Dictators

José Mourinho’s Totalitarian Football

Charming, cunning, graceless, secretive, suspicious, supercilious, loyal, irritable, charismatic, pragmatic, enigmatic, melodramatic, undiplomatic, practically any “-matic”: Has any figure ever polarized soccer fans more than José Mourinho? illustration by Paine Proffitt   A protean figure, absorbing whatever traits are projected onto him, Mourinho seems, at times, not so much a person as a flow of …