Mission and Objectives
Sporting Clube de Portugal is one of the 'big three' of Portuguese sports clubs, but is well ahead of the rest of the pack in terms of honours won and is by far the most successful national sports club: boasting more than 14 thousand titles, 22 European Cups, 109 Olympic athletes (8 medals) and a series of national, European and world records that still stand today.
At the time of the Club's foundation, in 1906, its main founder, José Alvalade, uttered the famous words ‘We want Sporting to be a big Club, as big as the biggest in Europe’. His ambition is something that is always been present at the Club throughout its century of existence and is a constant point of reference on the horizon of every Sporting fan, which is reflected by the Club's exceptional athletes and teams.
With 3.5 million fans spread across the world, more than 100 thousand members and almost 11 thousand athletes that practice sports on a daily basis while proudly wearing the Club's symbol close to their heart, Sporting Clube de Portugal is a true presence on the global scale; represented by more than 400 Delegations that span the 5 continents (it is the only national club to have such a universal presence).