Founded on 28 February 1904, Benfica is one of the "Três Grandes" football clubs in Portugal. Benfica is the most widely supported football club and the twenty-sixth richest football club in terms of revenue, with an annual turnover of €109.2 million. The motto of the club is "E pluribus unum" and the official anthem is "Ser Benfiquista". Benfica team is referred to as "Águias" or "Encarnados", while the supporters are called "Benfiquistas".
Domestically, Benfica has won a record of 32 Primeira Liga titles, a record of 24 Taça de Portugal, a record of 9 Doubles, a record of 4 Taça da Liga, 3 Campeonato de Portugal and 4 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira. Benfica was the first club in the history of the Primeira Liga to have completed an entire 30 game season unbeaten, in 1972–73—achieving the largest difference ever between champions and runners-up in a 2 points per win system—and was also the first to do it twice, in 1977–78. Benfica holds the Portuguese record of 56 games without a defeat in domestic league, between 1976–77 and 1978–79. Benfica is the most successful club in Portuguese competitions with 67 titles, having 69 titles overall, and it is the only club to have won all the domestic competitions.
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