Female participation in football’s development in Belo Horizonte took place in several ways. Women’s participation as fans has been remarkable since the early years, and their presence in stadium stands were highly cited. Some played a decisive role in entities’ daily lives, especially in their social boards. The figure of a queen of clubs was recurrent, with the subsequent election of the queen of sports in the city. Neném Aluotto, Queen of Sports in Belo Horizonte, 1926.

Text: Raphael Rajão Ribeiro
Copyright: Magazines’ collection from Belo Horizonte’s Public Archive


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