Professional Footballer

Footballer Rafinha height Weight Measurements

Full Name:Rafael Alcântara do Nascimento

Nick Name:Rafinha


Bornplace:São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Birth:February 12, 1993

Age:24 as of 2017

Zodiac Signs:Aquarius


Religion:Rafinha’s religious beliefs are not known.

Height:5 ft 81⁄2 in or 174 cm

Weight:71 kg or 156.5 lbs

Hair Color:Black

Eye Color:Black

Measurements:Rafinha’s body specifications may be –

Shoe Size:Unknown

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Distinctive Features:

  • Passing
  • Dribbling
  • Crossing
  • Blocking
  • Defense
  • Strength
  • Quickness

Sexual Orientation:Straight


  • Mother: Valeria Nascimento (Former Volleyball Player)
  • Father: Mazinho Alcantara (Former Footballer who won the 1994 FIFA World Cup)
  • Siblings: Thiago Alcantara (Older Brother) (Professional Footballer), Rodrigo Moreno Machado (Cousin) (Professional Footballer)

Best Known For:Being part of the FC Barcelona’s team which won the 2014-2015 UEFA Champions League and the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 La Liga trophy.


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Do You Know These Facts:

  1. He joined the youth team of FC Barcelona when he was 13.
  2. Rafinha scored his first professional goal in a match against UD Salamanca.
  3. On June 27, 2013, Rafael extended his contract with FC Barcelona until 2016.
  4. After his contract extension with FC Barcelona, he was sent on loan to Celta de Vigo.
  5. On September 16, 2015, after a duel with Roma’s midfielder Radja Nainggolan, Rafael experienced an injury with a torn right anterior cruciate ligament. He underwent a surgery and was expected to be out for a period of six months.
  6. Despite being native Brazilian, Rafinha first played for the national youth team of Spain including for U-19. However in 2012, he shifted to the Brazil’s U-20 squad and appeared at the 2013 South American Youth Championship.
  7. Rafael scored his first goal for the Spanish national team on September 9, 2015 in a match against United States.
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