RAFAEL: INTERNATIONAL CAREER IN SUMMARY

Submitted on Fri, 06/17/2022 - 07:34

Rafael da Silva represented his country at a major international tournament organised by FIFA for the first time at the 2007 edition of the U-17 World Cup in South Korea. He was part of the Brazil squad that finished second behind England in Group B with six points from three matches. The Brazilians thumped New Zealand 7-0 in their first group game with Fabio da Silva getting one of the goals. Fabio da Silva and Rafael da Silva are twin brothers.

CAMAVINGA: RAFAEL TRANSFER OPINION SNUBBED

Submitted on Thu, 06/02/2022 - 08:49

Manchester United fans would be wondering what would have been with young Real Madrid midfielder Eduardo Camavinga. The Red Devils were seriously linked with a move to Old Trafford last summer before he ended up at Real Madrid. Manchester United officials were told to make a move for the player by Rafael da Silva before he left French club Rennes to sign for Real Madrid towards the end of the transfer window last summer.

RAFAEL DA SILVA LAUDS MANCHESTER UNITED'S TEN HAG APPOINTMENT

Submitted on Mon, 05/09/2022 - 16:13

Former Manchester United star Rafael da Silva has heaped praise on the Red Devils, wishing them well for next season. During a recent interview with The Athletic, former Red Devil Rafael da Silva has voiced his optimism about Manchester United in the upcoming season. The Brazilian right-back thinks that the Premier League giants will be better next year and are in a position to mount a title challenge in the 2022/23 campaign, reports Stretty News.

A product of the Fluminense youth academy, Rafael played for Manchester United between 2008 to 2015. Unfortunately, he was unable to establish himself as a first-team regular for the club despite mustering 170 competitive appearances for the club. He ultimately left Old Trafford in 2015, joining Lyon for just €3.2 million.

RAFAEL: POST-MAN UNITED CAREER REVIEWED

Submitted on Thu, 04/14/2022 - 13:20

Real Madrid hitman Karim Benzema has closed the gap on Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski in the race for the Golden Boot in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) this season.

RAFAEL: ISTANBUL BASAKSEHIR CAREER REVIEWED

Submitted on Tue, 03/29/2022 - 11:44

Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva signed for Turkish Super League outfit Istanbul Basaksehir in the summer of 2020 and on the back of his five-year spell at French club Lyon. The right-back was a Lyon player for a period of five years from 2015 to 2020.

CAMAVINGA STARS AGAINST REAL SOCIEDAD

Submitted on Thu, 03/10/2022 - 11:06

Young Real Madrid midfielder Eduardo Camavinga was one of the stars of the game as the Spanish La Liga leaders came from behind to thrash Real Sociedad 4-1 at home in their latest league outing.

DA SILVA: UNITED CAN KNOCK OUT ATLETICO MADRID

Submitted on Tue, 03/01/2022 - 08:44

With Manchester United securing a 1-1 draw against Spanish La Liga giants and current champions Atletico Madrid iin the first leg of their UEFA Champions League knockout clash on Wednesday night, it has relatively become somewhat easier for them to go ahead of their rivals into the next round. Heading into the tie, United were seen by a lot of people as the underdogs because of the kind of unstable fork that they have been in the last couple of weeks. However, while they were mostly poor and unimpressive for most parts of the game, they were able to snatch a draw through an Anthony Elanga strike in the second half to set the tie on a stalemate before the second leg.

DA SILVA: UNITED CAN KNOCK OUT ATLETICO MADRID

Submitted on Tue, 03/01/2022 - 08:43

With Manchester United securing a 1-1 draw against Spanish La Liga giants and current champions Atletico Madrid iin the first leg of their UEFA Champions League knockout clash on Wednesday night, it has relatively become somewhat easier for them to go ahead of their rivals into the next round. Heading into the tie, United were seen by a lot of people as the underdogs because of the kind of unstable fork that they have been in the last couple of weeks. However, while they were mostly poor and unimpressive for most parts of the game, they were able to snatch a draw through an Anthony Elanga strike in the second half to set the tie on a stalemate before the second leg.

RAFAEL DA SILVA: BRAZIL CAREER PROBED

Submitted on Tue, 02/08/2022 - 11:26

Rafael da Silva played his fair share of games for Brazil at junior level and senior level. The former Manchester United and Lyon right-back represented his country 21 times at all starting with the u-17 team. Rafael da Silva didn't score for the Brazil u-17 team in his 12 appearances. All his games for the Brazil u-17 team were played in 2007. He was part of the Brazil team that flopped at the 2007 edition of the u-17 FIFA World Cup in South Korea where the South Americans crashed out at the round of 16 stage courtesy the 1-0 defeat to African nation Ghana. Isaac Donkor scored in the 51st minute to knock Rafael and his colleagues out of the tournament in South Korea.

RAFAEL: BRAZIL NATIONAL TEAM CAREER REVIEWED

Submitted on Tue, 01/25/2022 - 11:36

Brazilian defender Rafael da Silva began his national team career at u-17 level. He was part of the Brazil squad to the 2007 FIFA u-17 World Cup tournament in South Korea. Rafael da Silva could not prevent his team from suffering an early exit from the tournament.

Rafael da Silva and Brazil reached the round of 16 before they were knocked out by West African nation Ghana. Isaac Donkor scored the only goal of the game on the way to a 1-0 win over Brazil. Donkor scored the only goal of the game six minutes into the second half.

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