Operário Futebol Clube (MS)

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For another football club, see Operário Futebol Clube (Várzea Grande). For another football club, see Operário Ferroviário Esporte Clube. For another football club, see Operário Atlético Clube.
Operário's logo
Full name Operário Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Galo (Rooster)
Founded August 28, 1938
Ground Morenão, Campo Grande, Brazil
Ground Capacity 45,000[1]
Chairman Róbson Martins
Manager -
2008 Campeonato Brasileiro Série C, eliminated in first stage

Operário is a Brazilian football team from Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, founded on August 28, 1938.

Operário is one of the most successful clubs of the Center-West Region of Brazil in national competitions. The club ended 1977 Campeonato Brasileiro in third, 1979 edition in fifth place and 1981 edition in seventh.


The club was founded on August 28, 1938, by civil construction workers of Campo Grande. The name Operário means Factory Worker in Portuguese.

In 1982 the club won the President's Cup, played in South Korea.[2]

Since November 29, 1999, Operário is an enterprise. Because of this, the team name changed from Operário Futebol Clube to Operário Futebol Clube S/A. S/A means joint-stock company.

Currently Operário is in a very serious financial crisis and most of its debts are labor debts and tax debts.


1974, 1976, 1977, 1978
1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997


Main article: Morenão

Home stadium is the Morenão, capacity 45,000.[1]


  • Carlos Castilho


Operário's greatest rival is Comercial.

Symbols and colors[edit]

They play in white shirts, black shorts and white socks. Operário's mascot is a rooster.


  1. ^ a b "Morenão" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 2009-01-02. 
  2. ^ (Portuguese) Operário at Campeões do Futebol

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