Paulo Gonçalves

Paulo Gonçalves is the legal advisor of Benfica but has also worked in the past for Boavista and FC. Porto. F.C.Porto In FC. Porto, he was one of those responsible for the formation of the Public Limited Sports company (SAD) in 1997. According to the website bancada.pt José Guilherme Aguiar confirmed knowing “Paulo Gonçalves, just as…

The FPF and Benfica – A story of love and crime.

In the e-mails revealed today, we can see that the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and Benfica fled the tax authorities for payment of 50’000 euros. This payment was made by the “horse door”, Portuguese expression referring to something illegal. The mail is about the game Portugal x Hungary played in Benfica’s stadium. Then, Domingos Soares…

The “Vouchers” Case will probably be reopen

According to revelations made by the magazine Sábado, Paulo Gonçalves received the response of the referees’ testimony, on the Vouchers case, four days before the statement made by Luís Filipe Vieira in the Commission of Investigation and Inquiries of the League, in the same case. According to Sábado, on November 7, 2016, the Portuguese Association…

Paulo Gonçalves is accused in the investigation of the e-mails case

One of the Octopus’s tentacles is now one of the subjects of the e-mails case. Paulo Gonçalves takes part in several dialogues that were revealed by Francisco J. Marques in the TV Show Universo Porto da Bancada and also by the newspaper Expresso.

According to Benfica sources (who by miracle are always anonymous), the constitution of defence by Paulo Gonçalves “are not in any concrete suspicion of the process, but rather in the requirements of the statuss of the order of lawyers that so determines whenever a lawyer provides information in a process “.

October 19, 2017 – Searches at Benfica’s facilities

The public prosecutor confirms that the investigation of suspected passive and active corruption of Benfica. Searches were done at Benfica’s facilities. In the press release written by the District Attorney General of Lisbon you can read: “On the inquiry, we are investigating a suspect, in the practice of the crimes mentioned above, related to the so-called…