These are the main data and achievements of Flamengo, who will play this Saturday the final of the Copa Libertadores de América 2021 against Palmeiras at the Centenario stadium in Montevideo.
Name: Clube de Regatas do Flamengo in Rio de Janeiro
Founded date: November 17, 1895
Stadium: Jornalista Mário Filho, known as Maracaná (78,838 spectators), inaugurated on June 16, 1950
President: Rodolfo Landim
Coach: Renato Portaluppi, also known as Renato Gaúcho
Nicknames: Mengão, Fla, rojinegros
Starting uniform: red and black horizontal striped shirt. White trousers with two red stripes and a black one on the outside. Red and black horizontal striped tights
Alternative uniform: white t-shirt with red and black details on the sleeves and shoulders. Black pants with three red lines on the outside. White tights with red and black details on top
Squad figures: Gabriel Barbosa, Bruno Henrique, Everton Ribeiro, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, Filipe Luís, Diego Alves, Mauricio Isla, David Luiz
Usual formation (4-2-3-1): Diego Alves – Mauricio Isla, David Luiz, Rodrigo Caio, Filipe Luís – Willian Arao, Andreas Pereira – Everton Ribeiro, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Bruno Henrique – Gabriel Barbosa
Historical players: Zico, Júnior, Dida, Leonidas da Silva, Leandro, Evaristo, Romario, Andrade, Adílio, Raul, Adriano, Bebeto, Petkovic, Tita, Lico
Biggest rivals: Fluminense, Vasco da Gama and Botafogo.
– National titles:
Brasileirao (7): 1980, 1982, 1983, 1992, 2009, 2019, 2020. The ‘Fla’ claims the title of 1987, but justice awarded it to Sport Recife.
Copa do Brasil (3): 1990, 2006, 2013.
Brazilian Super Cup (2): 2020, 2021.
Champions Cup (1): 2001.
– International titles:
Intercontinental Club Cup (1): 1981.
Copa Libertadores (2): 1981, 2019.
South American Recopa (1): 2020.
Mercosur Cup (1): 1999.
Gold Cup (1): 1996.
– Curiosity about the final: If they beat Palmeiras on Saturday in Montevideo, Flamengo will equal Sao Paulo, Gremio and Santos as the Brazilian teams with the most titles in the Copa Libertadores, each with three. The Argentine Independiente leads the list with seven trophies.
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