Marriage of former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho believed to be crashing

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Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has always been a man keen on family and love.

He has previously portrayed himself as a devoted family man, saying: the “most important thing [in my life] is my family and being a good father”.

It is now alleged that Mourinho’s marriage with childhood sweetheart Matilde Faria, 54, is on the verge of breaking, with Mourinho having been spotted without his wedding ring.

Mourinho usually wears his wedding ring whether on TV or on the touchline, but the former Chelsea boss was not wearing the ring in the Sky Sports studio for the Liverpool-Man City match on Sunday.

The Sun claims it is the second time in a month he has not worn the ring.

According to The Sun, last month – on October 10 – he was pictured walking close to his home in Chelsea without the ring.

Mourinho made headlines last year after The Sun revealed how he enjoyed a secret friendship with a blonde 14 years his junior.

The 56-year-old who has been without a job since being sacked by Manchester United was also missing from a family photo earlier this month as his daughter Matilde celebrated her 23rd birthday with her mum and brother Jose Jnr, 19, on a trip to see Niagara Falls.

The former Real Madrid and Chelsea boss has not been pictured out with his wife since they were seen visiting a London restaurant in February.

Jose has since been working as a pundit for Sky Sports, and a representative of the Portuguese manager said he forgot to wear his ring by mistake and “everything is fine” in his marriage with Matilde Faria, 54.

The representative said: “Everything is absolutely fine.

“Jose woke up very early on Sunday morning and simply forgot his ring and his watch when he left his house at 7am to go to cover the game.

“It was just simple inadvertency.”

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