FC Porto are a Portuguese football club that play in the city of Porto. Nicknamed the Dragons, they play their football in the Portuguese Primeira Liga under manager . They were founded in 1893 by António Nicolau de Almeida, a local wine merchant who became obsessed with football after frequent visits to England. Porto are one of the ‘big three’ in Portugal along with Sporting Lisbon and Benfica. All three have featured in the top division of Portuguese football since it began in 1934.