Thiago Junio

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Thiago Junior Aquino (born 3 April 1984), simply known as Thiago Junio is a Brazilian professional footballer who last played for Felda United in Malaysia Premier League as a defender.

Thiago Junio
Personal information
Full name Thiago Junio de Aquino
Date of birth (1984-04-03) April 3, 1984 (age 36)
Place of birth Brazil
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position(s) Defender
Youth career
2001–2004 Atlético Mineiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2006 Atlético Mineiro 5 (0)
2004–2005Aalborg BK (Loan) 1 (0)
2006 América Mineiro 18 (0)
2007 Gama 10 (0)
2007 Ceara 6 (0)
2007–2008 Gondomar 8 (0)
2009 Ceilândia 3 (0)
2009 Ipatinga 11 (0)
2010 Canoas 15 (0)
2010–2011 São Raimundo (PA) 7 (2)
2012 Noroeste 21 (2)
2012–2013 Nacional (MG) 1 (1)
2014 Đồng Nai 19 (1)
2015–2017 Perak 59 (5)
2018–2019 Felda United 28 (1)
National team
2001 Brazil U17 3 (0)
2015 Malaysia XI 2 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 June 2018
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 26 March 2016

Club careerEdit

After playing for Brazil U17 in 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship, he signed for Atlético Mineiro in 2001. He spent the following season on loan at Danish Superliga club with Aalborg BK. Making 5 appearances for Atlético Mineiro, he signed for América Mineiro. In the following seasons, he continued to play in lower divisions of club football.[1]

He entered Portuguese football with Gondomar in 2007. However the stint was brief as in the following year he returned home to Brazil. He again tried his luck with various clubs in the lower division.[1] In 2014, entered Asian football by signing for Đồng Nai of Vietnam.[2] He joined his current club, Perak FA, a team in Malaysia Super League in December 2014.

While in Malaysia, he also was selected in a Malaysia League XI team, composed of Super League and Premier League players, in a friendly against visiting clubs Tottenham Hotspur F.C. and Liverpool F.C on May 2015. He scored the only goal for Malaysia XI against Tottenham Hotspur in a 1-2 loss for Malaysia XI.

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 10 April 2018.[3]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League FA Cup Malaysia Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Perak 2015 Liga Super 16 2 1 0 6 0 18 2
2016 Liga Super 21 1 2 2 7 0 30 3
2017 Liga Super 22 2 2 0 9 1 33 3
Total 59 5 5 2 22 1 81 8
Felda United 2018 Liga Premier 5 1 2 0 0 0 7 1
Total 5 1 2 0 0 0 7 1
Career Total 64 6 7 2 22 1 88 9

HonoursEdit

Man of the Match

•Piala Malaysia Semi-finals 2017 (Perak versus JDT)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Footballzz profile". Footballzz. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Đồng Nai làm lễ xuất quân mùa bóng 2014 [Dong Nai military ceremony of 2014 season]". Baodongnai. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Thiago Junior". Soccerway. Retrieved 15 December 2017.

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