Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, or simply called "Flamenco" for short is a Brazilian sports club based in Rio De Janeiro. They are best known internationally because they have had success with their football team throughout different eras both before and after state leagues were introduced into Brazil which occurred during the 20th-century era when Flamingo won two consecutive titles as carioca league champion back then (1939 & 1940). The club has a rich history that dates back to 1903. They are best known for their involvement in football and sailing, but also have chapters related to judo as well! Flamengo is one of the most popular clubs in Brazil, having won 8 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A and 37 Carioca Championships and also gained recognition for their successful campaigns during 1987 UNIÃO COPA União when they became the only team ever to win both competitions back -to itself!. Flamengo is the most popular club with over 40 million fans across both countries!