Cruzeiro E.C.

football club in Belo Horizonte, Brazil
(Redirected from Cruzeiro Esporte Clube)

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.

Cruzeiro
Full nameCruzeiro Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)A Raposa (The Fox)
Founded1921
GroundMineirão, Pampulha,
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Ground Capacity75,000
ChairmanGilvan de Pinho Tavares
ManagerMano Menezes
LeagueSérie A
2013Série A, 1rd

NameEdit

  • 1921–1941 S.E. Palestra Itália
  • 1942–present Cruzeiro E.C.

League titleEdit

(1976, 1997)
(1966, 2003, 2013, 2014)

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