Esporte Clube Internacional

Esporte Clube Internacional, usually known as Inter de Santa Maria, Internacional de Santa Maria, Inter-SM, or simply as Internacional, is a Brazilian football club from Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul state founded on May 16, 1928.[1] The club competed in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 1982, finishing 21st.[2] Inter plays its home matches in its own stadium, Estádio Presidente Vargas, which has a maximum capacity of 12,000 people and is also known as Baixada Melancólica.[3]

Inter de Santa Maria
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Full nameEsporte Clube Internacional
Nickname(s)Coloradinho, Interzinho and Alve-Rubro
FoundedMay 16, 1928; 91 years ago (1928-05-16)
GroundEstádio Presidente Vargas, Santa Maria, Brazil
WebsiteClub website



  1. ^ "Esporte Clube Internacional" (in Portuguese). Arquivo de Clubes. Archived from the original on January 2, 2013. Retrieved February 15, 2008.
  2. ^ "Brazil 1982" (in Portuguese). RSSSF. Archived from the original on February 18, 2008. Retrieved February 15, 2008.
  3. ^ "Baixada Melancólica" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved February 15, 2008.