Osvaldo Giroldo Júnior, better known as "Juninho", or Juninho Paulista, (born 22 February 1973 in São Paulo) is a former Brazilian footballer.
During his professional career, Juninho played for Brazilian clubs São Paulo FC, Vasco da Gama, Palmeiras, CR Flamengo, as well as English club Middlesbrough, Spanish club Atlético Madrid, Celtic in Scotland and Sydney FC in Australia.
Juninho also played 50 international matches with the Brazilian national team from 1995 to 2003, winning the 2002 FIFA World Cup championship and the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic tournament.
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