Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has named former Brazil striker, Ronaldo, as the greatest player of all time.

The ex-Manchester United, Chelsea, True Madrid and Inter boss has worked with some of the world’s leading talents in his time.

Nonetheless, Ronaldo, who he saw at close quarters early on in his profession, produced the greatest impression.

Mourinho worked as an interpreter for Bobby Robson for the duration of the Englishman’s time in charge of Barcelona, with Ronaldo amongst these brought onto the books at Camp Nou.

“Ronaldo, El Fenomeno, Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi have had longer careers, they have remained at the leading every single day for 15 years.

“However, if we are speaking strictly about talent and ability, no one surpasses Ronaldo [Nazario].

“When he was at Barcelona with Bobby Robson, I realised that he was the most effective player I’d ever noticed take to the field.

“Injuries killed a profession that could have been even much more extraordinary, but the talent that that 19-year-old boy had was anything extraordinary.

“In 1997, Barcelona played against PSG in Rotterdam and Ronaldo’s aim, 1-. Amazing,” Mourinho told LiveScore.

Ronaldo netted 47 occasions in just 49 appearances for Barcelona that season.