Benfiquistas around the Globe: Gunnleifur Gunnleifsson

Gunnleifur Gunnleifsson

In this special edition of our 'Benfiquistas around the Globe' feature, we caught up with Gunnleifur Gunnleifsson, who recently completed his 23rd season as a professional footballer. The vastly-experienced goalkeeper has represented Iceland on 26 occasions, and was part of the squad that famously qualified for Euro 2016. We quizzed Gunnleifur about his own career, his love for Benfica, and his thoughts on Mile Svilar, Júlio César, Ederson and Jan Oblak.




Benfiquistas around the Globe: Markus Horn




Benfiquistas around the Globe: Ross Browne




Opinion: What Krovinović will bring to Benfica

Filip Krovinović

Filip Krovinović had an impressive 2016/17 season with Rio Ave, but he is still far from a household name. We spoke to Croatian football expert @CroSports_ to find out more about the player, his background, and how he should fit in at Benfica.




Benfiquistas around the globe: Jeff Viveiros




Benfiquistas around the globe: Bryan Cabral




Benfiquistas around the globe: Cintia Mota




Benfiquistas around the globe: Manolis Giakoumakis




Benfiquistas around the globe: Pete Domican

Pete Domican

Benfica are an international club with an international fanbase. In this new, regular feature, we chat to supporters from around the globe, and ask them what it means to be a Benfiquista. Our first interviewee is English fan Pete Domican.




Cervi sets his sights on Marquês

Franco Cervi might still be settling into his new life in Lisbon, but he is already dreaming of a trip to Marquês next May. After returning to the scoresheet during Benfica’s 4-0 victory over Feirense on Matchday 7, the Argentinean told A Bola how delighted he is with his new club, and how he has experienced a great deal of change in his life while adapting to a new country.




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