Clube de Regatas do Flamengo (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈklubi dʒi ʁeˈɡataʒ du flaˈmẽɡu]; English: Flamengo Rowing Club), commonly referred to as Flamengo, is a Brazilian sports club based in Rio de Janeiro, in the neighbourhood of Gávea, best known for their professional football team. Flamengo is the only team in the World to have 40 million fans within its country, therefore, it is the most popular club in the Americas.
|Full name||Clube de Regatas do Flamengo|
Mengão (Big 'Mengo)
|Founded||November 15th, 1895|
|Head coach||Rogério Ceni|
|League||Campeonato Brasileiro Série A |
|Série A, 1st |
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- FIFA says Flamengo has the biggest crowd in the world
- Recognition of all European and South American teams that won the Intercontinental Cup – played between 1960 and 2004 – as club world champions.
- in 1981 Zico was extraordinary as Flamengo stunned Liverpool 3-0 to become world champions