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About Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama
Club de Regatas Vasco da Gama, usually known as Vasco da Gama, is a famous and traditional Brazilian multisports club from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was founded on August 21, 1898, by Portuguese immigrants, and it is still traditionally supported by the Portuguese community of Rio de Janeiro. It is one of the most popular clubs in Brazil, with almost 20 million supporters.
Its statute defines the club as a “sportive, recreative, educational, assistant and philanthropic non-profit organization of public utility”.
Their home stadium is S?o Januario, with a capacity of 25,000, the third biggest in Rio de Janeiro, but some matches are played at the Maracan? They play in black shirts with a white diagonal sash that contains a Cross pattee, black shorts and black socks.
The club is named after the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama