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Rafael Alcântara do Nascimento (born 12 February 1993), commonly known as Rafinha ([ʁɐˈfiɲa]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a central or attacking midfielder for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He started his career with Barcelona, making his debut with the first team in 2011. After a loan at Celta, he played his first La Liga match for the former club in 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rafinha has received more than 165,330 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Rafinha is the 2,176th most popular soccer player (up from 2,541st in 2019), the 474th most popular biography from Brazil (down from 466th in 2019) and the 235th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.84

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  • 2.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Rafinha ranks 2,176 out of 16,923Before him are Albert Celades, Hiroyuki Usui, Aleksandar Kolarov, Marco Simone, Johnny Hansen, and Thomas Berthold. After him are Cuauhtémoc Blanco, Félix Sesúmaga, Osvaldo Héctor Cruz, Antonio Campolo, Iago Aspas, and Martí Vergés.

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Among people born in 1993, Rafinha ranks 15Before him are Marc Márquez, Julian Draxler, IU, Loris Karius, Samuel Umtiti, and Jan Oblak. After him are Yannick Carrasco, Barbara Palvin, Suga, D.O., Harry Kane, and Paco Alcácer.

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Among people born in Brazil, Rafinha ranks 474 out of 1,947Before him are José dos Santos Lopes (1910), Victor Meirelles (1832), Luiz Gervazoni (1907), Maurinho (1933), Glória Pires (1963), and Moacyr Scliar (1937). After him are Nelinho (1950), Maneca (1926), Willian (1988), Jorginho Putinatti (1959), Manga (1937), and Nélida Piñon (1937).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Rafinha ranks 235Before him are Hermínio de Brito (1914), Fernandinho (1985), Abel Braga (1952), José dos Santos Lopes (1910), Luiz Gervazoni (1907), and Maurinho (1933). After him are Nelinho (1950), Maneca (1926), Willian (1988), Jorginho Putinatti (1959), Manga (1937), and Romeu Pellicciari (1911).

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