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Mourinho: I'm obliged to serve Real, Portugal I would assume if I were free17-09-2010
Jose Mourinho has ruled out to take the national team of Portugal for the qualification matches for Euro 2012 next month. The news was announced by the Portuguese specialist who is currently head of Real Madrid.
"Because of my personal honor and because of my passion for Portugal can not say no, but I can not say, 'yes'. I would agree if I were free, but not so now I am obliged to serve the club yet. I feel that Real Madrid would accept such a negative my step. From the club have the right to stop me not to take the job. We can not have the consent of the Real Madrid. To me this issue is already closed, "said Mourinho.
Portuguese Football Federation came into contact with Jose Mourinho and he questioned whether he can lead the national team in European qualifiers against Denmark on October 8 and against Iceland four days later.
Portuguese coach Carlos Queiroz team was fired this month. Specialist a penalty of six months not to practice her profession because of insulting anti-doping agents.
In their first qualifying matches for Euro 2012 Portugal drew 4:4 at home to Cyprus and lost 0:1 away against Norway.
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