It was founded in 1923 by a group of railway workers and has won 4 league titles in Liga 1, 13 league cups and 4 supercups(league winners vs cup winners). Bucharest have also won 5 Liga 2 titles and 2 Balkans Cups, Rapid have played in European competitions most noticeably the UEFA cup in which it made the quarter finals of the 2005-2006 competition.
Romanian football club Rapid Bucuresti currently play in the Romanian Liga 1 and they have won the Romanian championship 4 times (1942, 1967, 1999 and 2003) and the Romanian Cup on thirteen occasions. The club play a bitter rivalry against Steaua Bucuresti who are located in the same city of Bucharest. The club wear an all maroon home kit with white trim.
Rapid play at Giuleşti Stadium in Bucharest which has a capacity of 19000 but is recently under repairs so it is reduced to 10000.
In 2006, Rapid became an incorporated company, its largest share-holder being George Copos, a wealthy businessman.