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Full name Figueirense Futebol Clube
Nickname(s) Figueira (The Fig Tree)
Founded June 12, 1921
Ground Orlando Scarpelli, Florianópolis, Brazil
(Capacity: 19,908)
Chairman Brazil Norton Flores Boppré
Manager Brazil Renê Weber
League Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, 6th
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

Figueirense Futebol Clube, also known as Figueirense, is a Brazilian football team in Florianópolis, Santa Catarina.



In 1921, the club was founded as Figueirense Foot-ball Club. In 1932 the team won their first state championship. From 1935 to 1937, Figueirense was three times in a row Catarinense champion. In 1939, Figueirense won again the state championship, that was end of the Golden Decade of the club.

In 1972, was the end of the 30-year state championship titleless period. In 1973, Figueirense was the first team of Santa Catarina state in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A. In 1974, the team won Campeonato Catarinense again.

In 1987, the club played at Campeonato Catarinense Second Division, and won the promotion to the First Division. In 1994, the 17-year state championship titleless period ended. In 1995, Figeirense was Torneio Mercosul champion (not to be confused with Copa Mercosur) at Santa Catarina. It was the club's first (and only) international title.

In 2001, the club was Campeonato Brasileiro Second Division runner-up, and was promoted to the following year's First Division. From 2002 to 2004, Figueirense was three times in a row Campeonato Catarinense champion. In 2008, Figueirense won the Copa São Paulo de Juniores for the first time after beating Rio Branco-SP 2-0 in the final.

Current roster

As May 30, 2009.

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Dalton
Brazil GK Enderson
Brazil GK Gustavo
Brazil GK Wilson
Brazil DF Anderson Luis
Brazil DF Anderson Pico (on loan from Grêmio)
Brazil DF Bruno Perone
Brazil DF Davidson Morais
Brazil DF Dieyson
Brazil DF João Filipe
Brazil DF Lucas
Brazil DF Rafael Lima
Brazil DF Régis
Brazil DF Roger Carvalho
Brazil DF Toninho
Brazil DF Wellington
Brazil DF Egídio (on loan from Flamengo)
Brazil MF Alê
Brazil MF Carlinhos
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Diego Paulista
Brazil MF Fernandes
Brazil MF Kássio
Brazil MF Luciano Totó
Brazil MF Michel Schmöller
Brazil MF Paulinho
Brazil MF Pedrinho
Brazil MF Sidnei
Brazil MF Talhetti
Brazil FW Clodoaldo
Brazil FW Douglas
Brazil FW Júlio César
Brazil FW Rafael Coelho
Brazil FW Marcelo
Brazil FW Marquinhos Júnior
Brazil FW Ricardinho
Brazil FW Schwenck
Brazil FW Paulo Sérgio (on loan from Flamengo)

Out on loan

No. Position Player
Brazil MF Sidnei (on loan to São Bento until end of the season 2009)
No. Position Player
Brazil FW Tiago Prado (on loan to Vila Nova until end of the season 2009)


Figueirense's stadium is Estádio Orlando Scarpelli, built in 1961, with a maximum capacity of 19,908 people.


  • Runners-up (1): 2007
  • Runners-up (1): 2001
  • Winners (15): 1932, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1941, 1972, 1974, 1994, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008
  • Runners-up (6): 1950, 1975, 1979, 1983, 1984, 1993
  • Winners (2): 1990, 1996
  • Runners-up (2): 1991, 1993
  • Winners (1): 1995

Notable players


  • The club is named Figueirense after the neighbourhood where it is located, in Centro neighborhood) [1]. Figueirense means "from Figueira".
  • In 2002, Rivaldo's and César Sampaio's company, called CSR Esporte & Marketing, and Figueirense signed a partnership. The company was responsible for the administration of the professional football of Figueirense. The partnership ended in 2004.
  • Figueirense was one of the founders of the defunct Liga Catharinense de Desportos Terrestres, organized on April 12, 1923.


Since September 2002, Figueirense's mascot is an anthropomorphic fig tree named Figueirinha, which means Little Figueira. The mascot is usually depicted wearing the club's home kit.

Junior Squad

No. Position Player
Brazil GK Daniel Júnior
Brazil GK Givaldo
Brazil GK Pedro Henrique
Brazil DF Alexandre Moraes
Brazil DF Ricardo Bittencourt
Brazil DF Cristiano Soares
Brazil DF Juninho
Brazil DF Leo
Brazil DF Luan
Brazil DF Marcos
Brazil DF William Matheus
Brazil MF Dilson
Brazil MF Guti
Brazil MF Jackson Sousa
No. Position Player
Brazil MF Kleverson
Brazil MF Ricardo
Brazil MF Roberto Firmino
Brazil MF Roberto Santos
Brazil MF Tallis
Brazil MF Thiago Silva
Brazil FW Adison
Brazil FW Alex Junio
Brazil FW Alex
Brazil FW Fernando Dimas
Brazil FW Héber
Brazil FW Jeferson
Brazil FW Joel
Brazil FW Matheus Dilmann

National competitions record


First Division (Serie A)

Year Position Year Position
1973 35th 2003 11th
1975 21st 2004 11th
1976 45th 2005 16th
1978 55th 2006 7th
1979 46th 2007 13th
2002 17th 2008 17th

Second Division (Serie B)

Year Position
1980 32nd
1985 3rd
1989 32nd
1991 34th
2000 9th
2001 2nd
2009 6th

Third Division (Serie C)

Year Position
1981 8th
1998 30th
1999 6th

Brazilian Cup

Year Position Year Position
1995 36th 2003 15th
1997 37th 2004 43rd
1999 45th 2005 8th
2000 42nd 2007 2nd
2001 47th 2009
2002 12th


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