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Figueirense Futebol Clube, also known as Figueirense (Portuguese pronunciation: [fiɡejˈɾẽsi]), is a Brazilian football club based in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina. Their home stadium is Estádio Orlando Scarpelli, also known as Scarpelão, with a capacity of 19,584.

Full name Figueirense Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Figueira (The Fig Tree);
Furacão (Hurricane)
Máquina do Estreito
(Estreito's Machine)
Alvinegro (White Blacks)
Founded June 12, 1921; 96 years ago (1921-06-12)
Stadium Orlando Scarpelli, Florianópolis, Brazil
Ground Capacity 19,584
President Wilfredo Brillinger
Head coach Milton Cruz
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
Campeonato Catarinense
Série A, 18th (relegated)
Catarinense, 8th
Website Club website

In the state of Santa Catarina, Figueirense is the club that more often participated in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, with 16 holdings by 2016.



The club was founded as Figueirense Football Club on June 12, 1921. The club is named Figueirense after the neighborhood where it is located, in Centro neighborhood).[1] Figueirense means "from Figueira". Figueirense was one of the founders of the defunct Liga Catharinense de Desportos Terrestres, organized on April 12, 1923. In 1932 the team won their first state championship. From 1935 to 1937, Figueirense was three times in a row Catarinense champion. In 1939, Figueirense won again the state championship, that was end of the Golden Decade of the club.

In 1972, was the end of the 30-year state championship titleless period. In 1973, Figueirense was the first team of Santa Catarina state in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. In 1974, the team won Catarinense again.

In 1994, the 17-year state championship titleless period ended. In 1995, Figeirense was Torneio Mercosul champion (not to be confused with Copa Mercosur) at Santa Catarina. It was the club's first (and only) international title.

In 2001, the club was Campeonato Brasileiro Second Division runner-up, and was promoted to the following year's First Division. From 2002 to 2004, Figueirense was three times in a row Campeonato Catarinense champion. In 2008, Figueirense won the Copa São Paulo de Juniores for the first time after beating Rio Branco-SP 2–0 in the final. In the 2008 edition of Serie A, Figueirense finished in 17th place, being relegated to Serie B the following year.

In 2002, Rivaldo's and César Sampaio's company, called CSR Esporte & Marketing, and Figueirense signed a partnership. The company was responsible for the administration of the professional football of Figueirense. The partnership ended in 2004.

Some famous players that played on Figueirense on the last decade are Edmundo, Loco Abreu, André Santos, Roberto Firmino, Filipe Luís, Cleiton Xavier, Felipe Santana, Michel Bastos and others.


First team squadEdit

As of 12 September 2017.[2]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1   GK Thiago Rodrigues
2   DF Dudu
3   DF Marquinhos
4   DF Leandro Almeida (on loan from Palmeiras)
5   DF Ferreira
7   FW Zé Love
9   FW Henan
10   FW Jorge Henrique
11   FW Luidy (on loan from Corinthians)
12   FW André Luis
14   DF Guilherme Lazaroni
16   DF João Paulo
17   MF Lucas Silva
19   FW Joãozinho
21   MF Kauê
23   MF Ty Sandows
25   GK Alisson
No. Position Player
27   MF Marco Antônio
30   GK Júnior Oliveira
31   DF Matheus Pereira
33   MF Zé Antônio
44   DF Henrique Trevisan
55   MF Dener
62   MF Patrick
70   MF Dudu Vieira
77   MF Renan Mota
81   MF Xuxa
85   GK Saulo
87   DF Naylhor
88   MF Ferrugem
89   MF Abuda
91   DF João Lucas
97   FW Nicolas Careca (on loan from Grêmio)

Out of teamEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  DF Bruno Santos
  DF Iago
  DF Rafael Santaiana
  MF João Pedro
No. Position Player
  MF Juliano
  MF Matheus Fogaça
  FW Walterson

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
  DF Marlon (to Atlético Tubarão)
  DF Marquinhos Pedroso (to Ferencvaros)
  MF Jefferson (to Fortaleza)
No. Position Player
  MF Hyago Medeiros (to São José-RS)
  FW Gustavo Ermel (to Feirense)
  FW Índio (to Atlético Tubarão)

First-team staffEdit

Role Name
First Team Coach   Milton Cruz


Figueirense's stadium is Estádio Orlando Scarpelli, built in 1961, with a maximum capacity of 19,584 people. In 2005, Orlando Scarpelli became an all-seater stadium.


Runners-up (1): 2007
Runners-up (2): 2001, 2010
1932, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1972, 1974, 1994, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2014, 2015
Runners-up (7): 1950, 1975, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1993, 2012
1990, 1996
Runners-up (2): 1991, 1993



Since September 2002, Figueirense's mascot is an anthropomorphic fig tree named Figueirinha, which means Little Fig Tree. The mascot is usually depicted wearing the club's home kit.

National and International competitions recordEdit

First Division (Serie A)Edit

Year Position Year Position Year Position
1973 35th 2003 11th 2011 7th
1975 21st 2004 11th 2012 20th
1976 45th 2005 16th 2014 13th
1978 55th 2006 7th 2015 16th
1979 46th 2007 13th 2016 18th
2002 17th 2008 17th

Second Division (Serie B)Edit

Year Position Year Position
1980 32nd 2009 6th
1985 3rd 2010 2nd
1989 32nd 2013 4th
1991 34th
2000 9th
2001 2nd

Third Division (Serie C)Edit

Year Position
1981 8th
1998 30th
1999 6th

Brazilian CupEdit

Year Position Year Position
1995 First Round 2004 First Round
1997 Second Round 2005 Quarterfinals
1999 First Round 2007 Finals (2nd)
2000 Second Round 2009 Second Round
2001 First Round 2013 Third Round
2002 Round of 16 2014 Second Round
2003 Round of 16

Sudamericana CupEdit

Year Position Year Position
2004 First Round 2012 First Round
2007 First Round


  1. ^ RSSSF
  2. ^ "Figueirense FC squad". Soccerway. 18 May 2016. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 

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