The Porto team has two trophies of the highest continental competition, one of them from when it was known as the European Cup.
The dragons team has two trophies from the highest continental competition, one of them from when it was known as the European Cup.
The Porto it is one of the two Portuguese clubs – the other is Benfica – that can boast of having two Champions League in the showcases of its museum. In addition, the blue and white entity has been able to win both trophies in the only two finals they have played.
The two titles for FC Porto were achieved in the 1986-87 and 2003-04 seasons.
The last time Porto lifted their ears was on May 26, 2004 in the German city of Gelsenkirchen, where they beat Monaco 3-0 in the final. The coach of the Portuguese team was the famous today Jose Mourinho, while the last world champion coach, Didier Deschamps, sat on the rival bench.
You have to travel back 17 years in time to place the occasion on which the dragons debuted as European Cup champions. It happened on May 27, 1987 and the setting was the Praterstadion in Vienna, Austria. Two goals at the end of the match by Porte de Artur Jorge managed to counteract the initial goal of the Bayern Munich by Udo Lattek. That 1987 remained forever as the year in which those from the north of Portugal began to treasure international titles until reaching the 7 they have today.
Porto share the ninth position in the historical standings of the Champions League winners together with Juventus of Turin, Benfica of Lisbon and English Nottingham Forest, all of them with two trophies.