28/09/1893 Portuguese giants Porto are founded by a local wine merchant
FC Porto - Since 1893
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The club was founded in 1893 as Foot-Ball Club do Porto by António Nicolau de Almeida, a local port wine merchant and avid sportsman, who became fascinated with football during his trips to England. Porto played its first matches with other Portuguese clubs, including one against Lisbon's Foot-Ball Club Lisbonense in 1894.
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