Everton de Viña del Mar
, is a Chilean football
club based in the city of Viña del Mar
. The club was founded June 24
(named after Everton F.C.
after being founded by visiting Liverpudlian sailors) and are the current champions of the Primera División
It is the sixth most winning team, having won the national title 4 times, an achievement shared with both Audax Italiano
. Additionally, it is the second most winning team from regions, behind Cobreloa
The "Ruleteros" (rouletters) nickname comes from Viña del Mar's status as a gambling resort.
Their home games are played at the Estadio Sausalito, which has a capacity of approximately 22,000 seats. The stadium was used as one of the venues for the 1962 FIFA World Cup. The semi-final between Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia was played at the ground.
Clásico del Puerto (The Seaport Derby)
Everton's main rivals are Santiago Wanderers from the nearby city of Valparaíso. Valparaíso is seen as an old and poor city, whilst Viña del Mar is renowned for being a rich and glamorous place. The local derby has been dubbed the "Clásico del Puerto" or "The Seaport Derby".
Performance in CONMEBOL competitions
- Best: First Round in 1977
Reforcemeints for Clausura 08