Former stars
Paulo Sousa (1989), Joao Vieira Pinto (1989 and 1991), Fernando Couto (1989), Luis Figo (1991), Peixe (1991), Rui Costa (1991), Abel Xavier (1991), Nuno Gomes (1995), Simao Sabrosa (1999), Fabio Coentrao (2007), Rui Patricio (2007).

Key players
Roderick (defender), Cedric (defender), Danilo (midfielder), Sana (midfielder), Sergio Oliveira (midfielder), Nelson Oliveira (forward).

The numbers game
4
– The number of penalties needed to win one of the most memorable games in Portuguese football history. After the final of the Portugal 1991 edition of the FIFA U-20 World Cup had ended goalless after extra time between the hosts and Brazil, 120,000 fans packing Lisbon's Estadio da Luz roared the home side to victory 4-2 on penalties, with Rui Costa netting the decisive spot-kick.