Bella Vista is Uruguayan club from Montevideo founded in 1920.
The team made their debut in the Primera División already in 1923. They got off to a flying start finishing third in their debut season in the top flight. Bella Vista enjoyed even better fortune next year as they became runners-up after giants Nacional. However, the club had a historic campaign in 1990 when they claimed their first Primera División title to date.
Bella Vista achieved some moderate success on the international scene. They made six appearances in the Copa Libertadores climbing up to the quarter-finals in 1999 at the utmost. In 2011, the team featured in the Copa Sudamericana but eliminated after the first found.
Bella Vista’s colors are yellow and white. It’s a tidbit that there is some controversy regarding their origin. Most likely that half yellow and half white kits were inspired by the same colors of the Vatican flag. The other version is that the colors were chosen due to preferences of the team’s former authorities between Peñarol and Nacional.
Bella Vista play their home matches at Estadio José Nasazzi with the capacity of 15,000 seats.
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