Operário Futebol Clube (MS)

Operário Futebol Clube, commonly referred to as Operário de Campo Grande, Operário-MS or simply Operário is a Brazilian professional club based in Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul founded on 21 August 1938. It competes in the Campeonato Sul-Mato-Grossense, the top flight of the Mato Grosso do Sul state football league.

Full nameOperário Futebol Clube
Nickname(s)Galo (Rooster)
Founded21 August 1938; 84 years ago (1938-08-21)
PresidentEstevão Petrallás
Head coachCelso Rodrigues
LeagueCampeonato Sul-Mato-Grossense
2022Sul-Mato-Grossense, 1st of 10 (champions)
WebsiteClub website


The club was founded on August 28, 1938, by civil construction workers of Campo Grande. The name Operário means Factory Worker in Portuguese.

In 1982 the club won the President's Cup, played in South Korea.[1]

Since November 29, 1999, Operário is an enterprise. Because of this, the team name changed from Operário Futebol Clube to Operário Futebol Clube S/A. S/A means joint-stock company.

Currently Operário is in a very serious financial crisis and most of its debts are labor debts and tax debts.


Home stadium is the Morenão, capacity 45,000.[2]


Operário's biggest rival is Comercial, with whom he plays the Clássico Comerário (Comerário derby), the biggest of the Mato Grosso do Sul state and one of the largest in the central-west region of Brazil.


Winners (12): 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, 2018, 2022
Winners (4): 1974, 1976, 1977, 1978
Winners (4): 1982


  1. ^ (in Portuguese) Operário at Campeões do Futebol
  2. ^ "Morenão" (in Portuguese). Templos do Futebol. Retrieved 2 January 2009.

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