24 July 2019, 05h12
The first moment of joy for the several hundred people who filled Sport Newark and Benfica was the arrival of Luisão to the dinner that took place under the motto: “O jantar dos Campeões (Dinner of Champions)”. The former center-back of the Club, accompanied by the vice-presidents Domingos Almeida Lima and Alcino António, was always available with a smile to greet, take photographs or give autographs.
Text: Marco Rebelo
Photos: João Paulo Trindade / SL Benfica
Lucas Veríssimo: Player of the month in the Liga Bwin
The defender of SL Benfica received 16% of the votes from the coaches.
Golden Boy: Gonçalo Ramos entre 40 candidatos
Otamendi in the Champions League team of the week - Matchday 1
Duels won(6),interceptions (4), clearances (6), tackles (2), blocked shots (1), passing accuracy (91%) and accurate long balls (5 in 6): with these figures and other parameters, the center-back Otamendi was elected "Man of The Match" in Kiev and was chosen by UEFA for the team of the week in Matchday 1 of the Champions League 2021/22.
Lucas Veríssimo: the defender of the month