Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, usually called Cruzeiro EC or Cruzeiro, is a Brazilian football team from the city Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The team was founded on January 2, 1921. They are usually called the raposa, which means fox in Brazil. They are also called the celeste which means celestial because their logo and name refer to a constellation.
|Full name||Cruzeiro Esporte Clube|
|Nickname(s)||A Raposa (The Fox)|
|Ground||Mineirão, Pampulha, |
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
|Chairman||Gilvan de Pinho Tavares|
|2013||Série A, 1rd|
- 1921–1941 S.E. Palestra Itália
- 1942–present Cruzeiro E.C.
- (1966, 2003, 2013, 2014)