Experience the golden age of Brazil's favorite sport by visiting 2 traditional football clubs, Fluminense and Botafogo, on a fun tour in Rio de Janeiro. See the trophies and stadiums of these 2 clubs, and marvel at the field where Garrincha used to play.
What to Expect
Enjoy a mix of sports and history on this football club tour in Rio de Janeiro, and find out why Brazilians are so passionate about the sport.
Visit the Fluminense Football Club and the trophy hall, with videos, pictures and goals. Learn about the beginnings of the sport in Rio, as your guide tells you the story of how a group of young English men introduced football to Rio de Janeiro. See the first stadium of the city and imagine yourself back in Belle Époque times.
In Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, take the Tunnel of Time to see the development of this special club. Learn about the famous player, Garrincha. He was World Champion in 1958 and 1962, and together with Pelé the best player in Brazilian history.
This tour is special for all soccer fans, but even non-fans will enjoy learning about the glamour and glory of old Rio de Janeiro in its golden age of football.
- Official tour guide
Know Before You Go
• Due to the traditional rules of Brazil's Football Clubs, it is prohibited to enter the football clubs wearing any item of clothing representing another soccer team, Brazilian or international.