América Futebol Clube, or América (or América de Natal), as they’re on a regular basis called, is a conventional Brazilian soccer workforce from Natal in Rio Grande do Norte, founded on July 14, 1915.
América is the one Potiguar membership that have gained an interstate tournament. The crew received Campeonato do Nordeste (Brazilian Northeast Championship) in 1998, defeating Esporte Clube Vitória with the aid of a three-1 ranking in the remaining match. it is the simplest football team in Rio Grande do Norte to obtain titles out of doors the state as in 1973, became the undefeated winner of Taça Almir de Albuquerque, which involved groups from North-Northeast of Brazil and is the only club from Rio Grande do Norte to take part in a world championship, the Copa Conmebol in 1998.
América’s finest rival is ABC, also from Natal.
The team was based on July 14, 1915.
the primary reliable fit played within the state of Rio Grande do Norte was once América 3-0 ABC, on June 22, 1919 legitimate for the primary Campeonato Potiguar de Futebol, organized at that time by means of the Liga de Desportos Terrestres. the first title of the club was in 1919. The membership gained the Liga de Desportos Terrestres, defeating Centro Esportivo Natalense and ABC, becoming the primary champion of the Campeonato Potiguar.
On November 7, 1928, via regulation 707 the club used to be the primary to be recognized as a State Public Utility instrument.
América had been licensed of the Federação Norteriograndense de Futebol (FNF) for 5 years, between 1960 and 1965, accordingly the staff did not participate in reputable competitions. instead, the workforce committed to the construction of its professional constructing at Rodrigues Alves Avenue, bourough of Tirol, Natal.
In 1974 América used to be the undefeated state champion, enjoying 20 fits with 12 wins and eight ties. In 1975, América received the Torneio Norte-Nordeste. Between 1987 and 1992, América gained 5 state championships, simplest dropping in 1990.
In 1996, the team from Rio Grande do Norte was runner-up of the Brazilian Championship 2nd Division and changed into eligible to participate in the First Division in the following yr. In its return to the main division, América led to 17th place, in advance of highly effective groups, comparable to Corinthians and Fluminense. In 1998, alternatively, the club failed to remain in the First Division. In 1998, América managed to achieve its best glory, changing into champion of Campeonato do Nordeste, defeating in the ultimate fit on July four, Vitória-BA at the ranking of three-1, with targets of Biro-Biro, Paulinho Kobayashi and Carioca. América’s workforce at that time had the next avid gamers: Gabriel; Gilson, Paulo Roberto (André), Lima and Rogerinho; Montanha, Carioca, Biro-Biro and Moura; Paulinho Kobayashi and Leonardo (Vanderlei).
On October, 2003 the city counselor Hermano Morais published within the Diário Oficial do Município, the regulation n° 5.493, recognizing América Futebol Clube, as an instrument of the city’s Public Utility.
In 2005, the club was once promoted to the Campeonato Brasileiro 2nd Division, after finishing in 2nd in the 1/3 division. and América had the very best ahead of the competition, Paulinho Marília, with 10 goals.
On November 25, 2006, América as soon as again managed to qualify for the Brazilian Championship First Division, after a 2-2 tie with champion Atlético-MG, at Mineirão, with a report public of 74,694 (largest public of the yr in Brazil), after begin losing by way of the score of two-0. at the finish of the sport, América crossed the stadium applauded via Atlético’s fanatics. The club finished in fourth in the Campeonato Brasileiro second Division.