Club Deportivo Universidad Católica

Professional football (soccer) club

Club Deportivo Universidad Católica is a football club in Santiago de Chile now playing in the Primera División.

Universidad Católica
Full nameClub Deportivo Universidad Católica
La Católica (The Catholic)
Los Cruzados (The Crossed)
Caballeros Cruzados
(The Crusaders)
FoundedApril 21, 1937
GroundEstadio San Carlos de Apoquindo
Ground Capacity20,000
ChairmanJaime Estévez
ManagerChile Mario Lepe
LeaguePrimera División
2011 Apertura2nd place

It is one of the most successful and popular football clubs in Chile as one of the three "big teams". The most traditional rival is the Universidad de Chile, frequently called the Clásico Universitario.


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