America Football Club (Rio de Janeiro)

America F.C. team in 1929.
Estádio Giulite Coutinho
Former club headquarters
Team photo from the 2009 season
Team photo from the 2008 season
America 2020 shirt.

Brazilian football team based in the city of Rio de Janeiro, in the northern neighborhood of Tijuca.

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Bangu Atlético Clube

Brazilian professional association football club based in Rio de Janeiro, in the western neighbourhood of Bangu.

Brazilian professional association football club based in Rio de Janeiro, in the western neighbourhood of Bangu.

Estádio Proletário Guilherme da Silveira Filho
Estádio Proletário Guilherme da Silveira Filho
Stadium exterior
Team photo from the 2010 season
Team photo from the 2007 season

Bangu's biggest rivals are América, Ceres, and Campo Grande.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

Taça Guanabara

Football tournament organized annually since 1965 by the Rio de Janeiro State Football Federation.

Football tournament organized annually since 1965 by the Rio de Janeiro State Football Federation.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

América 1 title

Americano FC

Brazilian football team from Campos dos Goytacazes in Rio de Janeiro, founded on June 1, 1914.

Brazilian football team from Campos dos Goytacazes in Rio de Janeiro, founded on June 1, 1914.

Team photo from the 2008 season

The club was founded on June 1, 1914 by the Uruguayan Bertoni brothers, after watching a game between America and a Campos combined team, won by 3-1 by the former.

América Futebol Clube (RN)

Brazilian professional club based in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte founded on 14 July 1915.

Brazilian professional club based in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte founded on 14 July 1915.

The first mascot was a "red devil", which was based on the mascot of América-RJ.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

Campeonato Carioca

Started in 1906 and is the annual football championship in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Started in 1906 and is the annual football championship in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

The oldest clubs from Rio de Janeiro (America, Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense, São Cristóvão, Vasco da Gama) had inspired the creation of many clubs from other states.

América Futebol Clube (SP)

Brazilian football team based in São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo.

Brazilian football team based in São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo.

It was named after America from Rio de Janeiro, even copying their team badge.

Lamartine Babo

One of the most important popular composers of Brazil.

One of the most important popular composers of Brazil.

Babo composed several of satirical sambas, marchinhas and other songs; he is especially remembered for composing anthems for all the main professional football clubs of Rio de Janeiro (América, Bangu, Bonsucesso, Botafogo, Canto do Rio, Flamengo, Fluminense, Madureira, Olaria, São Cristóvão, and Vasco da Gama).

American Challenge Cup trophy

International Soccer League

U.S.-based soccer league which was formed in 1960 and collapsed in 1965.

U.S.-based soccer league which was formed in 1960 and collapsed in 1965.

American Challenge Cup trophy
List of champions.

Therefore, they were paired in the first Challenge Cup with the 1962 season winner, América RJ.

Jorginho in 2005

Jorginho (footballer, born 1964)

Brazilian football manager and former player.

Brazilian football manager and former player.

Jorginho in 2005

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Jorginho started playing professionally for local side América Football Club, moving after just one season to Clube de Regatas do Flamengo.

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Estádio Giulite Coutinho

Multi-use stadium located in the city of Mesquita, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

Multi-use stadium located in the city of Mesquita, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

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It is used mostly for football matches and hosts the home matches of Fluminense, America Football Club and Nova Iguaçu.