Raphael Augusto

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Raphael Augusto
Personal information
Full name Raphael Augusto Santos
Date of birth (1991-03-06) 6 March 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bengaluru
Number 12
Youth career
2006–2008 Fluminense
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2016 Fluminense 1 (0)
2011–2012Duque de Caxias (loan) 7 (0)
2012América-RN (loan) 3 (0)
2012–2013DC United (loan) 8 (0)
2013–2014Legia Warsaw (loan) 9 (0)
2015Bangu (loan) 0 (0)
2015Madureira (loan) 6 (0)
2015Chennaiyin (loan) 12 (1)
2016–2019 Chennaiyin 64 (5)
2019– Bengaluru 10 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 November 2019

Raphael Augusto Santos da Silva (born 6 March 1991) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Indian club Bengaluru as a midfielder.

Club career[edit]

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Augusto graduated from the youth academy of Fluminense and made his senior debut in the Série A season. After playing for Duque de Caxias and América-RN in his country on loan,[1] he joined Major League Soccer club D.C. United on loan on 28 July 2012.[2] On 11 November, he made his debut, coming on as a substitute for the injured Marcelo Saragosa in a 3–1 defeat against Houston Dynamo.[3] On 14 June 2013, he returned to his parent club after his contract was terminated by mutual consent.[4] Seven days later, he joined Polish club Legia Warsaw on a loan deal.[5] On 14 May 2014, manager Henning Berg announced that Augusto would return to Flu in summer.[6]

After loan stints with Bangu and Madureira in 2015, Augusto was loaned out to Indian Super League club Chennaiyin FC on 11 August 2015.[7][8] On 18 November, he scored his first goal for the club in a 2–1 defeat against ATK.[9] Although his club went on to win the league,[10] he missed the final due to an injury.[11] On 17 July 2016, he signed permanently with the club.[12] He went on to play all the matches for the club during the season.[13]

On 31 January 2017, Augusto was reloaned to Brazilian club Bangu.[14] On 20 July, he signed a two-year contract extension.[15] He played 18 times during the 2017–-18 season, scoring three goals and adding one assist, with his side winning the league.[16]

On 24 August 2019, Augusto signed for Bengaluru FC on a 2 year deal, that keeps him with the Blues till the end of the 2020–21 season.[17]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Chennaiyin FC

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oficjalnie: Raphael Augusto wypożyczony do Legii Warszawa" [Officially: Raphael Augusto loaned to Legia Warsaw] (in Polish). Sport. 24 June 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  2. ^ "D.C. United picks up Raphael Augusto on loan from Fluminense". Goal. 28 July 2012. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Raphael Augusto". D.C. United. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  4. ^ "DC United announce departure of midfielder Raphael Augusto". MLS Soccer. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Oficjalnie: Raphael Augusto w Legii" [Official: Raphael Augusto in Legia] (in Polish). Transfery. 21 June 2013. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  6. ^ "Raphael Augusto latem opuści Legię" [Raphael Augusto will leave Legia in the summer] (in Polish). Sport.pl. 14 May 2014. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  7. ^ "Chennaiyin FC sign Brazilian duo Raphael Augusto and Mailson". The Times of India. 11 August 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  8. ^ "Emprestado pelo Flu, Raphael Augusto deixa o Madureira para atuar na Índia" [On loan from Flu, Raphael Augusto leaves Madureira to work in India] (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 31 July 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  9. ^ "ISL: Atletico de Kolkata down Chennaiyin FC 2–1". India Today. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  10. ^ "ISL: Atletico de Kolkata down Chennaiyin FC 2–1". India Today. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Indian Super League: Marco Materazzi: You cannot describe our game as defensive". Goal. 20 December 2015. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  12. ^ "ISL: Chennaiyin FC sign permanent deals with Harmanjot Khabra and Raphael Augusto". Xtra Time. 17 July 2016. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  13. ^ Kevin Barboza (6 December 2016). "Impressive Raphael Augusto". The Fan Garage. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  14. ^ "De volta! Meia Raphael Augusto é apresentado oficialmente" [Back! Midfielder Raphael Augusto is officially presented] (in Portuguese). Bangu Atlético Clube. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  15. ^ "Chennaiyin FC extends Raphael Augusto's stay". The Times of India. 20 July 2017. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  16. ^ Ashish Peter. "ISL 2018–19: Chennaiyin FC fan favourite Raphael Augusto set to entertain for a fourth year running". Goal. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  17. ^ "Bengaluru FC sign Brazilian Raphael Augusto". BengaluruFC.com. 24 August 2019. Retrieved 24 August 2019.

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