Club America are commonly known as 'Aguilas del America' with reference to the club mascot the eagle, which is flown around their stadium, the impressive Estadio Azteca, at half-time every match

The Azteca is the largest stadium in Mexico and Latin America, and the second largest football stadium in the world with a capacity of 105,000. It is also the only stadium in history to host two World Cup finals, in 1970 and 1986

América is one of the most successful clubs in Mexico. Domestically, the club has ten national titles, which places it second overall to Chivas, their bitter rivals from Guadalajara. Matches between them are known as El Súper Clásico, and are always considered the most important game of the season

According to a 2012 poll conducted by Consulta Mitofsky, América is Mexico's most popular football club, with 23.4%, 2.3% more than Guadalajara. Although the most popular, América is also considered the most hated club in Mexico, with 44%