Cruzeiro Esporte Clube

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Full nameCruzeiro Esporte Clube
Nickname(s)Raposa (Fox)
Celeste (Celestial)
Cabuloso (Badass)
FoundedJanuary 2, 1921; 102 years ago (1921-01-02)
PresidentSérgio Santos Rodrigues
CoachFelipe Conceição
LeagueCampeonato Brasileiro Série B
Campeonato Mineiro
Série B, 11th
Mineiro, 5th
WebsiteClub website
Current season

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]

(1976, 1997)
(1966, 2003, 2013, 2014)

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