Fudbalski klub Crvena zvezda (Serbian Cyrillic: Фудбалски клуб Црвена звезда, English: Red Star Football Club), which translates into English as simply Red Star (Serbian: Црвена звезда / Crvena zvezda), is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade commonly known elsewhere as Red Star Belgrade (Serbian: Црвена звезда Београд / Crvena zvezda Beograd), the major part of the Red Star multi-sport club.
They are the only Serbian and Yugoslav club to have won the European Cup, having done so in 1991, and the only team to have won the Intercontinental Cup, also in 1991. With 30 national championships, 24 national cups, 2 national supercups and one league cup between Serbian and Yugoslav competitions, Red Star was the most successful club in Yugoslavia and finished first in the Yugoslav First League all-time table, and is the most successful club in Serbia. Since the 1991–92 season, Red Star's best results are in the UEFA Champions League group stage and UEFA Europa League knockout phase.
According to 2008 polls, Red Star Belgrade is the most popular football club in Serbia, with 48.2% of the population supporting them. They have many supporters in other former Yugoslav republics and in the Serbian diaspora. Their main rivals are fellow Belgrade side Partizan. The championship matches between these two clubs are known as The Eternal derby.
According to the International Federation of Football History & Statistics' list of the Top 200 European clubs of the 20th century, Red Star is the highest-ranked Serbian and ex-Yugoslavian club, sharing the 27th position on the list with Dutch club Feyenoord.
Rajko Mitić Stadium (Serbian: Стадион Рајко Митић, previously known as Red Star Stadium (Serbian: Стадион Црвена звезда, romanized: Stadion Crvena zvezda), also known as Marakana (Serbian Cyrillic: Маракана), is a multi-use stadium in Belgrade, Serbia which has been the home ground of Red Star Belgrade since 1963. The stadium is located in Dedinje, municipality of Savski Venac.
Rajko Mitić Stadium, renamed in December 2014 in honor of club's former player and legend Rajko Mitić has a seating capacity of 55,538, and is currently the largest stadium in Serbia by capacity.
The Stadium has hosted numerous international matches at a senior level, including European Cup final in 1973 and UEFA European Championship finals in 1976.