Osvaldo Giroldo Junior known as Juninho Paulista or Juninho, is a former Brazilian footballer. During his professional career, he played for Brazilian clubs Sao Paulo FC, Vasco da Gama, Palmeiras, CR Flamengo, as well as English club Middlesbrough, Spanish club Atletico Madrid, Celtic in Scotland and Sydney FC in Australia.
Known as "The Little Fella" or "TLF", He is regarded as the greatest player in Middlesbrough FC's history. He regards his cup winners medal with Middlesbrough higher than a World Cup winners medal.
Juninho played 50 international matches for the Brazilian national team from 1995 to 2003, winning the 2002 FIFA World Cup and the bronze medal at the 1996 Olympic tournament.