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Top 5 players with the most goals under Jose Mourinho

Top 5 players with the most goals under Jose Mourinho
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1. Cristiano Ronaldo – 168 goals

LA CORUNA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 23: Head coach Jose Mourinho (L) of Real Madrid CF gives instructions to Cristiano Ronaldo (2ndl) on the desk during the La Liga match between RC Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid CF at Riazor Stadium on February 23, 2013 in La Coruna, Spain. (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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Putting the Special One and CR7 together can only lead to one thing – silverware.

Jose Mourinho’s appointment as Real Madrid manager in 2010 certainly set pulses racing. Everyone was keen to see if the Mou-CR7 combo could knock Lionel Messi and Pep Guardiola off their perch in La Liga.

And while Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t like Mourinho’s ultra-defensive tactics, he still bagged an incredible 168 goals in 164 games.

The pair won La Liga, the Copa del Rey and Spanish supercup together.

Bust-ups did occasionally occur, though. Emmanuel Adebayor once recalled how Mourinho ‘killed’ Ronaldo after scoring a hat-trick.

So there you have it, the five Mourinho players with the most goals!