Flamengo are a Brazilian football club most notably known for their red and black hooped shirts which are supplied by adidas. The club have won the Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A on six occasions, one Copa Libertadores and the Copa do Brasil on two occasions.
Flamengo were founded on the 15th of November 1895 as a rowing club the football team emerged when a group of unhappy players from Fluminense came to the club. At that time Flamengo did not have its own football team, but by 1911 it was officially created and recognised. The club have had several kit suppliers including adidas, Umbro, Nike and Olympikus.
Serie A club Flamengo unveil a special edition shirt to represent Brazilian sports long successful history. Manufactured by the three-stripes of adidas, Product Manager Andre Xavier explained the designs inspiration saying "We are proud of the Flamengo's history and with this shirt we want to pra [...]
Serie A club Flamengo flaunt their ever-present patriotism through adidas' all-new home shirt for next seasons top tier of Brazilian football [...]
Historic Brazilian club Flamengo are handed modernistic flair by kit manufacturers Nike through their brand-new third shirt. Acting as the forefront of design criteria for the creation of Flamengo's third shirt saw the club's mascot of 'Urubu' take centre stage to compose a predominantly black vi [...]
On the back of their new home kit launched in May, Brazilian outfit Flamengo have officially launched their new away kit for the 2015-16 season. Using the same kit template as the new Manchester United home shirt, the all new away shirt for Flamengo is white and features a special toned red and b [...]
Launching their third kit in March this year, Brazilian club Flamengo have officially revealed their new home kit for the 2015-16 season. Similar to the 14-15 home kit, the new home shirt for Flamengo again uses the trademark red and black hooped design [...]
Flamengo's first official match was against Mangueira on May 3rd 1912 they won 15-2. In the same year they played their first derby match against Fluminense, which they lost 3-2, matches against Fluminense have gone on to become one of the most famous derbies in Brazil.
They play at the 103,022 capacity Maracana stadium are a nicknamed the Rubro-Negro (or Scarlet & blacks) after their team colours which are also Flamengo's shirts. The home kit is a red and black hooped shirt, with white shorts and red socks. The away strip of Flamengo is a white shirt with single red and black horizontal stripes, with black shorts and white socks.