Vasco da Gama Football Wallpapers



Full Name: Vasco da Gama
Nickname(s): Giant of the Hill, Bullet train of the hill, Victory Express
Founded: 21st, August, 1898
Stadium: Estadio Vasco da Gama
(Capacity: 24,584)

Club Information:
Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama usually known as Vasco da Gama, is a famous and traditional Brazilian multisports club from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded on August 21, 1898 (although the football department started on November 5, 1915), by Portuguese immigrants, and it is still traditionally supported by the Portuguese community of Rio de Janeiro. It is one of the most popular clubs in Brazil, with almost 20 million supporters. Its statute defines the club as a "sportive, recreative, educational, assistant and philanthropic non-profit organization of public utility". Their home stadium is São Januário, with a capacity of 25,000, the third biggest in Rio de Janeiro (after Maracanã and Engenhão), but some matches (especially the city derbies) are played at the Maracanã (capacity of about 80,000). They play in black shirts with a white diagonal sash that contains a Cross pattée (famously, though mistakenly, identified as a Maltese cross), black shorts and black socks. The club is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama.

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