Football stars attend wedding of super agent

Jorge Mendes tied the knot with his girlfriend Sandra Barbosa at a glamorous ceremony in Foz do Douro

 

A host of football stars led by Real  Madrid stars Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez attended the nuptials of their agent Jorge Mendes.

The agent tied the knot with his girlfriend Sandra Barbosa at a glamorous ceremony in Foz do Douro, Portugal on Sunday, August 3.

Ronaldo was the best man of his agent Mendes at the wedding which was also attended by Real Madrid president Florentino PerezFabio Coentrao,Pepe, former Barcelona playmaker Deco, Jose Bosingwa and former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

Mendes has brokered more than £1billion of transfer deals and his star studded client base include Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho and  David de Gea, Diego Costa, Radamel Falcao, Angel di Maria and a slew of other world stars.

Mendes began as a footballer but was forced to abandon his hopes of a professional career after being rejected by a number of Portuguese clubs when he was in his early 20s.

He ran a video rental store, worked as a DJ opened a bar and nightclub before he stepped into the world of football management.

Mr Mendes and Sandra Barbosa have three children and they have been in a civil partnership since 2005.

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