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Primeira Liga winners list

Primeira Liga is the top competition in Portugal. With the football API from Sportmonks, you can access all the Primeira Liga winner data you need.

With our API, you can provide your users with a list of Primeira Liga winners. The Primeira Liga is seen as one of the biggest competitions in Europe, with star players like Cristiano Ronaldo having played in the competition.

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Statistics of Primeira Liga winners

Only 5 teams have become Primeira Liga winners since its inception in 1934: Benfica, Sporting, Porto, Belenenses and Boavista.

The Primeira Liga has been won by a non-Portuguese manager only once, with Frenchman Guy Roux leading Boavista to the title in 2000-01, this makes him the only foreign manager to become a Primeira Liga winner

The most significant winning margin in a single season of the Primeira Liga was achieved by Benfica in the 1972-73 season when they finished 18 points clear of the second-placed team.



In the 2019-20 season, Porto won the Primeira Liga with just 17 wins, the fewest wins by a champion team in a 34-game season.

The team that has become a Primeira Liga winner the most times is Benfica, winning it 37 times.

Porto has won the Primeira Liga in six consecutive seasons, from 1994-95 to 1999-2000, No other team have been a Primeira Liga winner for this many consecutive years

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All Primeira Liga winners per year

2021-22: Sporting CP

2020-21: Sporting CP

2019-20: FC Porto

2018-19: SL Benfica

2017-18: FC Porto

2016-17: SL Benfica

2015-16: SL Benfica

2014-15: SL Benfica

2013-14: SL Benfica

2012-13: FC Porto



2011-12: FC Porto

2010-11: FC Porto

2009-10: SL Benfica

2008-09: FC Porto

2007-08: FC Porto

2006-07: FC Porto

2005-06: FC Porto

2004-05: SL Benfica

2003-04: FC Porto

2002-03: FC Porto