C.R. Flamengo

Brazilian sports club based in Rio de Janeiro

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.[2]

Flamengo
An escutcheon with horizontal red and black stripes, with a monogram of the letters CRF in its upper-left part
Full nameClube de Regatas do Flamengo
Nickname(s)Rubro-Negro (Scarlet-Black)
Mengão (Big 'Mengo)
Urubu (Vulture)
FoundedNovember 15th, 1895; 125 years ago (November 15th, 1895)
StadiumEstádio Maracanã
Capacity78,838[1]
Coordinates22°54′43.80″S 43°13′48.59″W / 22.9121667°S 43.2301639°W / -22.9121667; -43.2301639
PresidentRodolfo Landim
Head coachRogério Ceni
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Carioca
2020
2020
Série A, 1st
Carioca, 1st
WebsiteClub website
Current season

Football honoursEdit

WORLDWIDE
Competition Titles Seasons
Club World Cup[3][4] 1 1981 
CONTINENTALS
Competition Titles Seasons
CONMEBOL Libertadores 2 1981 and 2019
CONMEBOL Golden Cup 1 1996 
CONMEBOL Mercosur 1 1999
CONMEBOL Recopa 1 2020 
NATIONAL
Competition Titles Seasons
Serie A 7 1980, 1982, 1983, 1992, 2009, 2019 and 2020
Union Cup 1 1987
Brazil's Cup 3 1990 , 2006 and 2013
Brazil Champions Cup 1 2001
Brazil Super Cup 2 2020 , 2021 
INTERSTATE
Competition Titles Seasons
  Taça dos Campeões Estaduais Rio–São Paulo 1 1955  
Torneio Rio–São Paulo[Nota 3] 1 1961
STATE COMPETITIONS
Competition Titles Seasons
  Rio de Janeiro State Championship 36 1914, 1915 , 1920 , 1921, 1925, 1927, 1939, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1963, 1965, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1979 (especial) , 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996 , 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 , 2014, 2017 , 2019 and 2020
Taça Guanabara 22 1970, 1972 , 1973 , 1978, 1979, 198009px, 1981, 1982, 1984, 1988, 1989 , 1995, 1996 , 1999 , 2001, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2011 , 2014, 2018  and 2020
Taça Rio 9 1983, 1985 , 1986, 1991 , 1996 , 2000, 2009, 2011  e 2019
Copa Rio 1 1991
Torneio Aberto do Rio de Janeiro 1 1936
Torneio Relâmpago do Rio de Janeiro 1 1943
Torneio Início 6 1920, 1922, 1946, 1951, 1952 e 1959
TOTAL
Achievements Titles Category
Official titles 57 1 World, 5 Continental, 13 Nationals, 2 Interstate and 36 State

  Undefeated champion

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://secure.rio2016.com/maracana/o-novo-estadio-do-maracana-tera-capacidade-para-78639-espectadores[permanent dead link]
  2. FIFA says Flamengo has the biggest crowd in the world
  3. Recognition of all European and South American teams that won the Intercontinental Cup – played between 1960 and 2004 – as club world champions.[1]
  4. in 1981 Zico was extraordinary as Flamengo stunned Liverpool 3-0 to become world champions [2]