Clube Atlético Paranaense

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Atlético Paranaense
Atlético Paranaense
Full name Clube Atlético Paranaense
Nickname(s) Furacão (Hurricane)
Founded May 26, 1924 (92 years ago) (1924-05-26)
Ground Arena da Baixada
Ground Capacity 42,372
President Luiz Sallim Emed
Head coach Paulo Autuori
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Paranaense
2015 Brasileirão, 10th
Paranaense, 9th
Website Club home page

Clube Atlético Paranaense, commonly known as Atlético Paranaense, is a Brazilian football team from Curitiba in Paraná, founded on March 26, 1924. The club won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A (Premier League) in 2001.

According to the independent auditors BDO RCS, the brand of the club is the thirteenth most valuable in Brazil, surpassing 86 million reals.[citation needed]


The club was founded in 1924.[1]

The club's first match was played on April 6, when Atlético Paranaense beat Universal FC 4–2.[2]

Atlético Paranaense has participated in the Copa Libertadores, in 2000, 2002, 2005 and 2014. In 2005, Atlético Paranaense was the runner-up of the competition being defeated in the finals by São Paulo.[citation needed]

A survey taken in 2005 by Paraná Pesquisas Institute showed that Atlético Paranaense has the largest amount of supporters in Curitiba.[3]

In 2006 Clube Atlético Paranaense had a good performance in the Copa Sudamericana, reaching the semifinals after defeating high-profile teams like Argentina's River Plate and Uruguay's Nacional. In 2007, the team partnered with the American MLS club FC Dallas. In 2010 they also announced a partnership with Vitesse Arnhem in the Netherlands.[citation needed]

Team colors and Uniform[edit]

Originally in 1924 Atlético used to play using a horizontally striped in red and black shirt, along with white shorts and red and black socks.[citation needed]

In 1989 Atlético's administrators wanted to differentiate the team's uniform from the other red and black teams in Brazil (mainly speaking of Flamengo, Sport Recife and Vitória), so they changed the home shirt to be vertically striped in red and black (the team kept playing with white socks and white shorts). In 1996 Atlético changed the color of the socks and the shorts from white to black.[citation needed]


Arena da Baixada
Main article: Arena da Baixada

The home stadium is the Estádio Joaquim Américo, built in 1914 and renovated several times is traditionally known as Arena da Baixada.[citation needed]


  • India All India Football Federation (AIFF) – On 13 November 2014, Paranaense signed a partnership with AIFF, the governing body of Indian football, on a contract lasting till the end of 2015.[4] The idea was presented by Technical director Rob Baan. Its main motive would be to help India for "development of a strong Indian side in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.[5]

Current squad[edit]

As of 16 September 2016[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Brazil GK Santos
2 Brazil DF Rafael Galhardo (on loan from Anderlecht)
3 Argentina MF Lucho González
4 Brazil DF Cleberson
5 Brazil MF Deivid
7 Brazil MF Otávio
8 Brazil DF Sidcley
9 Brazil FW Luan (on loan from Palmeiras)
10 Brazil MF Marcos Guilherme
11 Brazil MF Nikão (on loan from Atlético Mineiro)
12 Brazil GK Wéverton (Captain)
13 Brazil DF Paulo André (on loan from Cruzeiro)
14 Chile MF Luciano Cabral (on loan from Argentinos Juniors)
18 Brazil FW Guilherme Schettine
20 Brazil MF Matheus Rossetto
21 Brazil MF João Pedro
23 Brazil MF Hernani
No. Position Player
25 Portugal DF Bruno Pereirinha
26 Brazil FW Juninho
32 Brazil FW Giovanny
33 Brazil DF Léo (on loan from Flamengo)
39 Brazil FW Mosquito (on loan from Deportivo Maldonado)
44 Brazil DF Thiago Heleno (on loan from Deportivo Maldonado)
45 Brazil DF Marcão
52 Brazil GK Rodolfo
70 Brazil FW Yago
77 Brazil FW Lucas Fernandes (on loan from Fluminense)
89 Brazil DF Wanderson
92 Brazil FW Pablo
94 Brazil GK Lucas Macanhan
95 Brazil MF Renan
97 Brazil DF Nicolas
99 Brazil FW André Lima

Under-23 squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Warleson
47 Brazil DF Gustavo Cascardo
Colombia DF Oscar Cabezas
98 Brazil DF Renan Lodi
27 Brazil DF Zé Ivaldo
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Igor
Brazil MF Ikaro
Brazil MF Kaio
90 Brazil FW Bruno Rodrigues
Brazil FW Lucas Tocantins

Out of team[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Alexandre Cajuru
Brazil GK Hugo Gumiero
Brazil DF Anderson Tasca
Brazil DF Eduardo
Brazil DF Erwin
Brazil DF Léo Pereira
Brazil DF Pedro Botelho
Brazil DF Ricardo Silva
Brazil MF Carlos Alberto
Brazil MF Gustavo Marmentini
Brazil MF Guilherme Batata
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Maycon Canário
Brazil MF Paulinho Dias
Brazil MF Victor Esquerdinha
Brazil MF Vinícius
Brazil MF Willian Sotto
Brazil FW Bruno Furlan
Brazil FW Crysan
Brazil FW Edigar Junio
Brazil FW Marcão
Brazil FW Tiago Adan

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Brazil DF Jean Felipe (at Portugal Varzim)
Brazil DF Rafael Zuchi (at Tigres do Brasil)
Brazil DF Roberto (at Santa Cruz)
Brazil MF Bady (at Figueirense)
Brazil MF Bruno Mota (at Turkey Gaziantepspor)
Brazil MF Felipe (at Ceará)
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Jonatan Lucca (at India FC Pune City)
Brazil MF Juninho (at América-MG)
Brazil FW Caíque (at Red Bull Brasil)
Brazil FW Dellatorre (at Thailand Suphanburi)
Brazil FW Douglas Coutinho (at Portugal Braga)
Brazil FW Léo Mineiro (at Japan FC Gifu)


Current technical staff[edit]

Role Name
First Team Coach Brazil Paulo Autuori
Assistant manager Brazil Leandro Ávila
First team fitness coach Spain Gonzalo Abando
Assistant fitness coach Brazil Marcio Henriques
Assistant fitness coach Brazil Jean Carlo Lourenço
Goalkeeping coach Brazil Luciano Oliveira
Under-23s coach Serbia Dejan Petković


Position Staff
President Mario Celso Petraglia
1st Vice-president Luiz Sallim Emed
2nd Vice-president Marcio Lara


Domestic competitions[edit]

Winner (1): 2001
Runner-up (1): 2004
Winner (1): 1995
Runner-up (1): 1990


Winners (23): 1925, 1929, 1930, 1934, 1936, 1940, 1943, 1945, 1949, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1990, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2009, 2016
Winners (2): 1998, 2003


Runner-up (1): 2005

History in competitions[edit]

[citation needed]

Brazilian League
Year 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
Pos. * * 28th 9th 28th 29th 44th 62nd 11th
Year 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Pos. * * 32nd 4th 11th * 18th 20th 19th 18th
Year 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
Pos. * 17th 15th 24th * * 8th 12th 16th 9th
Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Pos. 13th 1st 14th 12th 2nd 6th 13th 12th 13th 14th
Year 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Pos. 5th 17th * 3rd 8th 10th
Copa Libertadores
Year 2000 2002 2005 2014
Pos. 9th 1st stage 2nd 2nd stage
Copa Sudamericana
Year 2006 2007 2008 2009
Pos. 3rd 19th 12th 1st stage

(*): Not participated

Head coaches[edit]


  1. ^ "CA Paranaense". Soccerway. Perform. Retrieved 22 April 2016. 
  2. ^ (in Portuguese).
  3. ^ "Maioria rubro-negra" (in Portuguese). Gazeta do Povo. 2005-10-16. Retrieved 2008-08-08. 
  4. ^ "Colectiva em Nova Delhi anuncia official mente o accordo com a AIFF nesta ouinta". Atletico Paranaense. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Brazil's Atletico Paranaense inks deal with AIFF". Chris Daniel. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  6. ^

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