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Rafael
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Personal information
Full name Rafael Pereira da Silva
Date of birth 9 July 1990 (1990-07-09) (age 30)
Place of birth    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Brazil
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Right-back
Club information
Current club Flag of Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
Number 4
Youth clubs
2005–2008 Brazil Fluminense
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2008–2015
2015–2020
2020–
England Manchester United
Flag of France Lyon
Flag of Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
109 00(5)
103 00(2)
0000(0)   
National team
2007
2012
2012–
Brazil Brazil U17
Brazil Brazil U23
Brazil Brazil
012 00(0)
0000(1)
0000(0)

Rafael Pereira da Silva (born 9 July 1990), commonly known as Rafael or Rafael da Silva, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Turkish club İstanbul Başakşehir and the Brazil national team. He normally plays as a right-back, but can also play on the right side of midfield. He and his twin brother, Fábio, began their careers with Fluminense before joining Manchester United in January 2007. After eight years in England, Rafael joined Lyon in August 2015 for a fee of up to £2.5 million.

Rafael has two caps for Brazil, having made his debut in a 3–1 victory over Denmark on 26 May 2012. He has also played for Brazil at under-17 level and was part of the silver medal-winning under-23 side at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Honours

Clubs

Manchester United

International

Brazil Youth

External links

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