Rafael da Silva Francisco

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Rafinha
Personal information
Full name Rafael da Silva Francisco
Date of birth (1983-08-04) 4 August 1983 (age 33)
Place of birth Guarulhos, Brazil
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 5 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Cruzeiro
Number 70
Youth career
2000–2001 Portuguesa
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2003 Portuguesa 1 (0)
2003–2010 São Paulo 0 (0)
2004–2006 Santo André (loan) 27 (7)
2006 Grêmio (loan) 22 (2)
2007–2008 São Caetano (loan) ? (2)
2009 Goiás (loan) 3 (0)
2009 Paraná (loan) 20 (6)
2010 Coritiba (loan) 34 (10)
2011–2013 Coritiba 53 (8)
2013–2016 Al-Shabab 66 (15)
2016– Cruzeiro 16 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 December 2016.

Rafael da Silva Francisco (born 4 August 1983 in Guarulhos), commonly known as Rafinha , is a Brazilian footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Cruzeiro.

Style of play[edit]

Rafinha is known for his acceleration, speed, dribbling, finishing and ability with both feet. He primarily plays as either a central striker, winger or occasionally as an attacking midfielder

Honours[edit]

Goiás
Coritiba
Al-Shabab

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