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CFR Cluj is a Romanian professional football club based in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj County.
Cluj had spent most of its existence in the lower divisions.
On returning to the top flight in 2004, CFR Cluj has relied increasingly on foreign players for its success.
Manager: Dan Petrescu
Club Owner: Ioan Varga
Sporting director: Bogdan Mara
During the 2007–08 campaign, they were champions of Liga I for the first time in their history, taking the national title away from capital-based teams after seventeen years and consequently qualifying for the UEFA Champions League group stage in the process.
CFR has won a total of thirteen domestic trophies, all in the 21st century—six Liga I, four Cupa României, and three Supercupa României.
Cluj has a fierce rivalry with neighboring Universitatea Cluj, with matches between the two being known as Derbiul Clujului.