Flamengo is Brazil’s Favorite

By Jayme Monsanto, Senior Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO - According to a poll made by the Datafolha research institute, Flamengo's fan base has increased its numbers by 6 percent in the city of Rio de Janeiro, meaning that nearly half of all Carioca soccer fans support the red and black shirt.

The research shows that Flamengo's fan base in the Marvelous City grew from 43 percent of Rio's soccer fans in 2007 to an amazing 49 percent in 2009. The most obvious reason for this . . .

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