Boxing legend Mike Tyson is a Benfica fan.
Legendary boxer confirms his love for Benfica
Mike Tyson has once again shown that he is a Benfica fan after he was seen in the club's kit during a friendly in New York
The former boxer was at the Big Apple to watch Benfica's International Champions Cup match against New York Red Bulls on Sunday, July 26.
Tyson who is a New Yorker however shunned New York Red Bulls to don the kit of Benfica and posed for a photo with the team.
Tyson's club lost the game 1-2 to the home team New York Red Bulls.
The 49-year-old has previously spoken of his love for the Portuguese club.
"It's been many years, but I still have that sweater at home. It was offered by a friend of mine, a son of Portuguese immigrants in the United States," Tyson said in an interview with Diario O Jogo.
"He always spoke to me about Benfica and his passion for the club, so I was curious. I've read about the story of the Glorious (Benfica's nickname)."
Tyson showed that he follows the club when he took to his Twitter account to post a RIP message after the death of Benfica legend Eusebio.
"R. I. P. Eusebio Black Panther BENFICA forever," he tweeted.
Watch the highlights of the game below:
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