2008 Sport Club Corinthians Paulista Season

2008 Sport Club Corinthians Paulista Season

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, or simply Corinthians, is a Brazilian sports club based in S o Paulo, Brazil known mostly for its association football team. Corinthians was founded in 1910 by a group of labourers-mainly of Portuguese and Spanish descent-hoping to create a popular club in the city of S o Paulo to play against the elite clubs that already existed. They are named after the English amateur team Corinthian F.C., which had played a number of exhibition matches during a tour of Brazil. The football team, having won the first edition of the FIFA Club World Championship, won the Brazilian S rie A four times, the Brazilian Cup three times, and the S o Paulo State Championship 26 times. Corinthians fans are widely known as "Fiel," Portuguese for "faithful" or "loyal." Corinthians is the most popular football team in S o Paulo with about 30 million fans, surpassed only in Brazil by Flamengo who have the most number of fans.show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Dicho
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134998117
  • 9786134998116