(WATCH): Jose Mourinho sends special message to lifelong Chelsea fan on his 100th birthday

Classy Mourinho sends heart-melting message to lifelong Chelsea fan |Photo Credit: X/@SkySportsPL

(WATCH): Jose Mourinho sends special message to lifelong Chelsea fan on his 100th birthday

Hassan Abdulsalam 16:34 - 01.04.2024

One Chelsea supporter had a memorable birthday, thanks to the 'special one' surprising him on his milestone celebration

Former Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has put smiles on the face of a lifelong supporter of the Stamford Bridge Club.

The ex-Roma and Manchester United boss sent a heartwarming message to Blues supporter, Alf Wells, on the occasion of his 100th birthday.

Centenarian Chelsea fan receives special birthday surprise

Chelsea superfan Alf Wells celebrated his 100th birthday in an unforgettable way thanks to his favourite manager.

The super fan, who served as the station master at Newbury railway station, was treated to a first-class train journey organised by his neighbour Wendy Sneddon, Chelsea FC, and Great Western Railway.  

He was also given a ticket to witness the Blues' 2-2 draw against Burnley. Adding to the heartwarming celebration, Sky Sports interviewed Alf Wells before the match, where he proudly named Jose Mourinho as his all-time favourite Chelsea manager.

In a video message, Jose Mourinho who labelled himself 'the special one' wished Alf Wells a happy birthday. 

"Alf, what an honour to be wishing you a happy birthday," Mourinho said.

He continued, "100 is absolutely magnificent and to go to football... to your passion is something incredible. Many kisses, full of respect." 

Alf Wells was also given a replica Chelsea shirt bearing his name to commemorate the experience.