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Brasil "o País do Futebol" ("the country of football"), home to 28.203 professional and 22.782 amateur football players in 2015 and a growing number of 783 professional football clubs. From which, 520 clubs are playing professional competitions. From that staggering amount, only 20 clubs find themselves at the top, namely; the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, generating an annual turnover of 3.6 billion Brazilian Reais, equivalent to $1.34 billion US dollars.
Brasilian football club Avaí ‘Lion Of The Island’ and one of the best teams that football in Santa Catarina has ever known, currently finds itself in between the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A and the Campeonato Brasileiro Série B. Not being able to be a permanent member in Série A. Which results in a yearly loss in budget that is more than double in relation to the budget generated in Série B.