Red Star Belgrade is a Serbian football club based in Belgrade. They currently feature in the Serbian Superliga and are one of the traditional giants of both Serbia (formerly of Yugoslavia) and Europe. They are the only club from Serbia to have won the European Cup.
Red Star Belgrade were established on March 4,1945 and were initially a Youth Physical Culture Society with 7 sports sections. In 1948 the sports sections of the club were transformed into clubs and the Youth Physical Culture Society Red Star became Sport Society Red Star.
Red Star won their first national championships in 1951 and that started their domination of formerly Yugoslav football and now Serbian football. So far Red Star have won 25 national championships, 22 National Cups.
Red Star Belgrade are also the most successful Serbian club in Europe. They have played in Europe 45 times and won the European Cup in the 1990-1991 season. They had earlier reached the UEFA Cup final in 1978-1979, the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup on two occasions and one UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup semi-finals. They also won the Intercontinental Cup in 1991.
Red Star Belgrade play their home matches at the Stadion Crvena Zvezda that can entertain 55,000 spectators. They bear the nickname Zvezda, Crveno-beli and Delije.
Some of the club’s achievements include:-25 National Championships-22 National Cups-1 European Cup-1 Intercontinental Cup