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Benfica factfile ahead of Europa League final

14 May 2013 00:17:00

Benfica factfile ahead of Europa League final

Factfile on Benfica, who face Chelsea in the 2012-13 Europa League final in Amsterdam on Wednesday:

Name: Sport Lisboa e Benfica

Founded: 1904

Stadium: Estadio da Luz, Lisbon, Portugal (capacity 65,647)

Nickname: As Aguias (The Eagles), Encarnados (The Reds)

Colours: red shirts, white shorts, red socks

Division: Portuguese Primeira Liga

President: Luis Filipe Vieira (POR)

Director of football: Antonio Carraca (POR)

Manager: Jorge Jesus (POR)

Assistant manager: Raul Jose (POR)

Captain: Luisao (BRA)

Major honours:

Primeira Liga (32): 1935-36, 1936-37, 1937-38, 1941-42, 1942-43, 1944-45, 1949-50, 1954-55, 1956-57, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1970-71, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1980-81, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1986-87, 1988-89, 1990-91, 1993-94, 2004-05, 2009-10

Taca de Portugal (24): 1939-40, 1942-43, 1943-44, 1948-49, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1954-55, 1956-57, 1958-59, 1961-62, 1963-64, 1968-69, 1969-70, 1971-72, 1979-80, 1980-81, 1982-83, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87, 1992-93, 1995-96, 2003-04

Taca da Liga (4): 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12

Supertaca de Portugal (4): 1980, 1985, 1989, 2005

European Cup/Champions League (2): 1960-61, 1961-62

Most appearances:

Nene (POR): 802

Most goals:

Eusebio (POR): 638


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