Fali (footballer, born 1986)
|Full name||Rafael Romero Serrano|
|Date of birth||22 February 1986|
|Place of birth||Córdoba, Spain|
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Born in Córdoba, Andalusia, Fali began his career at local Córdoba CF, playing initially in its reserves. He made his professional debut with the first team on 27 March 2005, as a substitute in a goalless home draw against Sporting de Gijón for the Segunda División championship. It was his sole appearance of the season, which ended with relegation.
Fali joined FC Barcelona in 2006, playing initially in its C and B-sides. On 11 May 2008 he was included in the first team's matchday squad for the first time, remaining unused in a 2–3 defeat to RCD Mallorca at the Camp Nou. Six days later he made his only appearance for the Blaugrana, replacing Lilian Thuram for the final 19 minutes of a 5–3 win at Real Murcia which concluded the season.
- Aldunante, Ramiro (11 May 2008). "Rozando el ridículo" [Bordering on ridiculous]. Marca (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 May 2015.
- Martín, Luis (18 May 2008). "Una goleada como despedida" [A goalfest to sign off]. El País (in Spanish). Retrieved 8 May 2015.
- "Jarro de agua fría para el Moratalla que cae injustamente ante el Écija" [Heartbreak for Moratalla who falls undeservingly to Écija]. Mundo Deportivo (in Spanish). 1 March 2010. Retrieved 12 October 2015.