Performance records of Benfica football club

by on April 13, 2011
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Portuguese football club Benfica

Benfica football club is not only one of the most successful clubs ever that has come out of Portugal, but they have won a number of accolades in Europe which make them somewhat legendary within the world of club football. Benfica football club is one of the most popular football clubs from Portuguese football league.

They have won a record number of Portuguese national league titles with a total of 32 trophies to date. To their credit, Benfica FC have 24 ‘cup of Portugal’ titles as well along with 2 league cups both of which are a national record as well. The Portuguese Super Cup is another favorite hunting ground for this legendary club as they have bagged 4 titles and have been the runners up on 11 different occasions.

Benfica football club have a supreme record in Europe as well and one is amazed with the consistency with which they have performed although their league has seldom drawn in a lot of money. They have won the UEFA Champions league which was formerly known as the UEFA Cup twice and have been runners up five times.  The club were runners up in the UEFA Cup once as well along with a few victories in the other lesser known European and international titles.

Profile of Benfica football club

by on April 13, 2011
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European football club Benfica_logo

Based in Lisbon, Portugal, Sport Lisboa e Benfica better known as Benfica are a multi sport club which was formed back in 1904. The club has a rich sporting history with over 18000 trophies in various sports making it one of the most decorated sporting ventures in the world.

Benfica football club is an arm of the Benfica sports club and is one of the best known Portuguese football teams known as a part of the big three in Portugal. The club plays it’s home football at Estadio Da Luz with a capacity exceeding 65,000. The home kit is red and white whereas the away kit is a nice mixture of beige and blue.

Benfica football club has been dominant on the local football scene ever since it was formed and has been a source of some great talent for the world of football. They got immense success in Europe and nationally since they took the bull by it’s horns and broke the amazing run of European form by Real Madrid FC. The club faced dark times in the middle of 1990s when it went through serious financial troubles since they had done a lot of buying and the squad soared to over 30 players with debts accumulating on the side. They did not manage a lot of success up until 2003 but ever since then have been going through a rebuilding phase whereby they are trying to regain their status as a dominant European club.