By Mollie Mansfield
A Jose Mourinho obsessed gran has dedicated her Valentines’ Day to the football manager – by getting her 35th tattoo of him down her arm.
Vivien Bodycote, 60, is covered from head-to-toe in over 35 portraits of her favourite football star.
So for Valentine’s Day this year, Viv thought it was only right to get another tattoo dedicated to her ‘one true love’.
The tattoo shows a side profile of the Manchester United boss’ face in a red love heart, which is situated on her left shoulder.
And despite being married to husband Tony, 78, the gran-of-four admits that she would ditch her husband to be with Mourinho.
Tony is so supportive of Viv’s obsession that he spent £140 on her most recent tattoo as a Valentines present for his wife.
Viv, from Hinckley, Leicestershire, said: “I decided to dedicate my Valentine’s Day to Jose because I simply love him.
“It was a present for Valentine’s Day from my husband, so that I could spend the day with Jose as well as him.
“Tony and I are planning on taking my full size Jose mannequin out for dinner to celebrate our Valentine’s Day.
“My body is almost fully covered with Jose tattoos, but I won’t stop until there’s no space left!
“He gives me the hots, so why wouldn’t I have him all over my body?”
Viv has been getting tattoos of football manager, Jose Mourinho, for the past two years and her collection has continued to grow.
After falling for his looks, Viv decided to get the manager inked onto her body to show her support when others disregarded him.
Alongside her Valentine’s Day tattoo, Viv also has Jose tattoos in the style of Father Christmas, Fifty Shades of Grey and, her favourite, the Godfather.
However, despite her commitment, Viv has never seen Jose in the flesh.
She added: “I would die if I saw him in person.
“But although I have never met him, or been face-to-face with him, I always make sure I’m watching him on the TV.
“As soon as Jose is on, I make sure there’s no visitors or phone calls and I am invested for the full 90 minutes.
“It doesn’t matter which team he is managing, wherever he goes, I go. I supported Chelsea when he was their manager, but now I’m a big Man Utd fan.
“And despite him getting stick at the moment for his managerial skills, I always back him whatever he does.”
Alongside her tattoos, Viv also dedicates her day-to-day life to Jose by covering her house in his memorabilia and her lifestyle around him.
Viv said: “I look at photos of him every day and always keep up to date with what he’s doing.
“I’ve got Jose Mourinho wallpaper around my house, my dog is the same as his, and my tortoise is named after him.
“I even wear special t-shirts that I’ve made and have a life-size mannequin of him in the house.
“I’ve also started writing poetry about him, to let him know that he is loved and supported regardless of what other people say.
“My life has been encompassed by Jose, but I wouldn’t have it any other way!”