10 Curiosidades que no conocías de Millonarios

10 Curiosities that you did not know about Millionaires

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  1. Millonarios FC was founded on June 18, 1946 by a group of Bogotá businessmen headed by Alfonso Senior Quevedo, who was the club's first president.

  2. The Millonarios team is known as "Los Embajadores" because its founders were businessmen who had worked abroad and wanted the team to represent Colombia in the world of soccer.

  3. The first title that Millonarios won was the Colombian league in 1949, and since then they have won a total of 15 league titles, being one of the most successful teams in Colombian soccer.

  4. In the 1950s, Millonarios was one of the most prominent teams in South American football, winning the Copa Merconorte in 1953, the Copa del Atlántico in 1953 and 1954, and the Little World Cup in 1953 and 1954.

  5. The first foreign player to play for Millonarios was Argentine Néstor Rossi, who joined the team in 1949 and became one of the club's idols.

  6. One of the most emblematic players in the history of Millonarios is striker Alfredo Di Stéfano, who played for the team between 1949 and 1953 and was instrumental in winning several titles.

  7. In 1987, Millonarios was one of the founding teams of the Copa Libertadores de América tournament, the most important club tournament in South America.

  8. The Millonarios stadium is the Estadio Nemesio Camacho El Campín, located in Bogotá, and has a capacity for more than 36,000 spectators.

  9. Millonarios has a large number of fans and followers in Colombia and around the world, and is considered one of the most popular and beloved teams in the country.

  10. Millionaires has had great Colombian players in its squad such as Willington Ortiz, Jaime Morón, Rafael Robayo, Carlos Valderrama, Mario Alberto Yepes, among others.

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