Estadio de General Severiano, Rio de Janeiro

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Estádio General Severiano was a football stadium located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It was the home stadium of Botafogo and it had a maximum capacity of 20,000 people.HistoryThe stadium was built in 1912, It was inaugurated on May 13, 1913, when Botafogo beat Flamengo 1 - 0.After a reformation led by architect Rafael Galvão that lasted ten years, Estádio General Severiano was reinaugurated on August 28, 1938, when Botafogo beat Fluminense 3 - 2. The stadium was closed in the 1970s, under Charles Borer's term as president, after Botafogo's headquarters, where the stadium was located in, where sold to Companhia Vale do Rio Doce. Estádio General Severiano was demolished in 1977.CT João SaldanhaA training ground named Centro de Treinamento João Saldanha was inaugurated on March 29, 2004, in the same place where Estádio General Severiano was located in. The training ground name honors João Saldanha, who was a supporter of Botafogo, and was a former head coach and chairman of the club.
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  • Is the current headquarters of Botafogo and no more games here but it's worth coming to know and appreciate the trophies.
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  • The headquarters of Botafogo is open to public visitation and guide, which through the halls account peculiarities of the mansion and leads the visitor, which is knowing the Club's history that is intertwined with the history of Brazilian football itself.
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  • Historic building, account of the achievements of the Lone Star team. It is possible to take a guided tour of the facilities and better know all the glories of dear alvinegro.
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