Sport Recife

Sport_Club_do_Recife

Sport Club do Recife, (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈspɔɾti ˈklub du ʁeˈsifi]; known as Sport Recife or Sport, 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 achievements are the 1987 Brazilian Championship and 2008 Brazil Cup. 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 Náutico, where matches between the two are known as the Clássico dos Clássicos, this being the third oldest derby in the country. The derby against Santa Cruz is called the Clássico das Multidões, while the derby with América-PE is called the Clássico dos Campeões.