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Rafinha

Born: February 12, 1993 (age 25)

Height: 5'8.5" (174cm)
Weight: 11st 3lb (71kg)

Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: Barcelona (no. 12)
Rafinha for Barcelona on February 11, 2015
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Career History
Youth2006-2011Barcelona
Senior2011-Barcelona
→ 2013-2014Celta Vigo (loan)
Sports Mole has 353 articles about Rafinha. Articles 1 to 40:
A sultry Roberto Firmino during a Brazil training session on October 9, 2018
Predicted Brazil XI vs. Uruguay: Gabriel Jesus to start ahead of Roberto Firmino?
Sports Mole looks at how Brazil could line up when they take on Uruguay at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on Friday.
Nov 14, 18:13
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Betis - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Barcelona's home La Liga game with Real Betis.
Nov 9, 18:12
Lionel Messi in action for Barcelona on September 29, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Real Betis
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Sunday's La Liga clash with Real Betis.
Nov 9, 13:12
David Alaba in action for Bayern Munich in pre-season on August 7, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against Borussia Dortmund
Sports Mole looks at how Bayern Munich could line up in Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Borussia Dortmund.
Nov 8, 12:37
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Inter Milan
Sports Mole takes a look at how Barcelona could line up in Tuesday's Champions League clash with Inter Milan.
Nov 4, 14:35
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates his late winner against Rayo Vallecano on November 3, 2018
Result: Barcelona salvage victory at Rayo Vallecano through two late goals
Luis Suarez scores twice as Barcelona earn a dramatic 3-2 victory over La Liga strugglers Rayo Vallecano.
Nov 3, 21:38
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Rayo Vallecano
Ahead of Barcelona's La Liga trip to Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, Sports Mole looks at how the Spanish champions could line up.
Nov 1, 17:25
Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Preview: Rayo Vallecano vs. Barcelona - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides the team news, predicted lineups and a full match preview of Barcelona's trip to Rayo Vallecano in La Liga.
Nov 1, 15:00
Ousmane Dembele in action for Barcelona in September 2017
Barcelona 'prepared to sell Ousmane Dembele'
Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool are on high alert with the news that Barcelona are reportedly prepared to sell Ousmane Dembele.
Oct 29, 23:35
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez celebrates scoring against Real Madrid in El Clasico on October 28, 2018
Result: Luis Suarez scores hat-trick as Barcelona embarrass Real Madrid in El Clasico
Luis Suarez scores a hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Real Madrid 5-1 to move top of La Liga and pile more pressure on under-fire manager Julen Lopetegui.
Oct 28, 17:10
General view of Camp Nou, home to Barcelona, taken in May 2018
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Madrid - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of the first El Clasico of the season as Barcelona take on Real Madrid.
Oct 26, 16:34
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Sunday's El Clasico at home to Real Madrid.
Oct 26, 14:18
David Silva celebrates his opener during the Champions League group game between Shakhtar Donetsk and Manchester City on October 23, 2018
Champions League Team of the Week - Neymar, David Silva, Fabinho
Sports Mole selects its Champions League team of the week for matchday three, including the likes of Neymar, David Silva and Fabinho.
Oct 25, 09:59
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
Result: Barcelona dig deep to see off Inter Milan at Camp Nou
Barcelona beat Inter Milan 2-0 at Camp Nou to all but book their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a few games to spare.
Oct 24, 21:53
Rafinha celebrates with Philippe Coutinho after opening the scoring for Barcelona in their Champions League tie with Inter Milan on October 24, 2018
Live Commentary: Barcelona 2-0 Inter Milan - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Barcelona's 2-0 victory over Inter Milan, as Rafinha and Jordi Alba made it three wins from three for Barca.
Oct 24, 18:59
David Alaba in action for Bayern Munich in pre-season on August 7, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against AEK Athens
Sports Mole looks at how Bayern Munich could line up in Tuesday's Champions League clash with AEK Athens.
Oct 21, 21:47
David Alaba in action for Bayern Munich in pre-season on August 7, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against Wolfsburg
Sports Mole looks at how an out-of-form Bayern Munich could line up in Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Wolfsburg.
Oct 18, 13:00
Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates with Lionel Messi after scoring the opening goal in his side's Champions League clash with Tottenham Hotspur on October 3, 2018
How Barcelona could line up against Sevilla
Sports Mole looks at how Barcelona could line up in Saturday's La Liga clash with Sevilla.
Oct 18, 12:55
Robert Lewandowski celebrates scoring the third during the German Super Cup game between Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayern Munich on August 12, 2018
How Bayern Munich could line up against Borussia Monchengladbach
Sports Mole looks at how faltering champions Bayern Munich could line up for Saturday's Bundesliga clash with Borussia Monchengladbach at the Allianz Arena.
Oct 4, 19:04
Luis Suarez warms up ahead of the Supercopa de Espana between Sevilla and Barcelona on August 12, 2018
Ernesto Valverde calls for patience over Luis Suarez
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde defends the recent performances of Luis Suarez and backs the striker to 'gradually get up to speed'.
Aug 16, 12:18
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Barcelona ace Malcom lost for words after making home debut
New Barcelona attacker Malcom says that playing alongside Lionel Messi and scoring for the Catalan club makes him "very happy".
Aug 16, 11:44
Ernesto Valverde in charge of Barcelona on May 6, 2018
Result: Home debutant Malcom nets as Barcelona overcome Boca Juniors
Lionel Messi, Rafinha and new boy Malcom are all on target as Barcelona cruise to a 3-0 win over Boca Juniors to lift the Joan Gamper Trophy.
Aug 15, 19:19
Rafinha at a Barcelona press conference in November 2016
Barcelona director Ariedo Braida expects Rafinha to stay
Rafinha possesses "great footballing ability" and can be a success at Barcelona, according to club director Ariedo Braida.
Aug 13, 22:35
Niko Kovac prowls the touchline during Bayern Munich's pre-season friendly against Paris Saint-Germain
Result: Manchester United lose to Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena
Manchester United round off their preparations for the 2018-19 campaign with a 1-0 defeat to German champions Bayern Munich.
Aug 5, 21:06
Thiago Alcantara in action for Bayern Munich in the Champions League on March 14, 2018
Rafinha tells Barcelona to re-sign brother Thiago
Rafinha urges Barcelona to re-sign his brother Thiago from Bayern Munich in this summer's transfer window.
Jul 31, 09:47
Rafinha at a Barcelona press conference in November 2016
Rafinha: 'I am unsure of Barcelona future'
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha admits that he 'does not know' where he will play his football next season.
Jul 31, 09:37
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Rafinha: 'Arthur is like Xavi'
Brazilian midfielder Arthur "has a touch of Xavi about him", claims new Barcelona teammate Rafinha.
Jul 29, 20:40
Christian Eriksen in action for Spurs on April 14, 2018
Result: Barcelona get the better of Tottenham Hotspur on penalties after draw
Barcelona claim a 5-3 penalty shootout victory against Tottenham Hotspur after the two sides play out a 2-2 draw in the International Champions Cup.
Jul 29, 09:34
Manchester City's Bernardo Silva in action on May 9, 2018
Result: Manchester City come from two goals down to defeat Bayern Munich
Manchester City come from two goals down to end their International Champions Cup campaign with a 3-2 victory over Bayern Munich at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida.
Jul 29, 09:12
Rafinha at a Barcelona press conference in November 2016
Agent: 'Rafinha has lots of offers'
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha has offers from Spain, England, France and Germany as he prepares to leave Camp Nou, according to the Brazilian's father and agent Mazinho.
Jun 28, 13:56
Rafinha at a Barcelona press conference in November 2016
Rafinha: "I'm ready for anything"
Barcelona midfielder Rafinha says that he is "ready for anything" as speculation surrounding the future of the Brazilian gathers pace.
Jun 26, 11:28
Rafinha at a Barcelona press conference in November 2016
Report: Tottenham Hotspur enter race to sign Barcelona outcast Rafinha
A report claims that Barcelona midfielder Rafinha is a transfer target for Tottenham Hotspur, who may go head to head with West Ham United for the Brazilian's signature.
Jun 11, 13:53
Rafinha at a Barcelona press conference in November 2016
West Ham United considering offer for Barcelona midfielder Rafinha?
A report claims that West Ham United are ready to pounce for Barcelona's Rafinha after Inter Milan were priced out of a move for the £30m midfielder.
Jun 8, 12:09
Andre Gomes in action for Barcelona in 2016
Barcelona 'need to sell five players to fund Antoine Griezmann transfer'
Barcelona aim to raise £90m by selling a number of fringe players prior to making a move for Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, according to a report.
May 23, 10:23
Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar during the Serie A game against Benevento on October 1, 2017
Result: Inter Milan suffer costly defeat in race for top four
Inter Milan lose 2-1 to Sassuolo at San Siro to remain two points behind fourth-placed Lazio, who have a game in hand to play.
May 12, 21:53
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon appeals a decision during the Champions League match against Tottenham Hotspur on March 7, 2018
Result: Juventus snatch dramatic late win at 10-man Inter Milan
Gonzalo Higuain completes the comeback as Juventus earn a 3-2 win over Inter Milan in a dramatic match at San Siro.
Apr 28, 21:50
Zinedine Zidane watches on during the Copa del Rey game between Real Madrid and Leganes on January 24, 2018
Zinedine Zidane: 'Real Madrid suffered a lot at Bayern Munich'
Zinedine Zidane admits that Real Madrid "suffered a lot" in their Champions League semi-final first-leg win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday night.
Apr 25, 22:40
Real Madrid's Marcelo in action against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on October 17, 2017
Result: Bayern Munich made to rue missed chances by Real Madrid
Real Madrid come from behind to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 at the Allianz Arena and put themselves on course for a third consecutive Champions League final.
Apr 25, 21:42
Rafinha celebrates scoring for Barcelona during their La Liga clash with Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29, 2016
Rafinha: 'I want to stay at Inter Milan'
On-loan Barcelona midfielder Rafinha reveals that he wants to stay at Inter Milan for the long haul.
Apr 12, 17:16
Gianluigi Donnarumma in action for Milan in January 2017
Result: AC Milan, Inter Milan play out goalless Derby della Madonnina
AC Milan and Inter Milan are forced to settle for a goalless draw following a hard-fought battle in the Derby della Madonnina at San Siro in Serie A.
Apr 4, 19:29

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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Barcelona1273234181624
2Sevilla1272324141023
3Atletico MadridAtletico12651168823
4AlavesAlaves127231712523
5Espanyol126331610621
6Real Madrid126242016420
7Real Valladolid1245399017
8Levante125251819-117
9GironaGirona124531314-117
10Real Sociedad124441514116
11Getafe124441110116
12Real Betis124441215-316
13EibarEibar124351218-615
14Celta Vigo123542220214
15Valencia1228289-114
16Villarreal122551113-211
17Athletic Bilbao121741319-610
18Leganes12246916-710
19Rayo Vallecano121471425-117
20Huesca121381025-156

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