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Sunday, 26 February 2012

Francisco Júnior

Date of birth: 18.01.1992
Place of birth: Bissau
Height: 1,62
Nationality: Portugal/Guinea-Bissau
Position: Midfield - Defensive Midfield
Foot: both

Francisco Júnior is a hard working Portuguese midfielder who plays for Everton.

Despite not being the biggest likes to get forward and get stuck in.

Did You Know? Francisco Santos Silva Júnior was scouted and recommended to Everton by their scout and former Sheffield Wednesday and Chelsea defender Emerson Thome!

Francisco Santos Silva Júnior or Francisco Júnior for short is a Bissau-Guinean born Portugese midfielder who signed for Everton on a free in February 2012.

He has previously played for S.L. Benfica and had a trial at Manchester City, as well as the Portugal U19 and U21 football teams.

He was first called up for Portugal U19 in January 2011 for the 2011 La Manga Cup tournament.

In July 2011, he trialed with Manchester City, playing with their Development XI team in a friendly against Altrincham.

In February 2012, he signed professional terms with Everton on a free transfer, signing on a four-and-a-half year deal.

So far he has mostly featured for the reserves although he did play against Leeds United in the League cup but the less said about that one the better!

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