The man regarded as the world's greatest football player, Cristiano Ronaldo, grew up in the Portuguese island of Madeira and opened his flagship CR7 hotel in Funchal in 2016. I recently had the opportunity to stay and was rather impressed. You can read my review for The Telegraph UK here.
(You can also read my review of the Casino Park, Funchal.)
If I stumble upon anything I think is worth checking out in Portugal you'll find it here. I've also included links to articles I've written about Portugal for national and international publications.