Most kids probably love soccer. But if the weather is terrible on the street and you don’t want to leave the house, we have prepared the printable Atletico Mineiro coloring pages for you.
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Free Atletico Mineiro Coloring Pages
Atletico Mineiro was founded on March 25, 1908, by students. It was crowned state champion in 1915 and has won titles ever since.
The club is one of the most identified with its mascot, the rooster, created by the cartoonist Fernando Pierucetti, known as Mangabeira, under the following premise: “Atlético has always been a fighting team.
It looks like a fighting rooster, which never gives up and fights until it dies”. The nickname stands, along with the anthem, as the main battle cry adopted by Atlético fans, famous for their loyalty and passion, even in the most challenging moments.
Until 2012, the black-and-white crowd led ten editions of the Brazilian Championship in an average number of home fans, surpassed only by Flamengo’s 12 editions.
In 1937, Atlético won the State Champions Cup, the first professional competition between different Brazilian states.
The tournament brought together the champions of Espírito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. In 1950, the Gallo toured Europe, where it played ten matches against teams from Germany, Austria, Belgium, France, and Luxembourg.
The excellent campaign (six wins, two draws, and two defeats) earned them the symbolic title of “Ice Champions”, even mentioned in the Atlético’s anthem.
In 1969, at the Mineirão, the Albinegro defeated the Brazilian national team by 2 to 1, the only club to achieve such a feat.
In 1971, Atlético won the Brazilian Championship title after beating São Paulo and Botafogo in the final triangular match. Dario Maravilha scored the 1-0 victory over the Cariocas.
Between 1977 and 2012, the Roosters were Brazilian vice-champions on four occasions. In this period, the club won the Copa dos Campeões do Brasil in 1978, six consecutive times the Minas Gerais championship (from 1978 to 1983), and twice the Copa Conmebol in 1992 and 1997.
El Gallo experienced the worst moment in its history in 2005 when it was relegated to the second division of the Brazilian Championship. But pushed by the “Massa vinegar” (nickname of its fans), the Gallo returned to the elite in 2006.
In July 2013, Atlético won the most important title in its history. The team led by Cuca lifted the Copa Libertadores by beating Olimpia in the final.
In Belo Horizonte, the Gallo equalized the 0-2 deficit it had suffered in Paraguay and took the final to extra time, where there were no goals.
In the penalties, the club did not fail and gave happiness to its fans. In the semifinal against Newell’s Old Boys, El Gallo also advanced from the 12 penalty kicks, with the same previous story.
In the quarterfinals, there was a moment the torcedor will never forget: goalkeeper Victor saved with his foot a penalty kick taken by Tijuana’s Reasco in the 47th minute of the second half and took El Gallo to the semifinal.
Since its foundation, Atlético Mineiro’s home jersey has consisted of black and white vertical stripes. The reserve is predominantly white.
Over the heart, the players wear the club’s crest with a yellow star on top, about the 1971 Brasileirão.
On some occasions, they wear red stars that recall the Copa dos Campeões dos Estados and the Copa Conmebol.
In 1983, Atlético played a match with six stars below the shield, alluding to the Mineiro hexacampeonato.