Cruzeiro Esporte Clube
|Full name||Cruzeiro Esporte Clube|
|Founded||January 2, 1921|
|President||Sérgio Santos Rodrigues|
|League||Campeonato Brasileiro Série B|
|Série B, 11th |
Cruzeiro Esporte Clube, usually called Cruzeiro EC or Cruzeiro, is a Brazilian football team from the city Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The team was founded on January 2, 1921. They are usually called the raposa, which means fox in Brazil. They are also called the celeste which means celestial because their logo and name refer to a constellation. Currently the team disputes the second division of the Brazilian championship.
Name[change | change source]
- 1921–1941 S.E. Palestra Itália
- 1942–present Cruzeiro E.C.
League title[change | change source]
- (1966, 2003, 2013, 2014)