Esporte Clube Democrata
Esporte Clube Democrata, usually known simply as Democrata de Governador Valadares, Democrata-GV, or just Democrata, is a traditional Brazilian football club from Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais state.
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Dissatisfied supporters of Flamengo of Figueira do Rio Doce (old name of Governador Valadares city) founded a new club, named São Domingos de Figueira do Rio Doce on February 13, 1932. Soon later the club was renamed to its current name, Esporte Clube Democrata. Democrata won in 1981 its first title, the Minas Gerais Cup.
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
Democrata's stadium is Estádio José Mammoud Abbas, usually known as Mamudão, inaugurated in 1964, with a maximum capacity of 15,000 people.
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