First, he was let out, so he met not up, and finally he ended up in England.
There was much confusion about the midfielder Francisco Júnior, who now turns its folds in Vendsyssel, back in 2011.
He was one of the greatest talents in the Portuguese league at that time, and in 2011 he was leased from the Portuguese team S. L. Benfica for the U. D. Leiria - or it thought the clubs in any case.
For U. D. Leiria's great astonishment, met Francisco Júnior, is not up in the club. Instead found Júnior themselves in a completely different country - specifically, in England and the city of Manchester.
Junior was the race from its obligations and flown to the goals of Manchester City.
It did Benfica absolutely furious, and Benficas president, Luís Filipe Vieira, told Manchester City that Júnior was back to Benfica immediately. Benfica sent even a plane ticket to the City, so Júnior could come to Portugal.
According to the Portuguese media cmjornal.pt rejected Manchester City all the knowledge of the player and thus did not accept the ticket.
In July 2011, wrote several English media that Júnior was on a trial stay in Manchester City. According to the Manchester Evening News played the midfielder a match for Manchester City's reservehold against Altrincham 20. July 2011.
It was to reveal that Júnior was actually in Manchester City.
the Benfica president, Luís Filipe Vieira, threatened Manchester City to report the club to FIFA.
Supposedly knew Francisco Júniors agent Catió Buttock, nothing about midtbanespillerens and Manchester City's stunt, and he got in cooperation with the attorney Kia Joorabchian forced Manchester City to let Junior go.
the City ended up supposedly to pay Benfica a larger sum in compensation, according to the Norwegian Drammen Journal of approximately 12 million Norwegian kroner (nine million Danish kroner, ed.).
In 2012 changed Francisco Júnior to Everton, and thus was the City never benefit from the player from Guinea-Bissau. Stay with The Toffees was never the great success of Júnior, who was loaned out to Dutch Vitesse Arnhem, Norwegian Strømsgodset, English Port Vale and the English Wigan, before he switched permanently from Everton to Strømsgodset in 2016.
In december 2018, it was so The trip to get pleasure from the 26-year-old Francisco Júnior, and he has signed a contract until 2021.
He is noted for seven matches for Guinea-Bissau, but he has previously appeared in both the Portugal U19 and U21 national team.