RAFAEL PICKS HIS SIX-A-SIDE TEAM

Submitted on Thu, 09/09/2021 - 09:44

Former Manchester United right-back Rafael da Silva has picked his six-a-side team in an exclusive interview with MUTV Group Chat as he found it hard to settle on his goalkeeper. Rafael da Silva had two options namely Edwin Van Der Sar and David De Gea.

Rafael da Silva changed his answer once on the goalkeeper for his team before he finally made the decision to start retired Dutch national team shot stopper Edwin Van Der Sar in goal. Van Der Sar is the current CEO (Chief Executive Officer) at Dutch Eredivisie side Ajax Amsterdam.

For the team in front of Van Der Sar, Rafael da Silva went for the likes of Ryan Giggs, Antonio Valencia, Cristiano Ronaldo, Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney.

DA SILVA SAYS UNITED NOW MEAN MORE BUSINESS THAN EVER

Submitted on Tue, 08/17/2021 - 08:02

With the current activities that English Premier League giants Manchester United have done in recent weeks and look like they will continue doing, they are sending a clear and strong message that they are very much interested in getting ready to start climbing the ladder back to the top of the elite club's list. The Red Devils have been busy both on and off the pitch recently and their fans are getting all excited about the new developments that have been taking place at the Theater of Dreams.

DA SILVA SAYS UNITED NOW MEAN MORE BUSINESS THAN EVER

Submitted on Tue, 08/03/2021 - 16:11

With the current activities that English Premier League giants Manchester United have done in recent weeks and look like they will continue doing, they are sending a clear and strong message that they are very much interested in getting ready to start climbing the ladder back to the top of the elite club's list. The Red Devils have been busy both on and off the pitch recently and their fans are getting all excited about the new developments that have been taking place at the Theater of Dreams.

FORMER UNITED STAR RECOUNTS OLD TRAFFORD MEMORIES

Submitted on Fri, 07/23/2021 - 09:55

He may not be remembered as one of the best players in the history of Manchester United, but alongside his brother, Rafael Da Silva donned the United shirt with great excitement and showed a lot of desire and passion to represent the club's crest.

The former Brazilian full back was signed by Sir Alex Ferguson alongside his brother, Fabio Da Silva and they both had decent spells at Old Trafford, winning titles at the club even though they didn't play crucial roles in getting the medals. United signing the two players further confirmed how Sir Alex would sometimes go for unknown players that he would try to build into top players.

RAFAEL: MAJOR CLUB HONOURS REVEALED

Submitted on Sat, 07/17/2021 - 08:34

Rafael da Silva has won several trophies in his career with the majority coming during his time in the Premier League with Manchester United. Rafael da Silva joined Manchester United alongside his twin brother, Fabio da Silva at the start of 2008 and they were both ineligible for the first team at the time until they turned 18. Rafael saw more action at Manchester United than his twin brother as he broke into the first team at Old Trafford before Fabio.

REASONS WHY UNITED FANS LOVE RAFAEL

Submitted on Sat, 06/26/2021 - 15:20

Istanbul Basaksehir defender Rafael da Silva was a cult hero with the Manchester United fans during his time at the club and he has remained a firm favourite amongst them despite leaving the club six years ago. Rafaelsigned for the Red Devils in 2008 and he spent more than seven years at the Theatre of Dreams before leaving the Old Trafford outfit in the summer of 2015. Manchester United signed Rafael da Silva alongside his twin brother, Fabio da Silva, from Brazilian Serie A outfit Fluminense.

Rafael da Silva would have stayed at Manchester United longer than he did if not for the appointment of Dutch tactician Louis Van Gaal who has an history with Brazilian players. Istanbul Basaksehir right-back Rafael confirmed in one of his interviews that he was informed about Van Gaal and his dislike towards players from Brazil.

RAFAEL: MAJOR CLUB HONOURS EXAMINED

Submitted on Wed, 06/16/2021 - 09:40

Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva won the majority of his honours while he was a Manchester United player for almost a decade. The right-back was on the playing roster at the Theatre of Dreams for a period of seven years between 2008 and 2015.

Rafael da Silva won the Premier League titlein his full season with Manchester United. He was part of the Red Devils squad that won the league title during the 2008/09 campaign and the Brazilian went on to add two more titles before he finally left the club in 2015.

Brazilian club Fluminense and Manchester United had an agreement for the transfer of Rafael da Silva and his twin brother, Fabio in February 2007 but they didn't move to the English club until January 2008.

RAFAEL: INTERNATIONAL CAREER EXAMINED

Submitted on Wed, 06/02/2021 - 11:04

Istanbul Basaksehir right-back Rafael da Silva is a Brazilian international following his two caps for the senior team two decades ago. His international journey with Brazil started with the u-17 team before he was part of the u-23 squad to the 2012 London Olympic Games. His debut for the senior team came shortly before the Olympics.

The former Fluminense and Lyon defender could have played for Portugal despite representing Brazil at the u-17 level. Rafael da Silva played 12 times for the Brazil u-17s in 2012. He was part of the Brazilian squad to the 2007 u-17 FIFA World Cup tournament in South Korea.

RAFAEL: FRENCH LIGUE 1 CAREER EXPOSED

Submitted on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:16

Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva tasted French Ligue 1 football for the first time in the colours of Lyon having moved there from Manchester United in the summer of 2015. If he had the choice, Rafael won't have left the Red Devils for France.

Rafael da Silva was a fans' favourite at Old Trafford and has retained the same status amongst the Manchester United faithfuls till date. He had to leave the club due to a lack of playing time under then manager Louis Van Gaal (LVG). In total, the Brazilian defender spent seven years at the Theatre of Dreams before his £2.5m transfer to Lyon.

RAFAEL: FRENCH LIGUE 1 CAREER EXPOSED

Submitted on Fri, 05/07/2021 - 10:14

Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva tasted French Ligue 1 football for the first time in the colours of Lyon having moved there from Manchester United in the summer of 2015. If he had the choice, Rafael won't have left the Red Devils for France.

Rafael da Silva was a fans' favourite at Old Trafford and has retained the same status amongst the Manchester United faithfuls till date. He had to leave the club due to a lack of playing time under then manager Louis Van Gaal (LVG). In total, the Brazilian defender spent seven years at the Theatre of Dreams before his £2.5m transfer to Lyon.

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