Raphinha

Squad No. 18
Date of Birth December 14, 1996
Age 24
Height 175cm
Team
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Porto Alegre
Previous Clubs Stade Rennais

Raphael Dias Belloli (born 14 December 1996), known as Raphinha, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Leeds United.

Avai
Raphinha started his career at Brazilian football side Avaí of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 2014.

Vitória Guimarães
On 2 February 2016, Raphinha signed for Portuguese side Vitória Guimarães. He made his debut for the Vimaranenses on 13 March 2016 against Paços de Ferreira. He scored his first goal for the club on C.S. Marítimo on the 20 August 2016. He made his first appearance in the 2017–18 UEFA Europa League on 14 September 2017 against Red Bull Salzburg. He won the Vitória Guimarães Breakthrough Player of the Year in 2017. He scored 18 goals during 43 games (in all competitions) during the 2017–18 Primeira Liga season for Vitória Guimarães.

Sporting CP
In May 2018, he transferred to Portuguese club Sporting CP until 2022. He made his debut on the 12 August against Moreirense. He scored his first goal for the club on the 20 September 2018 against FK Qarabag in the 2–0 victory in the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League. Raphinha was part of the side who won the 2018–19 Taça da Liga, Raphinha also won the 2018–19 Taça de Portugal scoring a penalty in the penalty shootout victory against Porto.

Rennes
He signed for French club Rennes in 2019, with a transfer fee around €21 million, the club’s record signing. He scored and gained an assist in his final game for the club during the 2020–21 Ligue 1 fixture against Reims in a 2–2 draw on 4 October 2020. He scored eight goals and gained seven assists during his time at the club, where he helped Rennes to a third place finish and qualify for the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League during the 2019–20 Ligue 1 season.

Leeds United
On 5 October 2020, he joined Leeds United on a four-year contract for an undisclosed fee reported to be in the region of £17 million, or about €20 million. On 19 October 2020, he made his debut as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers. His full debut was at home to Arsenal on 22 November 2020. On 28 November 2020, Raphinha scored his first Leeds goal in a 1–0 away win over Everton. His winning goal secured Leeds’ first ever Premier League win at Goodison Park and their first league win at Everton since 1990.