FC Rapid Bucuresti is a Romanian football club. It was founded in 1923 by a group workers under the name of 'Cultural and Sporting Association CFR'. Rapid won the Romanian championship 3 times (1967, 1999 and 2003) and the Romanian Cup on thirteen occasions. In 2006, Rapid became an incorporated company, its largest share-holder being George Copos, a wealthy businessman. In June 1923, Teofil Copaci, Grigore Grigoriu, Aurel Kahane, Geza Ginzer and other Romanian railroad workers agreed the fusion of two amateur clubs, ''CFR'' (ex-''Rampa Militari'') and ''Excelsior''. After a few years, the team started competing in the first league in 1931. During the pre-war years, Rapid...'
Contributions by Luci Sandor, 126.96.36.199, and Bine Mai.