Academia de Talentos
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In the last few years, some Portuguese players have been in the headlines of newspapers all over the world. Luís Figo and more recently, Cristiano Ronaldo, are two of these. Youth football is growing, and people want to follow it and stay informed about what's new. These are the reasons why "Academia de Talentos" was founded.
At this newspaper, readers can find match reports, interviews with coaches and players, transfers, and many other kinds of articles.
"Academia de Talentos" is focused in the coverage of S.L. Benfica, F.C. Porto and Sporting matches. This clubs have teams both at national championships (www.fpf.pt) and regional tournaments (Associação de Futebol de Lisboa e Associação de Futebol do Porto)
There are three national championships:
"Academia de Talentos" has also followed some of the main Portuguese friendly tournaments at youth-level like Nike Premier Cup, Torneio Ponte de Frielas in Loures and the Taça Cidade dos Campeões at Vila Real de Santo António.
Some of the players that have had their careers chronicled at the paper:
Every week, "Academia de Talentos" produces an interview with one famous figure at the football industry. Here are some of main interviews:
- Carlos Queiroz, Portuguese national coach
- Ole Gunnar Solskjær, former Manchester United forward and current Reserve Squad Coach
- Rui Jorge, former Sporting and F.C. Porto left-back and current Belenenses youth-squad coach
Since its foundation, since it is a reference in the field of youth football,"Academia de Talentos" has been quoted in many Portuguese websites and forums  and a special reference by Record (One of the top Portuguese sport's newspaper), sub-director Bernardo Ribeiro.
- Portuguese Under-19 Championship Archived 22 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
- Portuguese Under-17 Championship Archived 22 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
- Portuguese Under-15 Championship Archived 22 July 2007 at the Wayback Machine.
- Torneio Ponte de Frielas. Record.pt. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- Taça Cidade dos Campeões. Record.pt. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- Oculo Verde Archived 10 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
- Futebol Distrital de Leiria: Academia de Talentos – Hugo Romana "Costa" (Sport Clube Leiria e Marrazes). Futeboldistritaldeleiria.blogspot.com (2008-11-29). Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- Pedro Miranda interview at Odivelas website
- C.D. Aves: Academia De Talentos "Vigiou" Iniciados. Desportivodasaves.blogspot.com (2009-08-19). Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- Futebol Total :: View topic – [Academia de Talentos] Análise de jovens jogadores Archived 29 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine.. Futeboltotal.17.forumer.com. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- mal por mal. Malpormal.blogs.sapo.pt. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- As minhas fotos...: O que disse a Academia de Talentos. Photosrc.blogspot.com (2004-02-26). Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- Futebol Formação: Juniores [2008–2009]. SerBenfiquista.com. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.
- Agradecimento a Bernardo Ribeiro[permanent dead link]. Academia-de-talentos.com. Retrieved on 8 January 2012.