Barcelona's La Masia is soccer's most famous academy, but Benfica is really where many of the game's greats grow up before joining elite teams.
Portuguese referee Luis Godinho and his family have received death threats after he sent off two Porto players in a 1-1 draw at Braga.
Manchester United's Europa League match against Real Sociedad has been switched to Juventus' stadium while Arsenal will play Benfica in Rome.
FC Alverca's Alex Apolinario has died in hospital, four days after collapsing on the pitch during a game in Portugal.
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored the 750th goal of his career, reaching the milestone with a tap-in in Juventus' match aganst Dynamo Kiev.
Nicolas Otamendi has apologised to Benfica fans for mistakes he has made on the pitch since his arrival in the summer from Manchester City.
Barcelona's interest in Benfica striker Darwin Nunez has intensified, in their search for a replacement for Luis Suarez, sources have told ESPN.
Benfica boss Jorge Jesus has called Manchester City's Bernardo Silva "ungrateful" after the player claimed the club need a new president.
Ex-Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has said Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho was one of the first people to call him after his heart attack.
Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Alex Telles from Porto on transfer deadline day.
Manchester United are set to sign Edinson Cavani and Alex Telles before the transfer window closes, sources have told ESPN.
Tottenham Hotspur have completed a loan move for Benfica striker Carlos Vinicius, the club announced on Friday.
Jose Mourinho has been desperate to bolster his attacking options and provide cover for Harry Kane, the club's only out-and-out striker.
Ruben Dias has joined Manchester City from Benfica in a deal worth €68 million plus add ons.
Manchester City have agreed a deal to sign Benfica defender Ruben Dias while Nicolas Otamendi will join the Portuguese club in a separate transfer.
Manchester City have been given permission to speak to Dias about a deal that could see Nicolas Otamendi join Benfica.
Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon have renamed their academy in honour of their most famous academy graduate, Cristiano Ronaldo.
FC Dallas announced the transfer of Reggie Cannon to Portugal's Boavista FC on Wednesday.
Central Coast Mariners teenager Sam Silvera has left the A-League club after completing a move to Portuguese top-flight side Pacos de Ferreira.
Wolverhampton Wanderers have smashed their club record transfer fee to sign Portuguese teenager Fabio Silva from Porto.
Mexico international Jesus "Tecatito" Corona was named the Portuguese league's MVP for the 2019-20 season.
Portimonense SC, who finished near the bottom of the Primeira Liga last season, is looking to bolster their ranks with JDT forward Safawi Rasid.
As well as Andreas Pereira, United will listen to offers for Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, Marcos Rojo and Joel Pereira.
Casillas won the Champions League three times with Madrid as well as the World Cup and two European Championships with Spain.
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