In football, players from all over the world play for teams that are diverse and multilingual. Communication is important and requires effort from all sides.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly making the effort to learn Korean to better communicate with star striker Son Hueng-Min.
The manager was quoted in The Sun saying, “It’s respectful to the culture of the club to speak the language of the individuals in it. With the players, I jump into their language – which is why I am learning Korean.”
Mourinho is reported to speak six languages – Portuguese, Spanish, Catalan, English, French and Italian.
Regardless of your opinion on football, we can all agree that this level of dedication is incredibly impressive!