Futebol Clube do Porto, often referred to simply as FC Porto, is a football institution deeply ingrained in the rich tapestry of Portuguese football history. Established in 1893, FC Porto boasts a storied legacy characterized by excellence and a steadfast commitment to nurturing emerging talent. At the heart of this commitment is the renowned Dragon Force Program, an integral part of the club’s mission to shape the future of football.
The Dragon Force Program serves as a beacon for young talents, drawing aspiring footballers from across the globe to its comprehensive football development curriculum. This program provides access to world-class training facilities, expert coaching staff, and a culture of discipline, teamwork, and sportsmanship that sets the foundation for lifelong success.
Within the annals of the Dragon Force Program, the club’s rich history is etched with the names of famous footballers who once graced its ranks. Legendary figures like Deco, André Villas-Boas, and Ricardo Quaresma honed their skills in the nurturing environment of the Dragon Force Program, leaving an indelible mark on the world of football.
As we delve into the legacy of Futebol Clube do Porto and the Dragon Force Program, we uncover a world where young aspirations take flight, where potential is realized, and where the future of football excellence continues to flourish.
Soccer isn’t just a game at P D B Soccer; it’s an all-consuming passion that ignites our drive for excellence both on and off the field. As the proud home of Porto, one of the most decorated Portuguese teams, we offer an unparalleled training experience that sets us apart. With a remarkable seven International trophies to their name, including prestigious titles like the European Cup/UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup/Europa League, Porto stands as a testament to sheer brilliance.
At P D B Soccer, we wholeheartedly believe in the transformative power of proper training. That’s why our World Camp presents a unique opportunity for young athletes to cultivate their skills under the expert guidance of FC Porto coaches. Our training sessions go beyond the basics, focusing on tactical decision-making, precise execution, and holistic growth. Whether it’s refining your running technique, mastering ball control, understanding tactical circulations, or embracing attacking and defensive game principles, every aspect of your game will be honed, both individually and collectively.
Our coaches, accredited by the Portuguese Football Federation and UEFA, are unwaveringly dedicated to nurturing your talent. Throughout the camp, they’ll closely monitor your progress, ensuring that you receive the personalized guidance necessary to unlock your full potential.
Join us at the FC Porto Dragon Force World Camp and tap into the immense power of the Dragon. Designed for boys and girls aged 4 to 14, this revolutionary project aims to redefine sports training. Immerse yourself in a tailored program that elevates your sporting performance, with 5 hours of practice per day led by our accredited coaches.
Don’t let this extraordinary opportunity slip away. Register now for our upcoming programs, which include Summer Camps, European Soccer Trials, European Residency Program, and European Youth Team Tours. Always remember, at P D B Soccer, we are far more than just a club; we are a vibrant and supportive community. Stay up to date with all the latest news and updates by following us on social media.
Porto is one of the “Big Three teams in Portugal – together with Lisbon-based rivals Benfica and Sporting CP, that have appeared in every season of the Primeira Liga since its establishment in 1934.
They are nicknamed Dragões (Dragons), for the mythical creature atop the club’s crest, and Azuis e brancos (Blue-and-whites), for the shirt colors.
Porto is the second most decorated team in Portuguese football, with 83 major trophies. Domestically, these comprise 30 Portuguese league titles (five of which won consecutively between 1994–95 and 1998–99, a Portuguese football record), 18 Taça de Portugal, 4 Campeonato de Portugal, 1 Taça da Liga and a record 23 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira. Porto is one of two teams to have won the league title without defeats, in the 2010–11 and 2012–13 seasons
In international competitions, Porto is the most decorated Portuguese team, with seven trophies. They won the European Cup/UEFA Champions League in 1987 and 2004, the UEFA Cup/Europa League in 2003 and 2011, the UEFA Super Cup in 1987, and the Intercontinental Cup in 1987 and 2004. In addition, they were runners-up in the 1983–84 European Cup Winners’ Cup, plus the 2003, 2004 and 2011 editions of the UEFA Super Cup. Porto is the only Portuguese club to have won the UEFA Cup/Europa League, the UEFA Super Cup, the Intercontinental Cup, and to have achieved a continental treble of domestic league, domestic cup and European titles (2002–03 and 2010–11). Porto have the third-most appearances in the UEFA Champions League group stage (23), behind Barcelona and Real Madrid (24). In UEFA, Porto ranks 9th in the all-time club ranking and was 16th in the club coefficient rankings at the end of the 2021–22 season.
The methodology applied is specifically designed and applied by FC Porto and besides the specific training sessions that FC Porto will provide, you will be able to develop your tactical, decision-making, and execution skills. Such aspects as running technique, relationship with the ball, tactical circulations, attacking and defensive game principles, will be worked daily in both individual and collective situations.
Accredited by the Portuguese Football Federation and UEFA, FC Porto coaches are key elements in the development of the Club’s young athletes. They will be monitoring your evolution in practices during the World Camp.