Premier league heroes

Juninho: Samba star

January 22, 2010
By Mark Lomas
(Archive)
With his jinking runs and mesmeric turns, Juninho consistently gave Premier League defenders nightmares during three spells at Middlesbrough, adding a touch of Brazilian samba style to one of English football's traditionally unglamorous outfits.

Possessing remarkable control, the diminutive midfielder was a dazzling dribbler, mainly thanks to the low centre of gravity of his 5' 5'' frame, with his flair and ability to entertain wowing fans of the Teessiders during a period of revolution ...

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