Anselmo Vendrechovski Júnior
Juninho playing for UANL in 2011
|Full name||Anselmo Vendrechovski Júnior|
|Date of birth||September 16, 1982|
|Place of birth||Wenceslau Braz, Paraná, Brazil|
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|Playing position||Centre back|
|2010||→ Suwon Bluewings (loan)||11||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 September 2016.
A centre back, Juninho is considered as one of the top defenders of Liga MX praised for his quality and leadership. The captain of Tigres, he is a set-piece specialist with a powerful right shot and ability to score goals.
His great-grandparents were from Poland. He spent his early career with Coritiba. On 2005, he was signed by Botafogo. He was transferred in 2008 to São Paulo after accepting a three-year offer on December 7, 2007. In January 2009 he was released to sign back with his former club Botafogo, but Tigres UANL from Mexico offered him a better contract, and since 2010 he has played in Mexico. In early 2010 he played for Suwon Bluewings on loan. His first goal with Tigres was against Santos Laguna, on a free kick, in the 8th minute, this was the only goal of the game, as it ended 1 - 0 for a Tigres' win. He became a key player for the Apertura 2011, Apertura 2015 and Apertura 2016 championships of Tigres. He is the current team captain.
- Liga MX (3): Apertura 2011, Apertura 2015, Apertura 2016
- Copa MX (1): Clausura 2014
- Campeón de Campeones (1): 2016
- Paraná State League (2): 2003, 2004
- São Paulo
- http://www.futboldecafe.com/futbol-de-mexico/la-evolucion-de-juninho/[permanent dead link]
- "Brazylijski superstrzelec może zagrać dla Polski". sportowefakty.pl. February 3, 2010. Retrieved December 12, 2011.
- "São Paulo contrata o zagueiro Juninho, do Botafogo". estadao.com.br. December 7, 2007. Archived from the original on 9 January 2008. Retrieved December 11, 2007.
- Anselmo Vendrechovski Júnior – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (Spanish)
- Anselmo Vendrechovski Júnior at K League (Korean)
- globoesporte.globo.com (English)
- sambafoot.com (English)
- canalbotafogo.com (Portuguese)
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