QUITE A FITTING NAME: Whether it was as Antonio or Junior, Superbia always has made a super difference on and off the field

Aug 21, 2021 289

BY: Michael Lewis

Much like Superman and Clark Kent, Antonio (Junior) Superbia essentially has two separate identities in which he has made a difference. Off the field, he is known as Mr. Superbia to the students of P.S. 146 in Howard Beach, N.Y., where he is a physical education teacher for students from kindergarten through junior high school. To friends, family and many of his Brooklyn Italian colleagues, he is known as Antonio, his given name.

To many in the metropolitan area soccer community over the past several decades, he might be better known as Junior Superbia, a player who made a difference during his time playing the beautiful game. Not surprising, his surname, Superbia worked itself into a few headlines back in the day as a member of the 1991 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup champion Brooklyn Italians.

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SOURCE: https://www.frontrowsoccer.com

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