and expectations from the British public and media as they were anxious to get the first British Wimbledon winner since 1936 and the days of Fred Perry.
Mourinho was at the Queen's Club on Saturday as he watched Murray in doubles action with Feliciano Lopez. Murray and Lopez clinched the final as Mourinho was extremely happy to see the former world No. 1 back in action following a hip resurfacing surgery.
"I shed tears when Murray won Wimbledon in 2013, yes, it’s true, I know what it means," Mourinho said, per Metro UK. "Because for these boys Wimbledon, Roland Garros and these tournaments are like the Champions League for us.
"We know what we feel when we do it, we know what we feel when we almost do it but don’t do it, and so I could imagine what it meant for him. It’s not just Wimbledon, it’s in London, the city where he lives, with all the meaning for the whole of the UK."