F.C. Porto facts for kids
|Full name||Futebol Clube do Porto|
Azuis e brancos
|Ground||Estádio do Dragão,
|Chairman||Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa|
Futebol Clube do Porto (pron. IPA: [futɨ'bɔɫ 'klub(ɨ) du 'poɾtu]) – short: FC Porto or FCP – is a Portuguese sports club best known for its football team. It was created in Porto in 1893. It holds the best International record by a Portuguese team (7 international titles), having won the European Cup and the Intercontinental Cup twice each. In 2003, it brought Portugal's first UEFA Cup and in 1987 it brought Portugal's first UEFA Supercup. Domestically they hold the best record of five titles in a row, having won the Portuguese Liga 26 times, the Portuguese Cup 16 times and Portuguese Supercup 18 times.
It was founded in the northern city of Porto on September 28, 1893, by wine-salesman António Nicolau d'Almeida who had his first contact with the game of football on one of his trips to England. The club was revived in 1906 by José Monteiro da Costa.
- Liga Portuguesa: 26
- Taça de Portugal: 16
- Supertaça Portuguesa: 19
- UEFA Champions League: 2
- UEFA Europa League: 2
- European Super Cup: 1
- Intercontinental Cup: 2
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Rabah Madjer (pictured in 1982) was a key figure in Porto's 1987 European Cup Final victory.
Bobby Robson won the first two of Porto's record five consecutive league titles.
José Mourinho led Porto to consecutive UEFA Cup and UEFA Champions League titles.
Radamel Falcao holds the club record for top goalscorer in European competitions.
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