Gremio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense
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|Club Name||Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense|
|Nickname(s)||Tricolor, Imortal (Immortal)|
|Stadium||Arena do Grêmio|
|Division||Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A|
The Porto Alegre derby, called "Grenal", is considered one of the two biggest, if not the biggest rivalry in the entire country. Players and managers have been sacked in the past based on almost only the derby result criteria. Gremio are 6th in the rank of who has the biggest number of supporters in Brazil and are one of the only two teams that have won 4 Brazilian Cups, the other being Cruzeiro.
They have won 35 state championships (Gauchão), 2 national championships (Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A), 2 South-American cups (Copa Libertadores) and one intercontinental cup, the equivalent to the World Cup of Clubs back then. In their recent spells they have reached the semi-final of the Copa Libertadores in 2009, finished second in the Brazilan Championship in 2008 and reached the final of the Copa Libertadores in 2007 - when they lost to Boca Juniors. Their last big success was in 1995/96 when they won the national championship, won the Copa Libertadores and later on failed to be world champions after loosing in a penalty shoot-out to Ajax.
 Pre-PES 2012
Grêmio has never appeared in the PES series. They have provided quality players that have made their fame world wide such as Ronaldinho, Emerson, Lucas Leiva, Anderson, Carlos Eduardo, Anderson Polga, Rafael Carioca. Others barely passed by during a quick spell such as Grafite, Michel Bastos, Gilberto, Maxi Lopez.
 PES 2012
Grêmio will feature in PES for the first time, playing in the Copa Libertadores.
 PES 2013
They appear on the Brazilian League, having one of the best teams in the league.
 Current Squad
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