Fernando Martins

29/05/1981 - 27/03/1987

The stadium third “ring” for 120 thousand people

An expansive “Benfiquista” mandate, with the stadium capacity extension to 120 thousand people.
Before being a president, he had an intense associative activity, in commissions connected to the patrimony. The stadium, with the third “ring” execution (1985), became the biggest one in Europe and the third one in the world (120 thousand seats). Under the control of the Swedish Manager Eriksson, the football team became twice in a row National Champions (1983 and 1984) and also went to the top of Europe, playing in 1983 the UEFA Cup final. During his administration good revenues were obtained, as well as the advertisement on the football team shirts (1984/85). He was “Águia de Ouro” (1984).

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