Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas is one of the four major football clubs in Rio de Janeiro along with Flamengo, Fluminense and Vasco da Gama.
Botafogo FR currently campaigns in the top tier of Brazilian soccer – the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A where it finished in an impressive 6th place last season. The club’s most recent success came in its winning the 2010 Campeonato Carioca (Rio de Janeiro State Championsip).
This weekend, Botafogo FR unveiled its Fila 2011 kit collection. The new Fogão (Great Fire) home kit was used for the first time during Sunday’s 4-0 win over local rival Vasca da Gama at the Estádio Olímpico in Rio de Janeiro. The win sees the club hold onto 6th place in the 2011 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A table, eight points behind leaders Flamengo.