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Portugal becomes first football federation to join Dugout

June 26, 2017

The Football Federation of Portugal (FPF) announced today a partnership with Dugout, becoming the first football federation in the world to partner with the digital content platform.

Dugout will publish content for all Portugal’s national teams, including the men’s senior team, women’s senior team, under-20, under-21 and youth teams, as well as beach soccer and futsal teams.

Fans will be able to follow the teams behind the scenes through training, friendlies and major tournaments.

The FPF joins Dugout’s growing portfolio of social media sports content publishers, which at present stands at 100 professional football players and 51 football clubs.

Nuno Moura, chief marketing officer of FPF said: “It´s a real privilege to see Portugal become the first National Team in the world to join Dugout, a platform for football lovers from all corners of the globe, that has achieved enormous success in such short window of time.

“We have a huge fan base worldwide, aka #TeamPortugal, and love to stay close to them.”

Elliot Richardson, president of Dugout commented: “We’re thrilled to announce Portugal as the first national team to join the Dugout platform. Portugal is an iconic football nation, reigning European champions, with one of the best players ever to play the game in Cristiano Ronaldo. Now football fans all over the world can access the best content from Portugal, both on and off the pitch – no matter where they are.

“We are in conversation with a number of other federations, and we hope to announce more partnerships over the coming weeks and months – watch this space!”

Cristiano Ronaldo Dugout Portugal