In 2015, Benfica was ranked by Deloitte as the twenty-sixth richest football club, with an annual revenue of €126 million, and by Brand Finance as the fortieth most valuable football brand, valued at €85 million. In 2016, Benfica reported total assets of €416 million, an increase of 14.2%, and total liabilities of €495 million, an increase of 6.1%.
Their pitch is Estádio Francisco Lázaro, on Rua Olivério Serpa, in the parish of Benfica in Lisbon. It is named in honor of the Portuguese athlete, Francisco Lázaro, who died while running in the marathon at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.
Futebol Benfica is an independent club without any affiliation or connection with the better-known Sport Lisboa e Benfica, a neighboring club of much larger dimensions.
O Benfica, V. Setúbal e os ingleses do Derby County vão participar na Algarve Football Cup que se disputará no Estádio do Algarve entre os dias 14, 15 e 16 de julho.
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Benfica holds the European record for the most consecutive wins in domestic league (29), between 1971–72 and 1972–73, as well as the record for the longest unbeaten run in domestic league (56 matches), from 24 October 1976 to 1 September 1978.
O primeiro encontro colocará frente a frente o Benfica e o V. Setúbal, o segundo a equipa sadina e o Derby County e o terceiro será entre o Benfica e a formação inglesa.
Foi exatamente através desse flanco que surgiu o primeiro golo dos 'encarnados', aos 16 minutos, com uma bola que sobrou para Nelson Semedo, à entrada da área, assinar um remate imparável para o guardião inglês.
A UEFA category four stadium, the current Estádio da Luz hosted several matches of the UEFA Euro 2004, including the final. On 20 March 2012, the stadium was designated the venue for the 2014 UEFA Champions League Final, which was played on 24 May. The stadium was built with a full seating capacity of 65,647 but it currently has 64,642 seats.
Clube Futebol Benfica (Portuguese pronunciation: [bɐ̃ȷ̃ˈfikɐ]), commonly known as Futebol Benfica, or simply as Fófó, is a Portuguese sports club based in the Benfica neighborhood of Lisbon. The club was founded on 23 March 1933; however, the origins of the club can be traced back to 1895. Futebol Benfica is mostly known for its men's football, women's football, field hockey and roller hockey teams.
O campeão nacional justificou plenamente a vitória e o primeiro troféu da época, mostrando consistência e intensidade no seu terceiro teste da pré-temporada, perante uma equipa do segundo escalão inglês que não deu trabalho a Paulo Lopes.
The Museu Benfica – Cosme Damião, located near the stadium, was inaugurated on 26 July 2013 and opened to the public on 29 July. It was considered the Best Portuguese Museum of 2014 by the Portuguese Association of Museology.
The club has 3,500 members and approximately 1150 athletes distributed through various sports, including football, women's football, athletics, field hockey, indoor hockey, gymnastics and swimming.
Benfica's crest is composed of an eagle (as a symbol of independence, authority and nobility), positioned atop the shield with the colours red and white (symbolising bravery and peace respectively); the motto "E pluribus unum" ("Out of many, one" – defining union between all members); and the club's initials ("SLB") over a football; everything superimposed on a bicycle wheel (representing one of the first sports in the club, cycling).
Face ao "nulo" com o Vitória de Setúbal, na quinta-feira, o técnico Rui Vitória fez quatro mudanças, chamando Lisandro, André Almeida, André Horta e Cervi para os lugares de Luisão, Grimaldo, João Teixeira e Pizzi, mas mantendo o esquema de sempre (4-4-2).
Clube de Futebol Benfica Feminino is a Portuguese women's football team from Lisbon. It is the women's section of CF Benfica.
The existence stretches back to around 1895, as the sports division of a philharmonic society in the parish of Benfica in Lisbon, adopting the name "Foot-Ball de Bemfica" in 1911. It was reorganized as an autonomous club on 23 March 1933. Futebol Benfica has won several national titles, principally in roller hockey and field hockey.
In the 2015-16 season Futebol Benfica made its Champions League debut. Despite winning two out of its three games, Futebol Benfica was eliminated in the qualifying round.
The women's football team plays in the national top league, the Campeonato Nacional. Both teams play at the Estádio Francisco Lázaro, where they have been playing ever since the establishment of the club. The home colours are red and black.
During the 1950s, Benfica won three Primeira Liga (1949–50, 1954–55, 1956–57 – they were champions in 1955 but Sporting played the 1955–56 European Cup instead) and six Taça de Portugal (1951, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959), achieving the second double in 1955 and the third one in 1957. In addition to these successes, Benfica was able to end the decade with the basic foundations in place, enabling its team to enter the 1960s as one of the best in European football.
Os dois treinadores fizeram 17 substituições ao intervalo, trazendo equipas completamente diferentes, mas o campeão português voltou a entrar melhor, chegando ao segundo golo aos 54 minutos, num cabeceamento de Rui Fonte, após cruzamento da esquerda de Pizzi.
Futebol Benfica already played in the top Portuguese level in the 1990s. In the 2010-11 season it returned to the category. Though that same season it reached the Cup final, initially it struggled to avoid relegation. But in the 2013-14 season Futebol Benfica rose to the top positions. The next year, 2014-15, Futebol Benfica won both the championship and the cup. Futebol Benfica repeated the feat in 2015-16, winning both the championship and cup again.
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Sport Lisboa e Benfica (Portuguese pronunciation: [spɔɾ liʒˈboɐ i bɐ̃ȷ̃ˈfikɐ]), commonly known as Benfica, is a Portuguese sports club based in Lisbon, Portugal. It is best known for the professional football team playing in the Primeira Liga, the top flight of Portuguese football. Benfica are the current Portuguese champions, having won three consecutive league titles.
In the 2011–12 season, Futebol Benfica men's football team was promoted to the Second Division of the Portuguese football after winning the E series of the Third Division, having achieved one of the best results in recent years.
On 9 November 2006, Benfica set the Guinness World Record for "the most widely supported football club" with 160,398 paid-up members. In 2014, according to a study by Movimento por um Futebol Melhor, Benfica had 270,000 members and was the biggest club in the world in membership terms. On 31 March 2015, Benfica reported to have 246,401 members. In August 2015, after a scheduled renumbering by the club, the number decreased to 156,916.
The Derby de Lisboa is the most important football derby in Portugal, and is played between the Lisbon-based teams of Benfica and Sporting, for over a century. It is followed in Europe, Africa and the Americas.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Futebol, SAD (a public limited company) was created by João Vale e Azevedo on 10 February 2000 with an initial equity of €75 million. There were five major reasons for creating an autonomous entity to manage the professional football team:
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O domínio do Benfica foi intenso durante toda a primeira parte, com quase todos os jogadores envolvidos na manobra atacante, quer através de jogo interior quer através de jogo exterior, especialmente pela ala direita.
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In the 1965–66 European Cup, Benfica scored 18 goals against Stade Dudelange and achieved the highest goal margin on aggregate in European Cup and their biggest win in UEFA competitions. In the UEFA Europa League, Benfica was the first club to reach two finals consecutively, the latter without defeat. As of the 2015–16 season, Benfica have 35 appearances in UEFA Champions League and 19 appearances in UEFA Europa League.
Pouco depois, aos 63, André Almeida, num espetacular remate de pé direito, aumentou a vantagem para o Benfica, que descansou até final e ainda marcou, no último minuto, por Salvio, a passe do sérvio Zivkovic, o último reforço a estrear-se nesta pré-época.
In the 2014–15 season, Futebol Benfica's women's football team won both the Portuguese national women's football league and the Portuguese women's football cup, and went on to also take the first women's supercup. It won both the national championship and cup again in 2015–16.
O Benfica continuou pressionante e desperdiçou mais ocasiões até ao intervalo, nomeadamente por Nelson Semedo (27), hoje mais desinibido do que no jogo com os setubalenses, e Gonçalo Guedes (42 e 44).
The men's football team competes in the Regional league. Previously it competed in the newly created Campeonato Nacional de Seniores, a competition created in 2013 after the merging of the Second and Third Divisions (third and fourth tiers of the Portuguese football league system).