User Rating

(0 users)

Next Event
Criciuma vs Cruzeiro (28 May)

Head Coach
None Found...
Add new Player with 'Manager' position

League Position

Recent League Form ➡

1921 (101 years old)


(58,170 Capacity)

Jersey or Equipment Clearart

Primary Colours

Belo Horizonte


Brazilian Serie B
Copa do Brasil

Last Edit
curswine: 27/Jan/20
Home / Sport / Soccer / Brazilian Serie B / Cruzeiro

Upcoming Events
28 May 22 Criciuma  -  Cruzeiro
04 Jun 22 Operario Ferroviario  -  Cruzeiro
08 Jun 22 Cruzeiro  -  CRB
12 Jun 22 Vasco da  -  Cruzeiro
16 Jun 22 Cruzeiro  -  Ponte Preta

Latest Results
22 May 22 Cruzeiro  2 - 0  Sampaio Correa
15 May 22 Nautico  0 - 1  Cruzeiro
12 May 22 Cruzeiro  1 - 0  Remo
08 May 22 Cruzeiro  1 - 0  Gremio
30 Apr 22 Chapecoense AF  0 - 2  Cruzeiro

Available in:

Cruzeiro Esporte Clube (commonly known as Cruzeiro and nicknamed Raposa (English: Fox), is one of the biggest Brazilian (and South American) multisport clubs; based in Barro Preto, Belo Horizonte. Although they compete in a number of different sports, Cruzeiro is mostly known for its association football team. It plays in the Campeonato Mineiro, the state of Minas Gerais's premier state league, as well as in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, the second tier of the Brazilian football league system.

The club was founded on January 2, 1921 by sportsmen from the Italian colony of Belo Horizonte, some members of Yale Atlético Clube and many Italian immigrant workers decided to create a new club called Societá Sportiva Ypiranga, changing the name months later to Palestra Mineiro and after one game to Palestra Itália. As a result of the Second World War, the Brazilian federal government banned the use of any symbols referring to the Axis powers in 1942. The club board members rebaptized the club with the name of a leading national symbol: the Cruzeiro do Sul's constellation. Cruzeiro play their home games at the Mineirão stadium, which currently holds up to 62,547 spectators. Cruzeiro's regular kit colours are blue shirts and white shorts with blue socks (although the team has worn white socks with their home kit for certain periods of time). Umbro are the side's current kit manufacturers.

Cruzeiro is one of Brazil's most successful clubs despite its relatively young age (compared with other major Brazilian clubs). It won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A for the first time in 1966, after defeating Santos' Os Santásticos in the final series. Cruzeiro has won the Brasileirão again in 2003, 2013 and 2014, obtaining the best campaign in the present format of the competition. Cruzeiro has also won record six Copa do Brasil titles and the Campeonato Mineiro 37 times. Cruzeiro won the defunct state competitions Taça Minas Gerais five times, the Copa dos Campeões Mineiros twice, Copa Sul Minas twice, the Torneio Início 10 times and the Supercampeonato Mineiro once. A Raposa also obtained many international laurels such as two Copa Libertadores, two Supercopa Libertadores, one Recopa Sudamericana, one Copa de Oro and one Copa Master de Supercopa. Cruzeiro is the only Brazilian club to complete the Domestic Treble, a feat accomplished in 2003 after winning the Campeonato Mineiro, the 2003 Copa do Brasil and the 2003 Brasileirão.

Cruzeiro hold a long-standing rivalry against Atlético Mineiro. It has contributed many key and famous players towards Brazil's FIFA World Cup squads such as Piazza, Tostão, Nelinho, Ronaldo, Luisão, Alex de Souza, Maicon, Cris, Jairzinho, Rivaldo, Edílson among so many others.

Cruzeiro was relegated to Brazilian serie B for the first time in history on 8 December 2019, after losing to Palmeiras with the score of 2–0 at home.

Team Members
View: Thumbs Cutouts RendersSort: Positions Names Numbers




= Player Contract years remaining
= Player Statistics available latest season

Stadium or Home

Mineirão (officially Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto (Governor Magalhães Pinto Stadium) is the largest football stadium in the state of Minas Gerais. It was established in 1965, and it is located in Belo Horizonte.

It served as a venue in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It also hosted some matches of the football tournament of the 2016 Summer Olympics. The stadium has a seating capacity of 61,846 spectators. The property of the state of Minas Gerais, it is used by Cruzeiro as its home, with Atlético Mineiro playing some matches in it as well.




Other Links