Sport Club Corinthians Paulista

Sport Club Corinthians Paulista (, commonly known as Timão ( or ) or Coringão, is a Brazilian multisport club based in the city of São Paulo. They play in the São Paulo state league, as well as the Campeonato Brasileiro, Brazil's top national league. Corinthians was a founding member of the Clube dos 13 group of leading Brazilian football clubs.

Corinthians have won their state championship a record 26 times, the Brasileirão on five occasions, including a double in 1998/99, and the Copa do Brasil three times; in South America, they are currently champions of the Copa Libertadores, having also reached the semifinals in 2000. They reached the quarterfinals of the Copa Sudamericana in 2005 and the semifinals of the Copa CONMEBOL and Copa Mercosul in 1994 and 2001. They won the 2000 FIFA Club World Championship Final, defeating Vasco da Gama 4–3 in the final, which was held at the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. The Timão play their home games at the Pacaembu, which currently holds up to 40,199 spectators. In 2013, Corinthians are due to move to their new home of New Corinthians Stadium, which will have a capacity of 65,000. Corinthians' home kit is white shirts, with black shorts, accompanied by white socks, this combination has been used since 1920. Nike are the kit manufacturers.

Corinthians is Brazil's richest football club in terms of revenue, with an annual income of R$293m (€118m/$145m) in 2011, and the most valuable club in the nation, worth over R$1.005B (€404m/$496m) in 2012. During their history, the club has been known by a number of nicknames, including Timão, due to their popularity in Brazil. Between 2004 and 2007, three different surveys were conducted by the research firms Ibope, Data Folha and CNT/Sensus to measure which was the favorite football team in Brazil. According to the results, Corinthians was preferred by 13.2% to 14% of the Brazilian population, which represents approximately 24 to 26 millions fans in Brazil . There are also several Corinthians' organized fan clubs of football factories, among them Gaviões da Fiel, Camisa 12, Coringão Chopp, Pavilhão 9 and Estopim da Fiel.

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