Benfica is the second soccer club that won the champion of UEFA Champions League in history. The club is also called the eagle which symbolizes independence, authority and nobility, and the club specially raises an eagle as its mascot. Founded on 28 February 1904, Benfica is one of the Big Three clubs in Portugal, along with its long-standing rivals Sporting CP and Porto.
The club received glorious record in the past century. It has the most soccer fans in Portugal and the most members in Super Liga. Almost, there is a “Home of Benfica” in every city of Portugal. Moreover, the club has many fans all over the world. On November 10th of 2006, Benfica was confirmed as the soccer club with the most paying members-160,392 globally and it was included in the Guinness Book of Records. In 2010, with the 32nd champions League title, its number of paying members was up to 218,216, a record high.
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