Rafinha

Born: February 12, 1993 (age 24)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)

Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Barcelona (no. 12)
Rafinha for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
Career History
Youth2006-2011Barcelona
Senior2011-Barcelona
→ 2013-2014Celta Vigo (loan)
Sports Mole has 299 articles about Rafinha. Articles 1 to 40:
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Arsenal 'revive interest in Rafinha'
Arsenal reportedly revive their interest in Barcelona midfielder Rafinha ahead of the January transfer window.
Nov 7, 10:39
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Juventus 'interested in Rafinha move'
Juventus are interested in signing Barcelona midfielder Rafinha during the January transfer window, according to a report.
Nov 1, 17:32
Ernesto Valverde head coach of Athletic Bilbao during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Team News: Ernesto Valverde sticks with Gerard Deulofeu in attack
Gerard Deulofeu retains his starting spot for Barcelona as they take on Malaga at Camp Nou, with boss Ernesto Valverde making two changes to his side.
Oct 21, 18:52
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara celebrates scoring during his side's La Liga clash with Deportivo La Coruna at the Camp Nou on October 15, 2016
Father: 'Rafinha not interested in leaving Barcelona'
Rafinha "has no interest" in leaving Barcelona amid talk of interest from the Premier League, according to the midfielder's father Mazinho.
Oct 19, 10:20
Athletic Bilbao's coach Ernesto Valverde looks on during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 20, 2014
Preview: Barcelona vs. Olympiacos
Sports Mole looks ahead to Wednesday's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Olympiacos at Camp Nou.
Oct 17, 08:58
Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Rafinha runs with the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match against SV Werder Bremen on December 7, 2013
Rafinha: 'I rejected Bayern Munich exit'
Bayern Munich full-back Rafinha reveals that he turned down moves to England and Spain during the summer transfer window.
Sep 21, 15:55
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Preview: Getafe vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Getafe and Barcelona from the Spanish capital.
Sep 15, 13:00
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Espanyol
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Catalan rivals Barcelona and Espanyol at Camp Nou.
Sep 8, 16:35
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Clubs from England, Italy keen on Barcelona's Rafinha?
Clubs from both England and Italy are reportedly keen on signing Barcelona midfielder Rafinha during the January transfer window.
Sep 5, 12:57
Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Rafinha runs with the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match against SV Werder Bremen on December 7, 2013
Report: Chelsea fail in pursuit of Bayern Munich defender Rafinha
A report claims that Bayern Munich have refused to let Rafinha join Chelsea, as the Blues' search for right-sided defensive cover goes on.
Aug 31, 20:43
Bayern Munich's Brazilian defender Rafinha runs with the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match against SV Werder Bremen on December 7, 2013
Chelsea 'considering Rafinha bid'
Chelsea reportedly consider a deadline-day swoop for Bayern Munich's experienced defender Rafinha.
Aug 30, 20:05
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
AC Milan play down Rafinha reports
AC Milan general manager Marco Fassone denies that the Italian giants are looking to sign Barcelona midfielder Rafinha.
Aug 25, 19:26
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Betis
Sports Mole previews Barcelona's opening weekend of La Liga action as they welcome the visit of Real Betis to Camp Nou.
Aug 19, 10:37
Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after the third goal for Munich during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Muenchen vs VfL Wolfsburg in Munich, on September 22, 2015.
Result: Bayern Munich win DFL-Supercup on penalties
Bayern Munich win the 2017 DFL-Supercup after beating rivals Borussia Dortmund on penalties following a 2-2 draw at Signal Iduna Park.
Aug 5, 21:43
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Liverpool 'will not entertain player-plus-cash deals for Philippe Coutinho'
Liverpool are reportedly not interested in signing Rafinha and Andre Gomes in a deal that would see Philippe Coutinho joining Barcelona.
Aug 2, 10:11
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur on February 11, 2017
Result: Liverpool thrash Bayern Munich in Audi Cup
Liverpool book their place in the final of the Audi Cup courtesy of a 3-0 victory over Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena.
Aug 1, 21:23
Luciano Spalletti watches on during the Coppa Italia game between Lazio and Roma on March 1, 2017
Result: Eder heads Inter Milan to victory over Bayern Munich
Eder scores two first-half headers as Inter Milan maintain their unbeaten run in pre-season with a 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich.
Jul 27, 14:31
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Result: Bayern Munich hold on to beat Chelsea in Singapore
Three goals in the opening 27 minutes help Bayern Munich to a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in Singapore.
Jul 25, 14:31
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Live Commentary: Chelsea 2-3 Bayern Munich - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Bayern Munich's 3-2 victory over Chelsea in the International Champions Cup.
Jul 25, 11:30
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Arsenal 'offered Barcelona's Rafinha'
Barcelona reportedly offer Arsenal the chance to sign Brazilian midfielder Rafinha in this summer's transfer window.
Jul 21, 15:42
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona's Rafinha: 'My future is open"
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha says that his future "is open" amid suggestions that the Brazil international could leave Spain in this summer's transfer window.
Jun 30, 13:54
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona 'to offer Rafinha to Arsenal in attempt to sign Hector Bellerin'
Barcelona are reportedly prepared to offer Rafinha to Arsenal in a deal to sign Hector Bellerin.
Jun 19, 20:54
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Rafinha to miss four months with knee injury
Barcelona confirm that midfielder Rafinha will miss around four months after undergoing surgery on a knee injury.
Apr 7, 16:14
Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar, Luis Suarez and Gerard 'ereccion' Pique during the La Liga game between Rayo Vallecano and Barcelona on March 3, 2016
Team News: Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique back for Barcelona
Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique return to the starting XI as Barcelona welcome fourth-placed Sevilla to Camp Nou.
Apr 5, 17:34
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Barcelona confirm Rafinha knee problem
Barcelona reveal that Brazilian midfielder Rafinha suffered a knee injury during Sunday's La Liga clash with Granada.
Apr 3, 21:59
Neymar of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Result: Barcelona close gap on Real Madrid with win at Granada
Barcelona return to within two points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid courtesy of a 4-1 win at 10-man Granada on Sunday night.
Apr 2, 21:42
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona win thriller against 10-man Valencia
Barcelona move to within two points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid courtesy of a 4-2 win over 10-man Valencia at Camp Nou.
Mar 19, 21:38
Betis' coach Pepe Mel gestures during the Spanish league football match Valencia CF vs Real Betis Balompie at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia on September 19, 2015
Result: Barcelona lose away to Deportivo La Coruna
Deportivo La Coruna record a 2-1 win over league leaders Barcelona in Sunday afternoon's La Liga contest at the Riazor.
Mar 12, 17:05
Neymar in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona complete remarkable turnaround against Paris Saint-Germain
Barcelona create Champions League history after overturning a 4-0 deficit to beat Paris Saint-Germain 6-5 on aggregate and book their spot in the quarter-finals.
Mar 8, 21:52
Alexis Sanchez reacts at the end of the Champions League game between Arsenal and PSG on November 23, 2016
Team News: Alexis Sanchez returns to Arsenal starting lineup
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recalls Alexis Sanchez to his starting lineup for their Champions League last-16 second leg against Bayern Munich at the Emirates Stadium.
Mar 7, 18:46
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks to the media on December 5, 2016
Preview: Barcelona vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League last-16 second leg between Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain at Camp Nou.
Mar 7, 16:05
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona thump Celta Vigo to return to summit
Lionel Messi scores twice as Barcelona return to the top of La Liga courtesy of a 5-0 win over Celta Vigo at Camp Nou.
Mar 4, 21:38
Gerard Pique in action for Barcelona on October 19, 2016
Team News: Gerard Pique back for Barcelona
Gerard Pique returns to the fold as Barcelona welcome Celta Vigo to Camp Nou.
Mar 4, 18:47
Luis Suarez in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Barcelona thump Sporting Gijon to top La Liga
Barcelona return to the top of La Liga ahead of Real Madrid after beating relegation-threatened Sporting Gijon 6-1 at Camp Nou.
Mar 1, 20:24
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique speaks to the media on December 5, 2016
Luis Enrique: 'Poor playing surface benefited Barcelona'
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique says that the state of the pitch benefited his side in their 2-1 win over La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.
Feb 26, 20:28
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Lionel Messi rescues Barcelona to send them top of La Liga
Lionel Messi scores a late winner for the second week in a row to send Barcelona top of La Liga courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid.
Feb 26, 17:09
Lionel Messi of Barcelona in action during his side's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on November 1, 2016
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 1-2 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Barcelona's 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid as Lionel Messi's 87th-minute winner fires his side top of La Liga on their final league visit to the Vicente Calderon.
Feb 26, 14:15
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Result: Late Lionel Messi penalty saves lacklustre Barcelona
Lionel Messi scores a 90th-minute penalty as Barcelona record a 2-1 win over Leganes in Sunday night's La Liga clash at Camp Nou.
Feb 19, 21:46
Long-limbed Angel Di Maria celebrates scoring lors de la finale de la Coupe de la Ligue entre Lille et PSG le 23 Avril, 2016
Result: Angel di Maria nets brace in spectacular Paris Saint-Germain win
Angel di Maria scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain record a 4-0 win over Barcelona in the first leg of their last-16 clash in the Champions League.
Feb 14, 21:37
Javier Pastore of PSG is challenged by Sergio Busquets of Barcelona during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final First Leg match between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona at Parc des Princes on April 15, 2015
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews the first leg of the Champions League last-16 clash between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.
Feb 13, 14:16



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1211103342934
2Valencia1293032112130
3Real Madrid127322291324
4Atletico MadridAtletico126601661024
5Sevilla127141412222
6Villarreal126331912721
7Real Sociedad125342522318
8Leganes12525911-217
9Real Betis125252125-417
10Getafe124441914516
11GironaGirona124441417-316
12Levante123631415-115
13Celta Vigo124262319414
14Espanyol12345915-613
15Athletic Bilbao123361216-412
16Deportivo La CorunaDeportivo123271523-811
17EibarEibar123271125-1411
18Malaga12219925-167
19AlavesAlaves122010620-146
20Las PalmasLas Palmas122010830-226