Juninho’s Five Best Free Kick Goals

Juninho’s Five Best Free Kick Goals

Publish on 01/30 at 21:00 - E. RAZO


Olympique Lyonnais legend Juninho is turning 49 today, and to celebrate the Brazilian's birthday, here's a look at the five best free kicks during his time for Les Gones.

Lyon vs. FC Barcelona: February 2009

Juninho showcased his brilliance in a thrilling UEFA Champions League home game against the Spanish side. Positioned for a potential header pass to his teammates, the OL star aimed directly for the goal instead, leaving the Barcelona goalkeeper helpless to stop it.

Lyon vs. AC Ajaccio: March 2006

The Brazilian demonstrated his ability to score from a free kick regardless of the distance, exemplified no better than in the match against Ajaccio. With the ball positioned near midfield and a swift run, Juninho opted to go for the goal instead of trying any other move, ultimately scoring.

Lyon vs. Bayern Munich: November 2003

Juninho scored a free kick goal past Bayern Munich legend Oliver Kahn. In the Champions League match, the OL midfielder fired a shot that Kahn couldn't stop as he ran out of room, resulting in the ball hitting the goalpost and going in for a goal.

Lyon vs. Dynamo Kyiv: October 2006

Juninho scored another Champions League goal against Dynamo Kyiv, placing the ball perfectly out of the goalkeeper's reach.

Lyon vs. SV Werder Bremen: February 2005

Despite the considerable distance, the OL star tested his free kick prowess against the German side, effortlessly slotting the ball into the net and showcasing his ability to easily score from afar.


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