Flamengo Profile: Rio’s Favorite Team

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  This week, we begin a series profiling Rio de Janeiro’s four biggest and most famous football (soccer) clubs. With the national league season just two months away, we look at the history, success and greatest players to grace the shirts of Flamengo, Fluminense, Botafogo and Vasco da Gama. Today, we start with Brazil’s most widely supported club, Flamengo.

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