Junior Walter Messias (born 13 May 1991) is a Brazilian football player. He plays in Italy for Crotone.

Junior Messias
Personal information
Full name Junior Walter Messias
Date of birth (1991-05-13) 13 May 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Crotone
Number 30
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2015–2016 Casale (21)
2016–2017 Chieri 33 (14)
2017– Gozzano 38 (7)
2019– Crotone 5 (0)
2019Gozzano (loan) 14 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 September 2019

Club careerEdit

He started his senior career in the lower-tier, non-professional Italian divisions.[1]

At the end of the 2017–18 season his team Gozzano was promoted to Serie C.

He made his professional Serie C debut for Gozzano on 23 September 2018 in a game against Cuneo. He started the game and played the whole match.[2] He scored his first professional-level goal on 26 September 2018 against Piacenza.

On 31 January 2019 his rights were sold to Serie B club Crotone, who loaned him back to Gozzano until the end of the 2018–19 season.[3] He finished his first professional-level season with 33 appearances (32 as a starter) and 4 goals.

He made his Serie B debut for Crotone on 24 August 2019 in a game against Cosenza. He started the game and played the whole match.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Junior Messias at TuttoCalciatori.net (in Italian)
  2. ^ "Cuneo v Gozzano game report". Soccerway. 23 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Comunicato 04/2019" (Press release) (in Italian). Gozzano. 31 January 2019.
  4. ^ "Crotone v Cosenza game report". Soccerway.

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