Cruzeiro Esporte Clube

Cruzeiro Esporte Clube (Brazilian Portuguese: [kɾuˈzejɾu esˈpoɾtʃi ˈklubi]), commonly kent Cruzeiro an referred tae as Raposa, is a Brazilian multisport club based in Barro Preto, a bairro in the ceety o Belo Horizonte. Awtho they compete in a nummer o different sports, Cruzeiro is maistly kent for its association fitbaw team. It plays in the Campeonato Mineiro, the State o Minas Gerais's premier state league, as well as the Brasileirão, the top tier o the Brazilian fitball league seestem.

Full nameCruzeiro Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)A Raposa (The Fox)
Celeste (Azure)
FoonditJanuar 2, 1921; 103 years ago (1921-01-02)
StadiumMineirão, Belo Horizonte
Ground Capacity64,500
PresidentSérgio Rodrigues
Head coachPepa
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Mineiro
Série B, 1st o 20 (champions)
Mineiro, 2nt o 12
WabsteidClub wabsteid

Cruzeiro is ane o Brazil's maist accomplished clubs, haein wan the Brasileirão for the first time in 1966, efter defeatin Santos' Os Santásticos in the feenal series. Cruzeiro haes wan the Brasileirão again in 2003, 2013, 2013 an 2014 obtainin the best campaign in the present format o the competition in the fore mentioned edition. Cruzeiro haes wan fower Copa do Brasil titles and the Campeonato Mineiro 40 times. Cruzeiro won the defunct competitions Taça Minas Gerais five times, the Copa dos Campeões Mineiros twice, the Torneio Início 10 times an the Supercampeonato Mineiro ance. A Raposa obtained mony internaitional laurels such as twa Copa Libertadores, twa Supercopa Libertadores, ane Recopa Sudamericana, ane Copa de Oro an ane Copa Master de Supercopa an aw. Cruzeiro is the anerly Brazilian an Sooth American club tae complete the Domestic Treble, a feat accomplished in 2003 efter winnin the Campeonato Mineiro, the Copa do Brasil an the Brasileirão.[1]

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Regional eedit

Naitional eedit

Internaitional eedit

Featured Campaigns an Doubles / Trebles eedit

  • Featured Campaigns

- Campeonato Brasileiro Série A:

Runners-up (5): 1969, 1974, 1975, 1998, 2010
Third place (5): 1973, 1989, 1995, 2000, 2008
Fowert place (3): 1968, 1987, 2009

- Copa do Brasil

Runners-up (1): 1998
Semi-finalist (1): 2005

- Copa Libertadores de América:

Runners-up (2): 1977 an 2009
Third place (2): 1967, 1975

- Supercopa Sudamericana:

Runners-up (2): 1988 an 1996

- Supercopa Masters:

Runners-up (1): 1992

- Campeonato Mineiro:

Runners-up (31): 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1932, 1933, 1936, 1938, 1950, 1954, 1955, 1962, 1970, 1971, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 2000, 2005, 2007, 2013
  • Doubles / Trebles


- Domestic Double

State an League: 1966

- Continental Double

State an Supercopa Sudamericana: 1992
State an Copa Libertadores: 1997


- Domestic Treble

State, Cup an League: 2003¹

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  2. The 2002 Minas Gerais State Championship haed nae teams that wur playin Copa Sul-Minas: América Mineiro, Atlético Mineiro, Cruzeiro, an Mamoré. These teams plus Caldense -- who wan the State Championship—played the Minas Gerais Super State Championship when the State Championship an the Copa Sul-Minas wur feenished. The tournament wis dubbit the Minas Gerais Super State Championship an Cruzeiro became the champions.