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Campeonato Brasileiro

The Campeonato Brasileiro is the top professional football league in Brazil. It is organized by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF). The league was founded in 1971 and is currently contested by 20 teams.

History

The Campeonato Brasileiro was founded in 1971 as a replacement for the Torneio Roberto Gomes Pedrosa, which had been the top football league in Brazil since 1967. The first season of the Campeonato Brasileiro was won by Santos, who defeated Botafogo in the final.

Campeonato Brasileiro action

The Campeonato Brasileiro has been won by 20 different teams since its inception. The most successful team is Flamengo, who have won the title 7 times. Other successful teams include Corinthians, Palmeiras, and São Paulo, who have all won the title 6 times.

Format

The Campeonato Brasileiro is played in a double round-robin format. Each team plays each other team twice, once at home and once away. The top 4 teams at the end of the regular season qualify for the Copa Libertadores, the top South American club competition. The bottom 4 teams are relegated to the Série B.

Current Season

Campeonato Brasileiro match

The current season of the Campeonato Brasileiro is the 2023 season. The season began on April 29, 2023 and is scheduled to end on December 11, 2023. The current champions are Atlético Mineiro, who won the title in 2022.

Sources

Featured Divisions

  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série B

    Série B

    1 team
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Featured Teams

  • Gremio

    Gremio

    Porto Alegre, Brazil

    Série B
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