Brazilian Giants Flamengo to Host Open Training Ahead of FC Series Match Against MLS Side Orlando City SC

ORLANDO, Florida (Wednesday, January 17, 2024) — Clube de Regatas do Flamengo will host an open training session at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday, Jan. 25. The event precedes an FC Series friendly between Flamengo and Orlando City SC at Exploria Stadium in Orlando on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. 

Tickets to the Thursday open training start at $24.50 and are available now at, where limited tickets also remain for the Jan. 27 match and Flamengo’s Jan. 21 friendly against Philadelphia Union at Al Lang Park in St. Petersburg.

Founded in 1895, Flamengo is one of Brazil's most popular and successful soccer clubs. With a rich history, a commitment to excellence and over 40 million supporters, Flamengo has consistently been a dominant force in Brazilian football. The club won its third Copa Libertadores title in 2022 and has also claimed the Brasileirão Série A title eight times, the Copa do Brasil four times and the Intercontinental Cup once. 

The January edition of the FC Series marks Flamengo's return to the United States after five years. In 2019, the club won the Florida Cup and began one of the most decorated years in its history, including wins in Campeonato Carioca, Campeonato Brasileiro and Copa Libertadores.

An FC Series media kit with logos, advisories, images, press conference video, transcripts and additional press information is available here

Media credential details for both matchdays, the open training and the Jan. 25 FC Series Media Day event at Universal Orlando Resort are available here.



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Flamengo is the greatest soccer brand in Brazil. The club, recognized by its iconic red and black jersey, is known for having the biggest number of supporters in the whole planet - more than 48 million fans worldwide. Established in 1895, Flamengo has won many titles in multiple sports during those 128 years. In football, the most loved sport in our country, we have won 8 Brazilian Leagues, 4 Brazilian Cups, 37 Rio state leagues, 3 Libertadores Cups and the 1981 FIFA Club World Cup. The biggest names in Brazilian soccer history have played for Flamengo, including Zico, Junior, Leonardo, Romario, Socrates, Adriano and even Pelé, once, in a friendly match.

Nowadays the club is known for having the most professional structure in the national scenario. After years of planning and money-saving, Flamengo is now unleashing its full potential by attracting bigger sponsors and spending that money in infrastructure improvements and players. The restructuring years have turned into trophies: last season, the club once again became state, national and continental soccer champions. Among the Olympic sports, Flamengo won the rowing, basketball, gymnastics and synchronized swimming national championships.


​​​​​​Sam Gardner (ENG), FC Series |
Patricia Maldonado (BRA), FC Series |

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