Sport Club Americano

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Full name Sport Club Americano
Founded 21 May 1903
Dissolved 1916; 101 years ago (1916)
Stadium Velódromo Paulistano, São Paulo, São Paulo state, Brazil
Ground Capacity 10,000[1]

Sport Club Americano, commonly known as Americano, was a Brazilian football club from Santos, São Paulo state. They won the Campeonato Paulista twice.


The club was founded on May 21, 1903.[2][3] From 1911 to 1916, Americano did not lose a single game, they played 23 games, won 15 and drew the other eight.[3] They won the Campeonato Paulista in 1912 and in 1913. After competing in the Campeonato Paulista for the last time in 1916, the club stopped its activities.



Main article: Velódromo Paulistano

Sport Club Americano played their home games at Velódromo Paulistano.[2] The stadium had a maximum capacity of 10,000 people.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Velódromo" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved January 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 101. 
  3. ^ a b "Que Fim Levou? - Americano" (in Portuguese). Terceiro Tempo iG. Retrieved January 16, 2011.