F.C. Porto

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F.C. Porto
Full name Futebol Clube do Porto
Nickname(s) Dragões
Azuis e brancos
Tripeiros
Founded 1893
Ground Estádio do Dragão,
Porto, Portugal
(capacity: 52,000)
Chairman Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa
Manager Vítor Pereira
League Portuguese Liga

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.

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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.

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