Major honours:
2 Copa Libertadores: 1976, 1997
3 Campeonato Brasileiro: 1966, 2003, 2013
1 Taca Brasil: 1966
4 Copa do Brasil: 1993, 1996, 2000, 2003
36 Campeonato Mineiro: 1926, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1956, 1959,1960, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2011

*The honours listed above are considered to be the club’s major titles and, as such, are not intended to be a full list of achievements.

Legendary players:
Niginho (1929-32, 1935-36 & 1939-47), Procopio (1959-61, 1966-68 & 1973-74), Tostao (1963-72), Dirceu Lopes (1964-76), Natal (1964-71), Wilson Piazza (1964-77), Raul Plassmann (1966-78), Ze Carlos (1966-77), Palhinha (1968-76 & 1983-84), Eduardo Amorim (1969-81), Roberto Perfumo (1971-75), Joaozinho (1972-86), Nelinho (1973-82), Nonato (1991-97), Ronaldo (1993-94), Dida (1994-98), Marcelo Ramos (1995-96, 1997-99 & 2002-03), Juan Pablo Sorin (2000-02, 2004 & since 2008), Gomes (2001-04), Alex (2001 & 2003-04), Fred (2004-05), Ramires (2007-10)