Football in Rio de Janeiro

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Football is the popular sport, both in terms of participants and spectators, in Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro has several of Brazil's significant football clubs, and the city is home to many football clubs.

History[edit]

Rio de Janeiro has a long football history

Maracanã Stadium, It was the main home venue of the Brazil national football team.

Clubs[edit]

There are many successful football clubs in Rio de Janeiro

Football clubs
Club League Venue Established (team)
Botafogo FR Série A Nilton Santos Stadium

46,931 (43,810 record)

1894
CR Flamengo Série A Maracanã Stadium

78,838 (173,850 record)

1895
Fluminense FC Série A Maracanã Stadium

78,838 (173,850 record)

1902
CR Vasco Série A São Januário Stadium

19,717 (40,209 record)

1898
Madureira Série D Estádio Aniceto Moscoso

5,400 (10,762 record)

1914
Bangu Série D Estádio Moça Bonita

9,564 (17,000 record)

1904
Portuguesa Série D Estádio Luso Brasileiro

15,000 (18,725 record)

1924
Bonsucesso Campeonato Carioca Leônidas da Silva Stadium

13,000 (13,571 record)

1913
America Campeonato Carioca Série B Edson Passos

13,544 (9,861 record)

1904

There are also other clubs in Rio de Janeiro state

There were some other club, which are now extinct, in Rio de Janeiro:

Honours[edit]

Rio de Janeiro derby[edit]

Stadia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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