|Full name||Rafael Edgardo Burgos|
|Date of birth||June 3, 1988|
|Place of birth||La Paz, El Salvador|
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|2003||Escuela La Chelona|
|2012||→ Baník Ostrava (loan)||0||(0)|
|2012–2013||→ Kecskemét (loan)||20||(5)|
|2013–2014||→ Győri ETO (loan)||9||(1)|
|2014||→ Minnesota United (loan)||8||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 29, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 29, 2017
Burgos started his career at Alianza, but moved to Second Division side Santa Tecla to get some more playing time. In 2010, he returned to the highest level to play with C.D. UES. In 2011, he rejoined his old club Alianza.
In 2012, he transferred to Deportivo Petapa scoring his first goal in a victory against Municipal on February 12, 2012. He scored another goal on March 3, 2012 against Suchitepéquez, and his last goal for the end of his 2011–12 season on May 4, 2012 against Juventud Retalteca. Even though he started late in Petapa's season he managed to score five goals in nine games.
On August 8, 2012, Burgos signed a loan deal with Baník Ostrava on loan from Austrian Bundesliga club SV Ried. On the 31st, he moved on loan to Kecskemét of Hungary after Baník did not reach an economic agreement with the player.
After spending a season with Kecskemét, he went on a second loan to Hungarian champions Győri ETO, where he appeared in nine league games, scoring one goal.
On March 17, 2015, Rafael "Tatarata" Burgos signed with Fredrikstad Fotballklubb (also known as Fredrikstad FK or FFK) which is a Norwegian football club from the town of Fredrikstad.
In his second cap with the El Salvador national football team, Burgos scored his first goal, on Costa Rican soil. A feat that did not happen since 1991 when Raúl Díaz Arce, in the first edition the UNCAF tournament, scored on Costa Rican soil.
Burgos was called up by José Luis Rugamas to train with the senior team in preparation for the 2011 Central American Cup on January 2010. Burgos scored the first goal for El Salvador for the year on January 14, 2011 in a 2–0 victory against Nicaragua.
- Minnesota United
- Copa Centroamericana Golden Boot (1): 2011
- Serrano, Raul (February 4, 2017). "Benji Villalobos dijo que Rafael Burgos no debió ser expulsado en el clásico". elgrafico.com (in Spanish). Dutriz Hermanos. Retrieved April 13, 2017.
- "Rafael Burgos wants to leave a mark" (in Spanish). El Grafico. January 1, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2010.
- "Preliminary squad released" (in Spanish). El Grafico. January 1, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2010.