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The Campeonato Carioca, also known as Campeonato Estadual do Rio de Janeiro, is the football league of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and is one of the most prestigious football national tournaments. A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ... Flag of Rio de Janeiro See other Brazilian States Capital Rio de Janeiro Largest City Rio de Janeiro Area 43,696. ... A player (wearing the red kit) has penetrated the defence (in the white kit) and is taking a shot at goal. ...


The first season of the Campeonato Carioca was played in 1906 making it the third oldest league in Brazil, with only the Campeonato Paulista of São Paulo and the Campeonato Baiano of Bahia predating it. 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Campeonato Paulista is the most prestigious football tournament within the state of São Paulo. ... São Paulo is a state in Brazil. ... The Campeonato Baiano is the football league of the state of Bahia, Brazil. ... Flag of Bahia See other Brazilian States Capital Salvador Largest City Salvador Area 564 273 km² Population   - Total   - Density 13 070 250 23. ...


Rivalries amongst four of the most prestigious Brazilian teams (Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama) have marked the history of the competition. Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian multisport club from Rio de Janeiro. ... Fluminense Football Club is a football (soccer) club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, usually known as Vasco da Gama or simply Vasco, (after the famous Portuguese explorer of the same name) is a Brazilian sports club from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, founded on August 21, 1898 (although the football department started on November 5, 1915). ...


The oldest clubs from Rio de Janeiro (América, Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense, São Cristóvão, Vasco da Gama) had inspired the creation of many clubs from other states. América Football Club, or América as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro state, founded on September 18, 1904. ... São Cristóvão de Futebol e Regatas, or São Cristóvão as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, founded on February 2, 1943. ...

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History

In the beginning of the 20th century, the number of football clubs in Rio de Janeiro and Niterói largely increased, clubs such as Rio Cricket and Athletic Association in Niterói, Fluminense Football Club in 1902, and Bangu Atlético Club, América Football Club, and Botafogo Football Club in 1904 being founded. Football became very popular, and a campaign was initiated to organize a football league bringing together clubs such as Rio Cricket and Athletic Association, Fluminense Football Club, Football and Athletic Club, América Football Club, Bangu Atlético Club, Sport Club Petrópolis and Payssandu Cricket Club. On June 8, 1905, the Liga Metropolitana de Football (abbreviated LMF, Metropolitan Football League in English) was founded. LMF's first president was Bangu's José Villas Boas, who was soon replaced by Francis Walter in December of the same year. Location of Niterói Coordinates: Country Brazil Region Southeast State Rio de Janeiro Mayor Godofredo Pinto (Workers Party (Brazil)) Area    - City 129,375 km² Population    - City (2006) 476. ... Fluminense Football Club is a football (soccer) club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... Bangu Atlético Clube, or Bangu as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Bangu, Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, founded on April 17, 1904. ... América Football Club, or América as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro state, founded on September 18, 1904. ... Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ...


In 1906, the first Campeonato Carioca was contested by six clubs: Fluminense, Botafogo, Bangu, Football and Athletic, Payssandu and Rio Cricket. América, despite being one of the league founders, did not contest the league's first edition. Fluminense became the first Rio de Janeiro state champion.


On February 29, 1908, Fluminense, Botafogo, América, Paysandu, Rio Cricket, and Riachuelo founded Liga Metropolitana de Sports Athleticos (LMSA, meaning Metropolitan Athletic Sports League, in English), which organized the Campeonato Carioca of that year. This was won by Fluminense. February 29 is a day added into a leap year of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


In 1911, Botafogo abandoned LMSA and founded Associação de Football do Rio de Janeiro (AFRJ - Rio de Janeiro Football Association in English). The league was nicknamed Liga Barbante (which means String League), because Botafogo was the only significant club contesting the competition. AFRJ was incorporated by LMSA in 1913.


In 1917, after several accusations of bribery, LMSA was replaced by Liga Metropolitana de Desportos Terrestres (Terrestrial Sports Metropolitan League, in English), usually known as LMDT. Fluminense won the competition of that year.


On March 1, 1924, the first league split occurred, with the Associação Metropolitana de Esportes Athleticos (which means Athletic Sports Metropolitan Association, in English) being founded. AMEA imposed discriminatory rules against blacks and lower class citizens to their members. AMEA's competition was won by Fluminense, and LMDT's competition was won by Vasco da Gama. is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Afro-Brazilian or African Brazilian is the term used to racially categorise Brazilian citizens who are black or part-black, yet it is rarely used in Brazil. ...


On January 23, 1933 was founded Liga Carioca de Futebol (Carioca Football League, in English), also known as LCF. On December 11, 1934, Botafogo, Vasco, Bangu, São Cristóvão, Andaraí, Olaria, Carioca and Madureira founded Federação Metropolitana de Desportos (which means Sports Metropolitan Federation, in English), usually known as FMD. This federation incorporated AMEA. is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In 1937, the Brazilian football clubs became professional teams. On July 29, 1937, FMD and LCF merges, giving birth to the Liga de Football do Rio de Janeiro (which means Rio de Janeiro Football League), also called LFRJ. In 1941, LFRJ changed its name to Federação Metropolitana de Futebol (which means Metropolitan Football Federation), also known as FMF. To celebrate the union, a friendly match between Vasco da Gama and América was played. Because of this match, the matches played between Vasco and América are nicknamed Clássico da Paz, which means Peace Derby, in English. is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


On April 21, 1960, the Brazilian capital city was became Brasília, so, Federação Metropolitana de Futebol changed its name to Federação Carioca de Futebol (Carioca Football Federation, in English), also called FCF. América won the state championship of that year. is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Location of Brasília Coordinates: , Region State Founded 21 April 1960 Government  - Governor Jose Roberto Arruda Area  - Total 5,802 km² (2,240. ...


On July, 1974, Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara states merged under the name of Rio de Janeiro.


On September 29, 1978, Federação de Futebol do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State Football Federation, in English), also known as FERJ, was founded, after Guanabara state's FCF and Rio de Janeiro state's FFD (which means Federação Fluminense de Desportos, or Sports Football Federation, in English) fused. is the 272nd day of the year (273rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ...


In 1979, there was an extra Campeonato Carioca which also included the countryside state teams, which, until that year, contested the Campeonato Fluminense. This extra competition, known as Primeiro Campeonato Estadual de Profissionais (First Professionals State Championship, in English) was won by Flamengo. The regular competition was also won by Flamengo. The Campeonato Fluminense was the football league of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, during the period when the Guanabara state and the Rio de Janeiro state where two separated states. ...


In 1996, Taça Cidade Maravilhosa was contested only by clubs from Rio de Janeiro city. This competition was contested by eight teams (América, Bangu, Botafogo, Flamengo, Fluminense, Madureira, Olaria and Vasco da Gama), which played against each other once. Botafogo was the champion, Flamengo being the runners up. In the same year, a state championship was played, which was won by Flamengo.


Format

The competition is usually divided in three stages: the traditional Taça Guanabara, Taça Rio, and the finals, which are played between the winners of Taça Guanabara and Taça Rio. Taça Guanabara (or Guanabara Trophy) is a football tournament organized yearly since 1965 by the football Federation of Rio de Janeiro. ... Taça Rio, or Rio Trophy, is a Rio de Janeiro football (soccer) tournament, disputed simultaneously with Campeonato Carioca. ...


List of Champions

Season Winner Runner-up Comments
1906 Fluminense Paysandu
1907 Fluminense
Botafogo
Paysandu both clubs were declared champions in 1997
1908 Fluminense Botafogo
América
1909 Fluminense Botafogo
1910 Botafogo Fluminense
1911 Fluminense América
1912 Paysandu Flamengo by LMSA, Liga Metropolitana de Sports Athleticos
1912 Botafogo SC Americano by AFRJ, Associação de Football do Rio de Janeiro
1913 América Flamengo
1914 Flamengo Botafogo
1915 Flamengo Fluminense
1916 América Botafogo
1917 Fluminense América
1918 Fluminense Botafogo
1919 Fluminense Flamengo
1920 Flamengo Fluminense
1921 Flamengo América
1922 América Flamengo
1923 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1924 Vasco da Gama Bonsucesso by LMDT, Liga Metropolitana de Desportos Terrestres
1924 Fluminense Flamengo by AMEA, Associação Metropolitana de Esportes Athleticos
1925 Flamengo Fluminense
1926 São Cristóvão Vasco da Gama
1927 Flamengo Fluminense
1928 América Vasco da Gama
1929 Vasco da Gama América
1930 Botafogo Vasco da Gama
1931 América Vasco da Gama
1932 Botafogo Flamengo
1933 Botafogo Fluminense by AMEA, Associação Metropolitana de Esportes Athleticos
1933 Bangu Andaraí by LCF, Liga Carioca de Futebol
1934 Botafogo Olaria by AMEA, Associação Metropolitana de Esportes Athleticos
1934 Vasco da Gama São Cristóvão by LCF, Liga Carioca de Futebol
1935 Botafogo Vasco da Gama by FMD, Federação Metropolitana de Desportos
1935 América Fluminense by LCF, Liga Carioca de Futebol
1936 Vasco da Gama Madureira by FMD, Federação Metropolitana de Desportos
1936 Fluminense Flamengo by LCF, Liga Carioca de Futebol
1937 Fluminense Flamengo
1938 Fluminense Flamengo
1939 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1940 Fluminense Flamengo
1941 Fluminense Flamengo
1942 Flamengo Botafogo
1943 Flamengo Fluminense
1944 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1945 Vasco da Gama Botafogo
1946 Fluminense Botafogo
1947 Vasco da Gama Botafogo
1948 Botafogo Vasco da Gama
1949 Vasco da Gama Fluminense
1950 Vasco da Gama América
1951 Fluminense Bangu
1952 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1953 Flamengo Fluminense
1954 Flamengo América
1955 Flamengo América
1956 Vasco da Gama Fluminense
1957 Botafogo Fluminense
1958 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1959 Fluminense Botafogo
1960 América Fluminense
1961 Botafogo Flamengo
1962 Botafogo Flamengo
1963 Flamengo Fluminense
1964 Fluminense Bangu
1965 Flamengo Bangu
1966 Bangu Flamengo
1967 Botafogo Bangu
1968 Botafogo Vasco da Gama
1969 Fluminense Botafogo
1970 Vasco da Gama Fluminense
1971 Fluminense Botafogo
1972 Flamengo Fluminense
1973 Fluminense Vasco da Gama
1974 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1975 Fluminense Botafogo
Vasco da Gama
1976 Fluminense Vasco da Gama
1977 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1978 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1979 Flamengo Fluminense
1979 Flamengo Vasco da Gama extra tournament
1980 Fluminense Vasco da Gama
1981 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1982 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1983 Fluminense Flamengo
1984 Fluminense Flamengo
1985 Fluminense Bangu
1986 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1987 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1988 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1989 Botafogo Flamengo
1990 Botafogo Vasco da Gama
1991 Flamengo Fluminense
1992 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1993 Vasco da Gama Fluminense
1994 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1995 Fluminense Flamengo
1996 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
1997 Botafogo Vasco da Gama
1998 Vasco da Gama Flamengo
1999 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
2000 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
2001 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
2002 Fluminense Americano FC sub judice, according to FFERJ [1]
2003 Vasco da Gama Fluminense
2004 Flamengo Vasco da Gama
2005 Fluminense Volta Redonda
2006 Botafogo Madureira
2007 Djalma Beltrami Botafogo

In law, sub judice, Latin for under judgment, means that a particular case or matter is currently under trial or being considered by a judge or court. ...

Titles by Team

(*)The Paysandu Cricket Club abandoned football activities in 1914. Nowadays it is called Paissandu Atlético Clube, and it is a social club only. Fluminense Football Club is a football (soccer) club in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ... In law, sub judice, Latin for under judgment, means that a particular case or matter is currently under trial or being considered by a judge or court. ... Clube de Regatas do Flamengo is a Brazilian multisport club from Rio de Janeiro. ... Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, usually known as Vasco da Gama or simply Vasco, (after the famous Portuguese explorer of the same name) is a Brazilian sports club from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, founded on August 21, 1898 (although the football department started on November 5, 1915). ... Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is a Brazilian multimodality sportive association from Rio de Janeiro. ... América Football Club, or América as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro state, founded on September 18, 1904. ... Bangu Atlético Clube, or Bangu as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Bangu, Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, founded on April 17, 1904. ... São Cristóvão de Futebol e Regatas, or São Cristóvão as they are usually called, is a traditional Brazilian football team from Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, founded on February 2, 1943. ...


See also

The Campeonato Carioca lower levels are the football tournaments for the Rio de Janeiro clubs that dont play in the Campeonato Carioca First Division. ... Taça Guanabara (or Guanabara Trophy) is a football tournament organized yearly since 1965 by the football Federation of Rio de Janeiro. ... Taça Rio, or Rio Trophy, is a Rio de Janeiro football (soccer) tournament, disputed simultaneously with Campeonato Carioca. ...

References

  • MÉRCIO, Roberto. A História dos Campeonatos Cariocas de Futebol. Rio de Janeiro: Ed. FERJ.

External links

  • FFERJ Official Website
  • RSSSF
  • Ranking Carioca
  • Best Attendances in Campeonato Carioca
  • Fla-Flu and the Carioca Cup

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