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Juninho

Juninho, Portuguese for "little Junior", is a common nickname for footballers whose full name includes Júnior. It is often combined with an epithet, sometimes a demonym (a word derived from their place of origin) to distinguish them from other players with the same nickname, as shown in several of the following examples.

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Juninho, Portuguese for "little Junior", is a common nickname for footballers whose full name includes Júnior. It is often combined with an epithet, sometimes a demonym (a word derived from their place of origin) to distinguish them from other players with the same nickname, as shown in several of the following examples.

- Juninho Fonseca (born 1958, Alcides Fonseca Júnior), defender, Ponte Preta & Corinthians, 1982 World Cup
- Juninho Paulista (born 1973, Osvaldo Giroldo Júnior), midfielder, São Paulo, Middlesbrough, Atletico Madrid, Sydney FC and 2002 World Cup
- Juninho Petrolina (born 1974, Hamilton Timbira Dias Santos Júnior), offensive midfielder, Sport Recife & Beira Mar
- Juninho Pernambucano (born 1975, Antônio Augusto Ribeiro Reis Júnior), attacking midfielder, Vasco da Gama, Olympique Lyonnais & Al Gharafa, 2006 World Cup
- Carlos Alberto Carvalho dos Anjos Junior (born 1977), Bahia, Kawasaki Frontale
- Fidelis Junior Santana da Silva, (born 1981), Sinop, Winterthur
- Tadeu Jesus Nogueira Júnior (born 1981), goalkeeper
- Anselmo Vendrechovski Junior (born 1982), central defender, Suwon Samsung Bluewings, UANL
- Júnior César Araujo (born 1983), defensive midfielder, Fluminense
- Wilson Aparecido Xavier Júnior (born 1984), Figueirense & Domžale
- Gilson Luís Pinheiro Júnior (born 1985, Gilson Luiz Pinheiro Júnior), Corinthians, Chiasso & Perugia
- José Artur de Melo Júnior, (born 1987), Brazilian footballer
- Juninho Botelho, full name, José Francisco da Silva Botelho Júnior, (born 1987) Brazilian footballer
- Vitor Gomes Pereira Junior (born 1989), São Paulo footballer
- Júnior Juninho (born 1986, Vitor Silva Assis de Oliveira Júnior), Sport Club do Recife

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juninho

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