Rafael Moura

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Rafael Moura
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Personal information
Full name Rafael Martiniano de Miranda Moura
Date of birth (1983-05-23) 23 May 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
América Mineiro
Youth career
Atlético Mineiro
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004 Atlético Mineiro 1 (0)
2004–2005 Vitória 4 (1)
2005 Paysandu 14 (7)
2006 Corinthians 29 (7)
2007–2010 Locarno 0 (0)
2007 Fluminense (loan) 4 (0)
2007–2008 Lorient (loan) 2 (0)
2008–2009 Atlético Paranaense (loan) 27 (9)
2010 Goiás (loan) 25 (9)
2011–2012 Fluminense 28 (11)
2012–2015 Internacional 78 (14)
2016–2017 Atlético Mineiro 26 (4)
2016 Figueirense (loan) 29 (8)
2018– América Mineiro 4 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 26 December 2017

Rafael Martiniano de Miranda Moura or simply Rafael Moura (born 23 May 1983) is a Brazilian footballer who plays for América Mineiro.

Career[edit]

Rafael Moura started his career with Atlético Mineiro, he then left for Vitória.

In July 2005, he left for Paysandu, signed a contract until the end of season.[2]

Rafael Moura signed a contract with MSI in 2006 which lasted until 2012,[3] he then left for MSI affiliated club Corinthians. In January 2007 he left for Swiss lower division club Locarno along with Jhonny Herrera but still under MSI control.[4] He signed an 8-month contract with Fluminense in January 2007.

Moura left for French Ligue 1 side FC Lorient on a 1-year loan from Fluminense (actually MSI) in August 2007. Lorient had a first option to sign him outright in June 2008.[5]

On 1 July 2008, Moura returned to Brazil for Atlético Paranaense, signed a 2-year loan contract.[3][6]

The loan terminated in January 2010, and Moura signed a 1-year loan deal with Goiás on 22 January.[7]

After an on-pitch brawl on 21 July 2010, the match that Goiás 2–2 draw with his former club Vitória,[8] Moura was provisionally banned from football for a month.[9] He finished as the runner-up with team at 2010 Copa Sudamericana.

In January 2011, he rejoined Fluminense and signed a 3-year deal.[10][11] Moves to Internacional and Atlético Mineiro followed. In 2016, not long after joining Atlético Mineiro, Moura completed a loan move to Figueirense.[12]

In December 2017, after terminating his contract with Atlético, Moura joined América Mineiro.

Honours[edit]

Vitória
Fluminense
Atlético Paranaense
Internacional
Atlético Mineiro

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile". SC Internacional. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "BID ACUMULATIVO SÉRIE A /2005". CBF. 8 November 2005. Archived from the original on 29 May 2006. Retrieved 6 July 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Canônico, Leandro (25 July 2008). "Agora no Atlético-PR, Rafael Moura segue representado por Kia Joorabchian". Globo Esporte (in Portuguese). Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  4. ^ "RELATÓRIO DE TRANSFERÊNCIAS INTERNACIONAIS EM 2007". CBF (in Portuguese). 18 November 2007. Archived from the original on 15 October 2009. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  5. ^ "Rafael Moura : "S'intégrer au mieux"". FC Lorient (in French). 17 August 2007. Retrieved 8 July 2016. 
  6. ^ "RELAÇÃO DE RETORNOS PARA O BRASIL DO EXTERIOR EM 2008". CBF (in Portuguese). January 2009. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  7. ^ "RELAÇÃO DE RETORNOS PARA O BRASIL DO EXTERIOR EM 2010". CBF (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 28 May 2010. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  8. ^ Homewood, Brian (22 July 2010). "Soccer-Players, coach and reporters brawl on pitch in Brazil". Reuters. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  9. ^ Homewood, Brian (29 July 2010). "Soccer-Leao handed 30-day provisional ban after brawl". Reuters. Retrieved 29 July 2010. 
  10. ^ "Rafael Moura é o novo reforço do Fluminense". Fluminense FC (in Portuguese). 27 January 2011. Retrieved 2 February 2011. 
  11. ^ "BOLETIM INFORMATIVO DIÁRIO ELETRÔNICO (BID-E) RELAÇÃO PELA DATA 04/02/2011". CBF (in Portuguese). 4 February 2011. Archived from the original on 13 June 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2011. 
  12. ^ "Rafael Moura profile". Soccerway. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 20 May 2016. 

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