Raphael Dias Belloli, known as Raphinha, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Leeds United and the Brazil national team. He was born on December 14, 1996.
Raphinha began his career with the Ava Under 20’s team of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 2014, when he was 18 years old. He was unable to make the squad after being injured, but he continued to practice on his own.
Raphinha joined Vitória Guimares in Portugal on February 2, 2016. On March 13, 2016, he made his Vimaranenses debut against Paços de Ferreira. On August 20, 2016, he scored his first goal for the club against C.S. Martimo.
In 2019, he joined the French club Rennes for a transfer fee of roughly €21 million, making him the club’s record acquisition. He scored a goal and added an assist in his final game for the club, a 2–2 tie against Reims in Ligue 1 on October 4, 2020.
During his time at the club, he scored eight goals and added seven assists, helping Rennes to a third-place finish and qualification for the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League during the 2019–20 Ligue 1 season.
He signed a four-year contract with Leeds United on October 5, 2020, for an unknown cost thought to be in the range of £17 million, or roughly €20 million. He made his debut as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 19, 2020. On November 22, 2020, he made his entire debut against Arsenal at home.
Raphinha scored his first Leeds goal in a 1–0 away win over Everton on November 28, 2020. His winning goal gave Leeds their first Premier League victory at Goodison Park and their first league victory against Everton since 1990, and he concluded the season with six goals, all coming in league games.
Raphinha scored his first goal of the season in Leeds’ first home game against Everton on August 21, 2021, a low-struck 72nd-minute equalizer from just inside the penalty area, which was chosen as one of the Premier League’s Goals of the Month for August.
In each of his three outings against Everton, he has scored.
His net worth increased to an estimated 9 million Euros during his four-year tenure with Elland Road (8 Million Pound). Leeds United paid £17 million to sign a young player with a lot of potentials.
His total net worth in the year 2021 is estimated to be between 1 million to two million. He lives in England and prefers not to indulge in too many parties.