We’re in Lisbon, capital of Fado, Food and Football. We’re meeting football stars; Portuguese legend Deco talks about his tattoo collection and love of coffee, Christian Atsu on incredible changes he’s helped bring about in Ghana, England’s Tammy Abraham talks football and fashion, and Bosnia Herzegovina goalkeeper Asmir Begovic introduces us to his new passion for sports podcasting.


  1. Deco – The Portuguese star speaks to us about his love of coffee.
  2. Asmir Begovic – The goalkeeper lets us in on his podcast while also taking a football class.
  3. Christian Atsu – The Ghanian Winger shows the difference football has had on his life and how he is using football to help orphans in Ghana.


Football Fado

Jonny experiences Fado; a traditional song of Lisbon, in a club which is a favourite of World class player, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Beach Football

We meet the World class beach football team and Jonny is introduced to the rules of the game which make football sound easy.

Benfica Super Fan

Layla meets Benfica’s most loyal fan ‘Barbas’ at his restaurant decorated in his clubs memorabilia.

Victoria the Benfica Eagle

Layla flies the club eagle Victoria around the stadium as a pre-match tradition for Benfica.

Portugal: Small country Big Heart

Layla finds out why football is ingrained in Portugal’s identity and why they are so passionate about the sport.