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Juninho Pernambucano: Older Than Time, Still A Free-Kick Colossus (Video)

By Chris Wright

He may be older than the desert (well, 36) and currently play football for less than the Brazilian minimum wage, but Juninho Pernambucano (now of Vasco de Gama) can still stick away a free-kick with the best of them.

On a weekend that also saw 105-year old Rivaldo also score for Sao Paulo in the Campeonato Brasileiro, Juninho whipped home a trademark beauty against America MG – Vasco’s only goal in a 4-1 drubbing…

http://youtu.be/1D22DXPZApQ

How could we possibly feature a Juninho free-kick without tagging on a Youtube compilation of the wee chap’s ‘greatest hits’, so to speak…

http://youtu.be/ryvACqRp5p4

Video: 101GG

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By Chris on September 5th, 2011 in South America, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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4 Responses to “Juninho Pernambucano: Older Than Time, Still A Free-Kick Colossus (Video)”

  1. jesse says:

    Absolute poetry, one of braziils most under rated midfielders in his day he should have featured more often for the national team.

  2. Ventilan says:

    older than the desert and 105 y.o are gems.

  3. deckard says:

    lol all the players are called fiat.

  4. 5'11" barefoot says:

    Juninho is still the best at FK.. even in Al Gharrafa he was scoring from 30 meters out…my favorite of all time…VASCoooooo

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