Serie A teams
Let’s look at the teams in the Brazilian Série A.
Flamengo won the title seven times and is ranked third together with Corinthians. It was founded in 1895. Initially, it was a rowing club. Since 1997 Flamengo plays their home matches in the Maracanã, with a capacity of 78,838. Flamengo won the CONMEBOL Libertadores twice.
Grêmio was founded in 1903. The Arena do Grêmio offers a spot for 60,540 supporters and is the home ground of Grêmio. The club won the Copa Libertadores three times, and the World Cup for clubs once.
Sāo Paulo was founded in 1930 and refounded in 1935. The club plays the home games in Estádio do Morumbi, which has a capacity of 80,000. The Conmebol Libertadores was won three times and the World Cup for clubs once.
Fluminense de Feira FC was founded in 1941 and plays in Joia da Princesa with a capacity of 16,274.
After winning the title ten times, SE Palmeiras is the club with the most Série A titles. It was founded in 1914. Corinthians is the biggest rival of Palmeiras and Palmeiras is one of the most popular teams in the Série A. The Parque da Allianz Parque has been the home ground since 2014 and has a capacity of 43,713. Palmeiras won the Copa Libertadores three times.
Red Bull Bragantino was founded in 1928 and plays in the Nabi Abi Chedid stadium with 21,209 as maximum capacity. They were runners-up in the 2021 edition of the Copa Sudamericana.
Athletico-PR was founded in 1924. The club plays in the Arena da Baixada, which has a capacity of 32,864.
Fortaleza EC was founded in 1918 and plays in Castelão with a capacity of 58,300. There are two other teams in the city which are Ceará and Ferroviário. These are the two biggest rivals of Fortaleza EC.
Cruzeiro was founded in 1921. The club plays its matches in Mineirāo, which has a capacity of 61,846. Ronaldo (R9) is the owned or the club.
Internacional was founded in 1909 and is one of the biggest clubs in Brazil. The home ground is the Estádio Beira-Rio, which has a capacity of 56,000.
Atlético Mineiro was founded in 1908 and plays its home matches in the Mineirão, which has a capacity of 76,500. It is the reigning champion of the Série A. The club is one of the oldest clubs in all of Brazil. Mineiro won the Copa Libertadores in 2013.
Cuiabá was founded in 2001, the club promoted to the Serie A in 2021 for the first time. The home ground is called the Arena Pantanal, with a capacity of 42,968.
Santos won the league eight times. Therefore, it is ranked the second club in the history of the Série A. The club was founded in 1912 and plays its home games in Vila Belmiro with a capacity of 16,068. Pelé is the all-time top scorer with 619 goals. Santos is one of the three teams which never relegated to the Série B. Only Flamengo and São Paulo did this as well. This is the club Neymar played for during his time in Brazil. Santos won the Copa Libertadores three times.
SC Corinthians Paulista won the title seven times and is ranked third with Flamengo. The club was founded in 1910 and plays in the Neo Química Arena, which has a capacity of 47,605. The club won the Copa Libertadores in 2012.
EC Bahia was founded in 1931. The club plays in a stadium named Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, which has a capacity of 50,025.
Goiás was founded in 1943. The Serra Dourada is their home ground and has a capacity of 54,048. In 2010 the club was a finalist in the Copa Sudamericana.
Coritiba was founded in 1909. Couto Pereira has a capacity of 40,502 and is the home ground of Coritiba. The nickname of the club is Coxa.
Vasco da Gama was founded in 1898. Estádio Sāo Januário is where the home games are played. The stadium has a capacity of 24,584.
América FC was founded in 1946 and plays in the Teixeirão stadium with a capacity of 36,426. It was named after America FC from Rio de Janeiro and used the logo.