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Botafogo latest transfers

Date Player From To Price
2024-02-22 Victor Sá Botafogo FC Krasnodar € 1.5M
2024-02-01 Luiz Henrique Real Betis Botafogo € 18M
2024-01-05 Adryelson Botafogo Lyon € 3.6M
2024-01-05 Lucas Perri Botafogo Lyon € 3.3M
2023-08-03 V. Adamo CA River Plate Botafogo € 272K
2023-07-29 M. Ponte Danubio Botafogo € 1.8M
2023-01-31 Jeffinho Botafogo Lyon € 10M
2022-08-13 Tiquinho Soares Olympiakos Piraeus Botafogo € 1.2M
2020-07-16 Alex Santana Botafogo Ludogorets € 780K
2020-01-11 Ezequiel Botafogo Sanfrecce Hiroshima € 1.1M

About Botafogo

Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, commonly known as Botafogo, is a renowned Brazilian sports club based in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro. Although they compete in a variety of sports, Botafogo is best known for its football team, which is one of the most successful in Brazil.

Founded on July 1, 1894, as a rowing club, Botafogo's football team was established on August 12, 1904. The club's name, meaning "fire lighter," was inspired by its emblem, a torch with a shooting star, symbolizing the club's dedication to achieving its goals.

Botafogo's history is rich with success and notable players. The club has won the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A twice and has been victorious in the Campeonato Carioca twenty-one times. Internationally, Botafogo has also made its mark, participating in the Copa Libertadores multiple times.

The club has been home to some of the greatest footballers in the history of the sport. The legendary Garrincha, who led Brazil to World Cup victories in 1958 and 1962, is perhaps the most famous player to don the black-and-white jersey of Botafogo. Other notable players include Nilton Santos, Jairzinho, and Túlio Maravilha.

Botafogo's home ground is the Estádio Nilton Santos, named after the club's iconic player. The stadium, also known as Engenhão, has a seating capacity of over 46,000 and is a significant landmark in Rio de Janeiro.

Despite its illustrious history, Botafogo has faced challenges, including financial difficulties and relegation battles. However, the club's resilience and the unwavering support of its passionate fan base have helped it weather these storms.

Botafogo's influence extends beyond the football field. The club has played a significant role in the cultural and social life of Rio de Janeiro. Its iconic black-and-white colors are a symbol of the city, and its matches are a focal point of local life.

In conclusion, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is more than just a football club. It is a symbol of Rio de Janeiro, a home to legendary players, and a testament to the passion and resilience of Brazilian football. Despite the challenges it has faced, Botafogo continues to be a beacon of success and a source of pride for its fans.

Prediction Stats

Correct Strike rate
Winner 206/288 72%
Over/Under 46/55 84%
League Correct %
Pro League logo Pro League 44/53 83%
Cup logo Cup 9/11 82%
Primera División - Apertura logo Primera División - Apertura 28/34 82%
Premier League logo Premier League 50/62 81%
World Cup - Qualification Asia logo World Cup - Qualification Asia 28/35 80%
First League logo First League 118/150 79%
Liga 1 logo Liga 1 65/83 78%
Super League 1 logo Super League 1 113/144 78%
Primera División Femenina logo Primera División Femenina 103/136 76%
Liga Pro logo Liga Pro 130/170 76%