Juninho

Juninho
Juninho
Juninho
Midfielder
Real Name: Juninho Vitor Junior
HT: 5' 7" WT: 140
Age: 30 (01/08/1989)
Birthplace: San Jose dos Campos, Brazil
Hometown: San Jose dos Campos, Brazil

Option declined following 2019 season.

A proven ball-winner and tempo-setting in central midfield, Juninho was a key member of the Galaxy squad that won the 2011, 2012 and 2014 MLS Cups. Known for his long-range shots and precise passes out of the defensive midfield spot, Juninho left LA to join Liga MX side Club Tijuana after the 2015 season, then returned to MLS to sign with the Chicago Fire on loan for the 2017 campaign, though the move was not made permanent. After playing out his Xolos contract, he was free to reunite with the Galaxy after a transaction to acquire his MLS rights from Chicago. 

OUTSIDE MLS: The center midfielder was transferred from the Galaxy to Tijuana on Dec. 23, 2015. He had two goals and two assists in 24 appearances in his one year away from MLS. Prior to joining the Galaxy, Juninho made one appearance with his original club, Sao Paulo FC.

NOTES: Named to 2015 MLS All-Star Game.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019LA Galaxy20080000000
2017Chicago Fire211711528226916031
2015LA Galaxy3432428577281329050
2014LA Galaxy3431027584551535030
2013LA Galaxy3232127704501442260
2012LA Galaxy3230726664522042060
2011LA Galaxy3030425562391335041
2010Los Angeles Galaxy252522006230937050
Career Totals-210197191714925280932362322
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