Juninho Fonseca

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Juninho Fonseca
Personal information
Full name Alcides Fonseca Júnior
Date of birth (1958-08-29) August 29, 1958 (age 61)
Place of birth Olímpia (SP)
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1974–1983 Ponte Preta
1983–1986 Corinthians
1986 Juventus
1986 Vasco da Gama
1987 Cruzeiro
1988 XV de Piracicaba
1988 Atlético Paranaense
1989 São José (SP)
1989 Ponte Preta
1990 Nacional (SP)
1991 Olímpia (SP)
1991–1992 Yomiuri
National team
1980–1982 Brazil
Teams managed
1999 Portuguesa
2000 Mogi Mirim
2000 São José (SP)
2000 Comercial
2001 Sampaio Corrêa
2002 Treze
2003–2004 Corinthians
2004 Caxias
2004–2005 Noroeste
2012 Botafogo-SP (U-20)
2014– Ivinhema
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Alcides Fonseca Júnior (born August 29, 1958 in Olímpia, São Paulo State), best known as Juninho Fonseca or just Juninho, is a Brazilian former footballer who played as a central defender.

In career he played for clubs Ponte Preta (1974–1983 and 1989), Corinthians (1983–1986), Juventus Paulista and Vasco da Gama (1986), Cruzeiro (1987),[1] XV de Piracicaba and Atlético Paranaense (1988), São José (1989), Nacional Paulista (1990), Olímpia (1991), and closed his career in Japan Japan Soccer League in 1992 with Yomiuri FC.

He won one São Paulo State League (1983), one Guanabara Cup (1986), and two Japanese League (1991, 1992).

For Brazil national football team he got in 1980-81 four international caps, never scored a goal. He was in the squad for 1982 FIFA World Cup, without playing any game.[2]


  1. ^ "Futpedia: Juninho Fonseca (Alcides Fonseca Júnior)" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. Archived from the original on 2010-12-21. Retrieved 2010-01-24.
  2. ^ Juninho FonsecaFIFA competition record