Atletico Mineiro

Clube Atletico Mineiro (Brazilian Portuguese: [ˈklubi aˈtlɛtʃiku miˈneɾu]), commonly known as Atletico Mineiro or Atletico, and colloquially as Galo (pronounced [ˈgalu], "Rooster"), is a professional football club based in the city of Belo Horizonte, capital city of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. The team competes in the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A, the first level of Brazilian football, as well as in the Campeonato Mineiro, the top tier state league of Minas Gerais.

Atletico Mineiro is the oldest active football club in Minas Gerais, founded on 25 March 1908 by twenty-two students from Belo Horizonte. Despite having liberal, upper-class founders, the club opened its doors to players of every social class, establishing itself as a "people's club", and becoming one of the most-supported clubs in Brazil. The club's mascot, a rooster, has been strongly associated with Atletico since its introduction in the 1930s. Over the years, the word galo (Portuguese for "rooster") became a common nickname for the club itself. The team's regular home kit comprises black-and-white striped shirts, with black shorts and white socks.

Atletico has won the Campeonato Mineiro a record 46 times. At national level, the club has won the Campeonato Brasileiro once and has finished second on five occasions. Atletico has also won one Copa do Brasil, one Copa dos Campeoes Estaduais and the Copa dos Campeoes Brasileiros. In international club football, Atletico has won the Copa Libertadores and the Recopa Sudamericana once each, and a record two Copa CONMEBOL; the team has also reached three other continental finals. The club has also competed in other sports throughout its history, with the futsal department becoming especially notable.

Atletico plays its home matches at the estadio Mineirao, the club has a long-standing cross-city rivalry with Cruzeiro, with matches between the two teams referred to as the Classico Mineiro. The club also holds a local rivalry with America Mineiro, and an interstate one with Fl

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