Pacos F.C or Futebol Clube Paços de Ferreira, competes at their home stadium or ground, Estádio da Mata Real, in Paços de Ferreira. Nicknamed Os castores, Pacos FC was founded in 1950. Top tier Pacos FC plays in the highest division soccer league in Portugal - Liga Sagres. Sixteen football teams are members of the Portuguese Leagues’ top division Liga Sagres, also known as Portuguese Liga, or BWINLIGA. Each of the Liga Sagres teams plays all other teams twice, once at home and once away. Pacos FC competes in Europe under UEFA for the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Cup, UEFA Intertoto Cup, European Super Cup and potentially the FIFA Club World Cup. Pacos FC ranked 10th in the 2008-2009 Portuguese Liga season.