Known all over the world simply as Rafinha, Rafael Alcántara do Nascimento is really a 24-year-old Brazilian who is among the game’s rising stars.
His professional career started as he was 17, and that he made his debut with Barcelona’s first team at 18. Since that time, he’s taken center stage alongside the kind of Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez, Xavi, Andres Iniesta and company.
Rafinha makes greater than 50 appearances for FC Barcelona – the protecting champion of los angeles Liga (Spain’s top division) and also the Copa del Rey (Spain’s annual cup).
Of all of the teams on the planet, Barça has got the largest social-media following, using more than 100 million likes on Facebook and most 20 million supporters of @FCBarcelona on Twitter. @Rafinha has 1.8 million Twitter supporters.
The final time the Menace located a family group-name soccer star – Freddy Adu in June 2004 – they came a standing-room-only crowd that set the franchise (and league) record for single-game attendance.
Our goal would be to host greater than 6,000 fans on June 17th. Are you going to allow us to set our new attendance record and participate this memorable night?
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Much More About RAFINHA
- Born February. 12, 1993 in Sao Paulo, South america.
- Putting on uniform number 12, he’s right by Messi (10) and Neymar (11) on FC Barcelona’s statistical roster.
- Through April 2, has scored six goals in 18 matches this year.
- Has tallied greater than 30 professional goals, including stints with Barcelona B (2011-13 20 goals) and Celta (2013-2014 on loan four goals).
- Within the last 2 yrs, helps Barça to titles within the UEFA Champions League (2014-15), the UEFA Super Cup (2015) and Supercopa de España (2016).
- Scored his first worldwide goal on Sept. 8, 2015, only a minute after walking in the game in Brazil’s 4-1 make an impression on the U . s . States also aided Neymar within this friendly at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.
- His father, Mazinho, performed professionally (1983-2001) and it was a part of Brazil’s 1994 FIFA World Cup championship.
- His brother, Thiago – like Rafinha, a main midfielder – plays for Bayern Munich and also the Spanish national team.
Plusieurs Moines Menace 2017 PDL Schedule
Wednesday, May 10 first round from the Lamar Search U.S. Open Cup (Opponent and TBD)
Wednesday, May 17 second round from the Lamar Search U.S. Open Cup (Opponent and TBD)
Saturday, May 20 WSA Winnipeg 7:30 p.m. at Valley Stadium
Saturday, May 27 at St. Louis Lions 5 p.m. at Tony Glavin Complex
Sunday, May 28 at St Louis FC U23 3:30 p.m. at SLSG Collinsville Complex
Wednesday, May 31 3rd round from the Lamar Search U.S. Open Cup (Opponent and TBD)