Rafa Alcantara is a FC Barcelona Player. His name on database is Alcántara RAFINHA. He is famous since he was young because of his brother, Thiago Alcantara who is now playing for Barcelona senior team. His father is the 1994 World Cup Winner, Mazinho.
He can represent for either Spain or Brasil as he was borned in Brasil. He joined FC Barcelona youth academy at the age of 13 along with his brother. He is mainly played in the AM role. He has 7 appearances for Barcelona B which he started 4 games. This year is the breakthrough year for him, having featured in all Barcelona B match, started 14 of 15 games and having 5 goals. His performace has attracted many clubs across the Europe such as Chelsea, Real Madrid , etc. However, Barcelona Manager, Pep Guordiorla never miss the chance to let him play in the Barcelona first team. Pep
started him during the UEFA match against BATE. His performace has been better than his brother during that match, nearly scored from an acute angle.