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Cruz Azul
Full name Cruz Azul Fútbol Club, A.C.
Nickname(s) La Máquina (The Machine)
Los Cementeros (The Cementers)
El Azul (The Blues)
Las Liebres (The Hares)
Founded May 22, 1927
Ground Estadio Azul
Benito Juárez, Mexico City
Ground Capacity 32,904
Owner Cooperativa Cemento Cruz Azul
Chairman Guillermo Álvarez Cuevas
Manager Luis Fernando Tena
League Liga MX
Clausura 2014 1st
Third colours

Cruz Azul Fútbol Club, A.C., known simply as Cruz Azul ( "Blue Cross"), is a football club from Mexico City, Mexico. It was originally from Ciudad Cooperativa Cruz Azul, Hidalgo.

Cruz Azul is the most successful club in CONCACAF Champions League, with six titles. They are also the third most popular team in Mexico (after Guadalajara and Club América).

Currently this team plays in Estadio Azul in Mexico City.

Honors

Domestic

1968-69, México 1970, 1971-72, 1972-73, 1973-74, 1978-79, 1979-80, Invierno 1997
Runners-up (10): 1969-70, 1980-81, 1986-87, 1988-89, 1994-95, Invierno 1999.
1963-64
  • Copa México/Copa MX: 3
1968-69, 1996-97, Clausura 2013
Runners-up (2): 1973-74, 1987-88
  • Campeón de Campeones: 2
1968-69, 1973-74
Runners-up (1): 1972

International

1969, 1970, 1971, 1996, 1997, 2014
Runners-up (2): 2009, 2010
Runners-up (1): 2001
  • Copa Interamericana: 0
Runners-up (1): 1972

Minor trophies

  • Copa Pachuca: 5
1997, 1998, 2002, 2006, 2007
Runners-up (2): 2000, 2005
  • 400 Monterrey Tournament Champion: 1
1996

Friendly

  • Teresa Herrera Trophy: 0
Fourth place (1): 2000
Runners-up (1): 2002
Third place (1):2008
  • Copa 5 De Mayo: 1
2004
  • Copa Panamericana 2007 (friendly tournament)
  • Copa Cuauhtemoc: 1
2008
  • Copa Aztex: 1
2009
  • Foursquare Champion Azteca: 81
1981
  • Burgos Tournament Champion: 1
1980
  • Almeria Tournament Champion: 1
1979

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