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Camise Palmeiras

Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras (Portuguese pronunciation: [pawˈmejɾɐs]) is a professional football club, based in São Paulo, Brazil.

The club was founded on August 26, 1914, as Palestra Italia (pronounced [paˌlɛstɾiˈtaliɐ]), but changed to the current name on September 14, 1942. It is a popular and successful Brazilian club, with around 18 million supporters and 126,000 season ticket holders,[2] including a large number of Brazilians of Italian ancestry. Despite being primarily an association football team, Palmeiras competes in a number of different sports, most notably basketball. The football team plays in the Campeonato Paulista,[nb 1] the state of São Paulo's premier state league, as well as in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A,[nb 2] the top tier of the Brazilian football league system.