Júnior Aparecido Guimaro de Souza

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Personal information
Full name Junior Aparecido Guimaro de Souza
Date of birth (1989-05-28) 28 May 1989 (age 28)
Place of birth São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
Kuala Lumpur
Number 7
Youth career
2004–2005 Marília
2006–2008 São Paulo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 São Paulo 0 (0)
2010–2011 Cuiabá 1 (0)
2011–2012 Botoșani 9 (2)
2012 BBCU (loan) 7 (6)
2012–2013 Muangthong United 0 (0)
2013 Phuket (loan) 18 (10)
2013 TOT (loan) 9 (2)
2014 Selangor FA 7 (1)
2015 TOT 4 (0)
2015 Avaí 4 (0)
2016 Sarawak 18 (5)
2017 Boa 1 (0)
2018– Kuala Lumpur 0 (0)
National team
2015–2016 Timor-Leste 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 24, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of January 24, 2017

Júnior Aparecido Guimaro de Souza, simply known as Juninho (born 28 May 1989), is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Kuala Lumpur as a winger in Malaysia Super League.

On 19 January 2017, the Asian Football Confederation declared Juninho and eleven other Brazilian footballers ineligible to represent East Timor.[1][2]


São Paulo[edit]

Juninho began his career with São Paulo at the age of 16. He signed a contract at seventeen and led the São Paulo youth squad to Copa de Juvenil glory.


After with São Paulo, he moved to Cuiabá Esporte Clube in Campeonato Brasileiro Série C. Juninho scored his first goal on 18 May 2010 in a home match to Rio Branco.


On 25 January 2012, Juninho completed his move to Romanian side FC Botoșani signing a one-year deal. Before start his injury, he just made 9 appearances and scored two goals in Liga I.

BBCU (loan)[edit]

Juninho made a surprise move to BBCU F.C. at Thai Premier League on 4 June 2012 in a six-month contract on loan, where he quickly gained first team experience in Southeast Asia Club at Thailand. On 24 May Juninho scored a chip shot with his right foot in a 3–1 win against Army United F.C. in a Thai Premier League match. At the end of the season Juninho just made with 7 appearances and 6 goals.

Muangthong United[edit]

Juninho joined Muangthong United club at Thai Premier League but was then loaned out to Phuket FC at Thai Division 1 League in 2013. He made his debut in a 3–2 away victory against Sriracha F.C., and scored his first goal for the team against Krabi F.C. in a 2–2 home draw on 5 March 2013. Juninho went on to score 7 goals in his first season and made 18 appearances with Phuket FC before he joined TOT S.C. in Thai division 1 half season on loan. Juninho has completely finished 2013 season with 28 appearances and 11 goals and Thai Division 1 League.

Selangor FA[edit]

Juninho joined Malaysia Super League club, Selangor FA signing a two-year deal.


  1. ^ "AFC Disciplinary Committee decision 20170119DC01" (PDF). Asian Football Confederation. 19 January 2017. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Chade, Jamil (20 January 2017). "Com brasileiros 'falsificados' em campo, Timor Leste é banido de competições" [With Brazilians "falsified" on field, East Timor is banned from competitions] (in Portuguese). Estadão. Retrieved 21 January 2017. 

External links[edit]

  • (in English) Juninho at Etminanbrazil