Porto Alegre Futebol Clube

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Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre Futebol Clube logo.jpg
Full name Porto Alegre Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Porto
Tricolor do Lami
Matador
Tricolor da Zona Sul
Founded June 10, 2003
Stadium Estádio João da Silva Moreira,
Porto Alegre, Brazil
Ground Capacity 500
Chairman Roberto de Assis Moreira
Head coach Marcelo Rospide
League Campeonato Gaúcho
2010 Campeonato Gaúcho, Group 1, 5th
Website Club home page

Porto Alegre Futebol Clube, usually known simply as Porto Alegre, is a Brazilian football club from Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is owned by former footballer Roberto Assis, Atlético star Ronaldinho's brother.[1]

History[edit]

Lami[edit]

The club was founded on June 10, 2003, as Lami Futebol Clube.[2]

In 2003, Lami won its first title, the Campeonato Gaúcho Third Level.[3]

Porto Alegre[edit]

In 2006,[4] the club was bought by Roberto Assis and renamed to Porto Alegre Futebol Clube.[5]

Club colors[edit]

Porto Alegre's colors are inspired by the two most popular Rio Grande do Sul football clubs, Grêmio and Internacional, and Spanish club FC Barcelona. The home kit is composed of red and white vertical stripes, white shorts and red socks. The away kit is like FC Barcelona's home kit, being composed of blue and red vertical stripes, blue shorts and blue socks. The third kit is composed of a three-colored vertical sash in a black shirt, white shorts and gray socks.[6]

Flamengo[edit]

In 2010 the Porto Alegre mediated a partnership with the Flamengo the intention is use the structure of Porto Alegre, that is magnificent.[7]

Achievements[edit]

Regional[edit]

Season records[edit]

Season League Result Copa FGF
Stage (Teams) Position
2003 Third Division First Stage(6) 1st
2004 Second Division Second Stage(3*6er) 18th
6th(group
)
2005 Second Division Second Stage(3*6er) 17th
6th(group
)
1st stage
2006 Second Division Second Stage (2*8er) 8th
4th(group
)
QF
2007 Second Division Second Stage (2*8er) 9th
5th(group
)
2008 Second Division Final Stage(8) 7th R16
2009 Second Division Final Stage 1st R16
2010 Primera Division - 14th QF
2011 Primera Division - 16th
2012 Second Division

Current squad[edit]

As of December 2010, according to combined sources on the official website.[9]

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 Marasca
Brazil GK Bastos
Brazil DF Alberi Almeida
Brazil DF Tuta
Brazil DF Jackson
Brazil DF Rodrigo Santos
Brazil DF Fabrício
Brazil DF Cícero
Brazil DF André
No. Position Player
Brazil DF Mineiro
Brazil DF Alex Moraes
Brazil MF Bruno Farias
Brazil MF Bruno Ferraz
Brazil MF Douglas Nunes
Brazil MF Anderson
Brazil MF Julinho Cézar
Brazil FW Éder Santana
Brazil FW Givaldo

Youth squad[edit]

Professional players able to play in the youth 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

Youth players with first team experience[edit]

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

No. Position Player

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

First-team staff[edit]

As of December 28, 2010
Position Name Nationality
Coach Marcelo Rospide  Brazilian

Stadium[edit]

Estádio João da Silva Moreira[edit]

Porto Alegre play their home games at Estádio João da Silva Moreira (also known as Parque Lami).

Presidents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Time de irmão de Ronaldinho terá cores de Inter e Grêmio". Terra. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Lami Futebol Clube". Times Brasileiros. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  3. ^ "Todos os Campeões Estaduais do RIO GRANDE DO SUL - 3ª Divisão". Times Brasileiros. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  4. ^ "Porto Alegre Futebol Clube". Times Brasileiros. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Gren-Nal nas camisetas do time de Assis". Sinos.net. Archived from the original on September 27, 2007. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  6. ^ "Time de Ronaldinho mistura Inter e Grêmio". Globo Esporte. Retrieved June 27, 2007. 
  7. ^ "Flamengo conversa com irmão de Ronaldinho para falar de... Porto Alegre". Globo Esporte. Retrieved March 25, 2010. 
  8. ^ Porto Alegre won the 2003 Campeonato Gaúcho Third Level as Lami Futebol Clube.
  9. ^ Official website (Portuguese)

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