Everything that you ever wanted to know, but was afraid to ask
is known as HURRICANE because in 1949 it just smashed the other teams,
won 11 games and lost just one, scoring 49 goals changed the way to play,
developed idols. Like the really Hurricane, ATLÉTICO devastated
everything and all that stay on its way.
first paranaense champion was Internacional, in 1915. After that it became
Gottardi, the Caju, played for 17 years in ATLÉTICO, he never wanted
to play in another team. In 1945 and 1946 he was the major team goalkeeper
and junior team forward, he scored 5 goals. Caju only wore the brazilian
national's team jersey, Paranaense state and ATLÉTICO's jersey.
He really loved ATLÉTICO.
supporters always scream "Uh! Caldeirão" (Caldeirão means
Cauldron) when ATLÉTICO score a goal.
President Jofre Cabral e Silva was the one who gave the nickname "coxa-branca"
to coritiba's supporters. ATLÉTICO is know as Cartola and coritiba
know as germans. Coritiba players were so white that Jofre started calling
them "coxas-brancas", and today this also mean pig.
was the best scorer in ATLÉTICO history, scoring 131 goals. In 1970
he scored 26 goals and at 1972 scored 30 goals, no other player has ever
beaten him in Paranaenses' championships until today.
is the name of the game between ATLÉTICO and coritiba.
1978 ATLÉTICO and Colorado played in Baixada, at 75' the result
was 0 X 4 to Colorado. Supporters were leaving the stadium when Ziquita
scored the first goal to ATLÉTICO. At 79' Ziquita score another.
It was the begining of a party in Baixada. At 81' Ziquita again scored
one more goal and the stadium "came down". Supporters went back to the
stadium from the streets, the crowd was "burning". And at 88' what nobody
was waiting for, happened, yes, Ziquita tied the game. 4 X 4 unbelievable!
Ziquita never shined in just a few minutes. It could be more, if Ziquita
had scored another goal at 89' when the ball hit the post. Then it would
had been too much to any heart. It was a victory with the taste of title!
beated coritiba in finals in 1943, 1945, 1983 and 1990.
is know as Devil's Cauldron because when ATLÉTICO plays there it
just smash the other teams.
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