Club Deportivo Universidad Católica is a Chilean football club from Santiago founded in 1937 by the group of students.
The team began their way in the Chilean Second Division and broke into the top flight already after one season in the second tier. They claimed their first league honors in 1949. Overall, they recorded a total of 10 Primera División titles in between 1949 and 2010 thus establishing themselves as the third most titled club in Chile. Moreover, Universidad Católica welcomed five Chilean Cups to their trophy cabinet.
The 1990s saw a fruitful period for the team on the international arena. They finished as runners-up in the 1993 Copa Libertadores losing the finals to Brazilian giants São Paulo. In 1994, the club enjoyed better fortune recording the Inter-American Cup victory.
Universidad Católica have a longstanding rivalry with Universidad de Chile and the matches between two prominent clubs, called the Clásico Universitario, are the most attended matches in the Chilean championship. The UC have established themselves as a feeder club for many notorious players as Osvaldo Hurtado, Patricio Toledo, Gary Medel and others.
The team play their home matches at Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo which can hold up to 18,000 people.
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