Fluminense Football ClubFluminense
is a Brazilian football team
from Rio de Janeiro
, founded on July 21
Nominal home stadium is the Laranjeiras, capacity 8,000 but the team plays in the Maracanã which holds 120,000. They play in Colours: Shirt with thin white and thick green and maroon vertical stripes, white shorts and white socks.
Its biggest rivals are from the same city: Flamengo, Botafogo and Vasco da Gama.
Fluminense means both fluvial and natural from Rio de Janeiro.
The other big teams from Brazil (including the four mentioned) are: Corinthians, Santos, Palmeiras, São Paulo, Atlético Mineiro, Grêmio, Cruzeiro and Internacional.
- Brazilian Champions 1984.
- Twenty-eight state championships.
Some Famous Players
- Marcos Carneiro de Mendonça
- Orlando Pingo de Ouro
- Telê Santana