Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras

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Palmeiras
Palmeiras's crest
Full name Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras
Nickname(s) Alviverde (White an Green)
Verdão (Big Green)
Porco (Pig)
Academia de Futebol (Fitbaa Academy)
Foondit August 26, 1914; 103 years ago (1914-08-26), as Palestra Italia
Stadium Allianz Parque
Ground Capacity 43,713[1]
President Mauricio Galiotte
Head coach Cuca
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Paulista
2016
2016
Série A, Champion
Paulista, 4t
Wabsteid Club wabsteid
Current saison

Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras (Portuguese pronunciation: [pawˈmejɾɐs]) is a fitbaw club frae São Paulo. The club wis foondit on August 26, 1914, as Palestra Italia (pronounced: [paˌlɛstɾiˈtaliɐ]), but chynged tae the current name on September 14, 1942. It is ane o the maist popular an successfu Brazilian clubs, wi aroond 17 million supporters, includin a lairge nummer o Brazilians o Italian ancestry. Despite bein primarily an association fitbaw team, Palmeiras competes in a nummer o different sports, maist notably basketbaw. The fitbaw team plays in the Campeonato Paulista,[nb 1] the state o São Paulo's premier state league, as well as in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A,[nb 2] the tap tier o the Brazilian fitbaw league seestem.

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  1. An aa kent bi its nickname Paulistão.
  2. An aa kent bi its nickname Brasileirão.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Laudo de Engenharia - Allianz Parque" (PDF). WTorre Engenharia. 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2015-07-19.