Sport Club Americano (Porto Alegre)

Sport Club Americano, commonly known as Americano, was a Brazilian football club from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul state. They won the Campeonato Gaúcho once.

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Full nameSport Club Americano
FoundedJune 4, 1912 (107 years ago) (1912-06-04)
Dissolved1940s
GroundEstádio dos Eucaliptos, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil
Capacity20,000

HistoryEdit

The club was founded on June 4, 1912,[1] as Sport Club Hispano-Americano, changing the name to Sport Club Americano in the following year. They won the Campeonato Gaúcho in 1928.[2] In the 1940s, the club merged with a team owned by a group of students, and it was renamed to Americano-Universitário, but the merge was a failure, and the club folded.

AchievementsEdit

StadiumEdit

Sport Club Americano played their home games at Estádio dos Eucaliptos.[1] The stadium had a maximum capacity of 20,000 people.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 100.
  2. ^ Placar Guia 2011 (1350–C): 56. January 2011.CS1 maint: untitled periodical (link)