Juninho’s Third Arrival at Vasco da Gama

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Another veteran in the 2013 Campeonato Brasileiro is the 38-year-old playmaker Juninho Pernambucano, a former Seleção star who last month signed a short-term contract with Carioca club Vasco da Gama for the third time. Struggling prior to his arrival with problems both on and off the pitch, Juninho's return has coincided with an upturn in fortunes.

Juninho made his name at Vasco during the late 1990s before eight . . .

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