Pep Guardiola & Jose Mourinho Used To Be Friends

Yes, it is true: Guardiola and Mourinho used to work together and were friends. Now of course Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho are almost mortal enemies as they fight one and another for the Spanish league title, but they used to be fast friends and at Barcelona. Mourinho was a coaching assistant and interpreter/translator while Pep was a player and then a coach for Barcelona.

We find out how Guardiola and Mourinho went from being friends to the bitter rivals they are today. From El Classico, to the Champions League and finally to Manchester.


These days, Mourinho hopes Real Madrid can hold off Barcelona and win a La Liga title, but Barcelona and the greatest player in the world, Lionel Messi, are making him worry and fear that this might never happen.

Mourinho has now moved on to manage Chelsea while Guardiola has taken over the coaching duties at Bayern Munich. There’s talk that Guardiola might end up coaching Manchester City, so the two friends could be facing off against one another once again.

Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola both probably just want to focus on coaching their football teams though.

However, they’re the two men who have shaped Spanish football in the last few years. Really, they have shaped and changed world football / soccer.

Judged for so long for his record against Guardiola, it seems Mourinho has had enough.