S.L. Benfica

Portuguese association football team
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Sport Lisboa e Benfica, simply known as Benfica or SLB, is a professional football team from Portugal. It is based in the capital city of Portugal, Lisbon. The team plays their home games at Estádio da Luz.

S.L. Benfica
Full nameSport Lisboa e Benfica
Founded28 February 1904
GroundEstádio da Luz
Lisbon, Portugal
Ground Capacity65,647
ChairmanLuís Filipe Vieira
ManagerBruno Lage
LeaguePrimeira Liga
2018/19Primeira Liga, 1st

Benfica has won 37 Portuguese Leagues, 29 Portuguese Cups, 7 League Cups, 8 Portuguese Supercups and 2 UEFA Champions League titles. They also reached 5 Champions League finals, 3 Europa League finals and 2 Intercontinental Cup finals. They are the most successful team in the Primeira Liga and its fanbase is the biggest in Portugal, being traditionally very popular among workclass Lisbon suburbs and around the world among the portuguese diaspora, especially in its ex-colonies.