Juninho Quixadá

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Juninho Quixadá
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Personal information
Full name Pedro Julião Azevedo Junior
Date of birth (1985-12-12) December 12, 1985 (age 31)
Place of birth Quixadá, Brazil
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Ludogorets Razgrad
Number 11
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Quixadá 42 (3)
2007 Horizonte 75 (18)
2008 Tiradentes 6 (0)
2009 Ferroviário 30 (14)
2010–2011 Bragantino 16 (6)
2011– Ludogorets Razgrad 120 (31)
2015– Ludogorets Razgrad II 3 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 21 May 2017.

Pedro Julião Azevedo Junior (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʒuˈnĩɲu kiʃɐˈda]; born December 12, 1985 in Senador Pompeu), commonly known as Juninho Quixadá, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward. He currently plays for Bulgarian First League side Ludogorets Razgrad.

Career[edit]

Born in Quixadá, Juninho Quixadá has previously played for Ferroviário, as well as for Bragantino, before moving in 2011 to Ludogorets Razgrad in Bulgaria.

On 20 June, Quixadá joined Ludogorets on a three-year contract for an undisclosed fee.[1] He made his debut on 3 July in a 6–1 friendly win against Septemvri Simitli, playing 45 minutes on the right wing.[2]

Juninho made his league debut for Ludogorets against Lokomotiv Plovdiv on 6 August 2011. He scored his first competitive goal on 20 August in a 4–0 victory against Vidima-Rakovski. On 11 September, he scored twice in a 6–0 win over Slavia Sofia. On 28 November 2011, in a 2–2 away draw against CSKA Sofia, Quixadá netted his fourth goal of the season and assisted Ivan Stoyanov. On 27 February 2014, he scored a last-minute goal against S.S. Lazio to bring the score to 3:3 and enable his team to advance to the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Europa League by 4:3 on aggregate.[3]

Club statistics[edit]

As of 25 May 2017

Club Season Brasileirão Paulista A1 Copa do Brasil Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Bragantino 2010 10 5 15 2 ? ? 25 7
2011 6 1 10 6 ? ? 16 7
Total 16 6 25 8 0 0 41 14
A Group Bulgarian Cup Europe Total
Ludogorets Razgrad 2011–12 11 5 1 0 12 5
2012–13 15 3 0 0 15 3
2013–14 30 7 7 0 8 3 45 10
2014–15 25 10 6 3 2 0 33 13
2015–16 15 3 0 0 2 0 17 3
2016–17 24 3 6 1 4 0 34 4
Total 120 31 20 4 16 3 156 38

International career[edit]

On 24 January 2013, Quixadá got a Bulgarian passport and become able to play for Bulgaria. He said that he would be happy to represent Bulgaria on the international level.[4][5]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Bulgaria Ludogorets

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