Sport Recife

Sport_Club_do_Recife

Sport Club do Recife (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈspɔɾti ˈklub du ʁeˈsifi]; known as Sport and Sport Recife, abbreviated as SCR) is a Brazilian sports club, located in the city of Recife, in the state of Pernambuco. It was founded on May 13, 1905, by Guilherme de Aquino Fonseca, who lived for many years in England, where he studied at Cambridge University.

In football, the club has won six CBD/CBF titles, including three national and three regional. Its greatest glories are the Brazilian Championship 1987 and Brazil Cup 2008.

In addition to professional football, the club also participates in women's football and Olympic sports, such as rowing, swimming, hockey, basketball, futsal, volleyball, table tennis, taekwondo, judo and athletics.

It has a historic rivalry with the Náutico, where matches between the two are known as the Clássico dos Clássicos, this being the third oldest derby in the country, against Santa Cruz it is called the Clássico das Multidões, also América-PE, where matches are called the Clássico dos Campeões.