Eusébio da Silva Ferreira wasn't just a Portuguese football player; he was a sports symbol during a nearly 25-year-long career. He had many names on the field: Black panther, Black pearl or just King - but an unmistakable style.
What a blast! In 2019, thousands of sportsmen and women coming from 100+ countries moved with us in numerous sports modalities across training camps, sports tours, tournaments and corporate events alike.
This is, undoubtfully, our biggest year to date. As we prepare an even bigger and more awesome 2020, let's take a moment to remember a few of this year's highlights.
Few rugby fans worldwide are unaware of Move Sports, even less so of Portugal Rugby Youth Festival: just ask the 3000 boys and girls from 118 teams coming from all around the globe that competed in PRYF's 11th edition, last April.
The first-ever European Touch Senior Cup on Portuguese soil took place this past October 11-12, at the Lisbon University Stadium. The 200+ male and female players were greeted by the famous and fabulous Lisbon sunny autumn weather, with temperatures north of 20º on both tournament days.
“In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October”, once said the Scottish poet Alexander Smith. That was the feeling amongst the Irish, Chinese, Finnish and Swedish teams that came to Lisbon for a football, rugby and field hockey sports tour, or otherwise to participate in the 3rd edition of our amazing youth football tournament, LFYC.
Beijing Dongcheng U15 girls' team spent a week in Lisbon for the football tour of their lives! Not only did they get the chance to play a handful of football matches against numerous international opponents, enhancing their skills and experience, but they also got to appreciate our fair capital, Lisbon.