The tone, the vivacity and the joy of the shirts colour, the eagle as a symbol of its independence, authority and nobility,a bicycle wheel represents Cycling as one of the first club sports, the football and the Union and combined strength buzzword - E Pluribus Unum (All for one). Here we have our symbol a real trail in Portugal and the world.
Sport Lisboa’s emblem
Founded in 28/02/1904 and together with Grupo Sport Benfica, brought Sport Lisboa e Benfica to life.
Grupo Sport Benfica’s emblem
Founded in 26/07/1906 and together with Sport Lisboa, brougth Sport Lisboa e Benfica to life.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica’s emblem between 1908 and 1930
This symbol comes as a result of the union between Sport Lisboa and the Sport Benfica’s group, plus the addition of a bicycle wheel to Sport Lisboa’s emblem.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica’s emblem between 1930 and 1999
Over the time, the emblem has suffered a few changes and some stylistic readjustments but, since 1930, the emblem remains with the current shape. In 1999 it is slightly changed, respecting, nevertheless, its original lines. By that time, a reposition was made to the eagle.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica’s symbol since 1999
The current symbol comes as a result of the overlap of two emblems and not as a fusion with the creation of a new symbol. The emblem has got a very powerful and symbolic composition:
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