Most popular team in the state of Minas Gerais,Brazil. Cruzeiro Esporte Clube finished in 4th place last season’s league in the Serie A. The Brazilian club qualified for the 2010 Copa Libertadores First Stage were drawn against Real Potosi from Bolivia with the first leg ended with a score of 1-1, but the second leg finished 7-0 in Cruzeiro’s favour. Currently playing in the Second Stage Group 7, which also includes Velez Sarfield, Colo-Colo and Deportivo Italia. For the record Cruzeiro has won two Copa Libertadores.
The new Reebok kits to be worn by the players of Cruzeiro in the 2010 campaign have been unveiled to the fans and press. The kits were present with new sponsor logo on the shirt, Banco BMG is the master sponsor the financial institution printed their logo on the chest and back of the uniform, following an agreement signed in December 2009. The Ricardo Eletro is the third largest retailer of furniture and appliances, has its name displayed on the sleeves. And the third major sponsor Questão de Estilo Jeans Wear is one of the largest manufacturers of jeans from Brazil, stamping his mark on the back of the shirt, below the number of players.
On shirt, Reebok logo is placed in the centre, just below the neck, on both the home and the away. The new home shirt is blue with white piping around the shoulders and around the neck. The 5 stars on the chest symbolise the Southern Cross constellation. These stars appear loosely also on the white shorts. The away shirt is white and has the club crest on the left side of the chest rather than loose stars. The complementary away shorts are blue and also feature the club crest. Banco BMG is the sponsor of Cruzeiro’s shirts.