1987 – Marseille City Tournament (France) On a quick tour to France in 1987, Santos played a tournament in France, more precisely in the city of Marseille. The Marseille City Tournament was attended by two French teams and two other guests. Alvinegro Praiano won both games, and took the cup. 07/12/1987 – Olympique/FRA 0 x […]


1983 – Pamplona City Tournament (Spain) In 1983, Santos played and won the Pamplona City Tournament, held in Pamplona, Spain. Alvinegro beat two Spanish teams to win the title. At the time, the Santos captain, Gilberto, received the cup from the hands of the mayor of the city, Julian Balduz. 08/26/1983 – Osasuña-ESP 1 x […]


1968 – Recopa Champion (Italy) The Recopa was created in the end of 1967, from the idea of bringing together clubs that had established themselves interclub world champions. Until then, Real Madrid (champion 1960), Peñarol-URU (champion 1961 and 1966), Santos FC (champion 1962 and 1963), Inter Milan (1964 and 1965) and Racing-ARG (champion 1967) were […]


1967 – Triangular Tournament of Rome/Florence (Italy) After a grand tour through Africa in 1967, Santos landed on the European continent for six more games. Among them was the dispute of the Triangular of Rome/Florence. Alvinegro played two matches, facing the house team. Tie with Fiorentina-ITA and victory against Roma-ITA, in the middle of the […]


1962 – Interclub World Champion (Portugal) By being Champion of the Libertadores Cup of America in the same year, the Santos team guaranteed participation in the most important interclub tournament in the world, and showed in fact, its superiority in the world. In the second game of the grand final, Santos starred in one of […]


1961 – Champion of the Paris Tournament for the second time (France) For the second time, Santos won the Paris International Tournament, after thrashing Benfica by 6×3 on another of their great European tours.   06/15/1961 – Santos 6 x 3 Benfica-POR Goals: Pelé [2], Pepe [2], Coutinho and Lima; Eusebio [3] Stadium: Parc des […]

Special Uniform

Invited by Sevilla FC to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the city of Sevilla, Santos FC went to Spain, coached by Pepe, the Canhão da Vila, and prepared a special uniform for the ocasion. The Santos team entered the field with a special black jersey, with white collars and sides. The uniform was produced exclusively […]

The unbelievable first tour across Europe

Tickets for Santos’ first match on European grounds sold out two days before the show. On May 23, 1959, a Saturday, more than 50 thousand people packed the Levsky Sofia Stadium, in Sofia, Bulgaria, to watch the magnificent Brazilian team. Their debut opponent was Bulgaria’s B team. The Santos squad was the sensation of world […]

Brigitte Bardot no Parc de Princes

On March 31, 1971, the Parc dos Princes Stadium in Paris received the Santos and a mixed team Olympic/Saint Etienne for a charitable friendly match, and the famous French actress Brigitte Bardot kicked off the match, and welcomed the athletes on the field, to the delight of more than 55 thousand people present at the […]