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Warming Up: FC Porto fan to run 1000 km around stadium after title win

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FC Porto recorded their 29th Primeira Liga title after a 2-0 win over rivals Sporting Lisbon. The title victory has ensured that ardent FC Porto fan Hélder Rodrigues will have to fulfill his promise of running 1000 kilometers around Estádio do Dragão.

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Hélder Rodrigues had made the promise through Twitter in December and has already begun his journey around the stadium. The ardent fan did not provide a definite deadline to complete his promise, but has begun the first step as he completed the first 2 kilometers.

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He was seen jogging around the stadium with a Porto jersey with the number 29 imprinted on it. The jersey also donned the name of Sérgio Conceição on the back, the manager who led the team to the title. His Twitter post read:

“Long days will have 1,000 kilometers. It doesn’t matter when. It will be important to complete. 1,000 kilometers around Estádio do Dragão. For you, FC Porto!”,

Porto’s Triumph

The club cruised through the fixtures since the restart boasting impeccable form. Porto only dropped points against Desportivo Aves and managed to record most goals scored and least goals conceded in the league.

The journey was not smooth though as Porto were seven points behind rivals Benfica at the halfway stage. Manager Sérgio Conceição credited the unity of the squad which enabled them to secure the title.

“The key was the togetherness of the squad. The way we believed in ourselves at a difficult time – after the game against Braga we were a considerable distance behind – but it was essential we kept the belief in what we were doing.

“We had a lot of difficulties. If there are people who do not like losing it’s me and the president. We are very competitive. It was a very long season. The players deserve the credit for winning this title, but we’re going to continue working hard because we have a Portuguese Cup to win.

“We won one of the most important titles in Porto’s history. I’d like to dedicate this title to my family, who suffer a lot, my wife and my children and my parents.”

FC Porto are still eight behind Benfica’s tally of Primeira Liga titles but have done well in the recent past after a brief trophy drought in the first half of the decade.

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