Clube Atlético Mineiro

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Atlético Mineiro
Full name Clube Atlético Mineiro
Founded 1908
Ground Mineirão, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
(capacity: 75,000)
Chairman Alexandre Kalil
Manager Levir Culpi
League Série A
2008 Série A, 13th

Clube Atlético Mineiro is a Brazilian football club. Atletico Mineiro was founded in 1908 in the city of Belo Horizonte, where the team plays. The team has Galo (rooster) as its mascot, for this reason the club is also known simply as Galo.

Atletico Mineiro is one of the most traditional football clubs in Brazil, being the first champion of the modern version of the Brazilian Football Championhsip. The most important achievement of the club was the Copa Libertadores de America in 2013, which is regarded as the most important tournament in South America.

In the last five years, Atletico Mineiro is probably passing through the most victorious period in its history, since in the last five years the team has played five out of the nine Copa Libertadores editions the team has ever disputed.

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(2013)
(1992, 1997)
(1971)
(1915, 1926, 1927, 1931, 1932, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1941, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1970, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015)

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