RAFAEL: 2009 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL REVIEWED

Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva didn’t win the Champions League trophy during his time at Manchester United. He spent seven years in the first team, but didn’t manage to win the trophy though he reached the final with the club on two occasions. Rafael da Silva was in the Manchester United youth system when they …

RAFAEL DA SILVA: FLUMINENSE CAREER REVIEWED

Rafael da Silva was converted to a fullback when he moved to Fluminense in his native Brazil alongside twin brother, Fabio da Silva. They were both spotted by Manchester United during the 2005 Nike Premier Cup. Both Fabio da Silva and Rafael da Silva were spotted by Manchester United scout Lee Kershaw. Kershaw recommended the …

RAFAEL REVEALS RONALDO INFLUENCE ON TRANSFER

Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva has disclosed that Cristiano Ronaldo played a big part in his move to Manchester United over a decade ago. Rafael da Silva narrated how Ronaldo influenced him and his twin brother Fabio da Silva on the transfer to Manchester United despite the fact that they were reluctant to leave their …

RAFAEL: 2011 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL REVIEWED

Manchester United were taught a footballing lesson by Spanish La Liga side Barcelona when the two teams met at the iconic Wembley match venue for the 2011 Champions League final. Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson had hoped to avenge the Champions League final from two years ago when the two teams met again …

UNITED: RAFAEL HITS OUT AT LVG

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CWAu88rUYAAa1k0.jpg Rafael da Silva has hit out at Dutch manager Louis Van Gaal(LVG) over his playing style while he was in charge of the first team squad at Manchester United. Van Gaal was in charge of the Manchester United team when Rafael da Silva reluctantly left the club to join Lyon in the French Ligue …

RAFAEL WON’T RULE OUT PL RETURN

Brazilian defender Rafael da Silva has spoken about the possibility of returning to the Premier League (PL) this summer. He made this known in an exclusive interview with Sky Sports. According to the fullback, he won’t rule out the possibility of playing Premier League once again. Rafael da Silva had a first taste of Premier …

RAFAEL: FLUMINENSE CAREER EXAMINED

Istanbul Basaksehir defender Rafael da Silva started his football career at Brazilian club Fluminense. The former Lyon and Manchester United player was an attacker before he was converted to a right-back at Fluminense. Rafael da Silva was spotted by Manchester United scout Les Kershaw when his Brazilian team was a participant at the 2005 Nike …

RAFAEL: MAJOR HONOURS AT UNITED REVEALED

Manchester United had to wait for several months before they signed Rafael da Silva and his twin brother, Fabio da Silva. The club had spotted the two brothers at a tournament. The Red Devils agreed a deal to sign the two players from Brazilian outfit Fluminense in February 2007 but they didn’t join the English …

DA SILVA: ISTANBUL BASAKSEHIR CAREER EXAMINED

Rafael da Silva is in his first season at Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehirfollowing his free transfer move last summer. IstabulBasaksehir are the Turkish Super League champions after they won the title last season. Brazilian fullback Rafael da Silva had been at French Ligue 1 club Lyon for five years before he left the French club …

ISTANBUL BASAKSEHIR: HOW RAFAEL WAS UNVEILED

In one of the most unique player announcements in recent memory, Rafael da Silva was unveiled as a teenage mutant Ninja Turtle in his announcement video. Rafael da Silva is a former Manchester United right-back who has also played for his country Brazil in the past. He signed for Turkish champions Istanbul Basaksehir on a …