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Juninho set to retire in summer of 2010?

January 6, 2009
Lyon captain Juninho has hinted he could retire when his contract expires in the summer of 2010.

Juninho's arrival at Lyon in 2001 coincided with the start of the club's domination of French football as they won their first Ligue 1 title, swiftly followed by six more on the trot.

However, the former Brazil international, who turns 34 at the end of this month, admits next season could be his last.

"I know that I'm near the end of my career," Juninho told Le Progres. ...

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