Rafael Silva Nascimento’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Brazilian footballer
Is Athlete
Football player
Association football player
From Brazil
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 21 May 1984, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Age: 36 years
Star sign Gemini
Sports Teams
CR Vasco da Gama
Olaria Atlético Clube
Esporte Clube Bahia
Mesquita Futebol Clube
ABC Futebol Clube
Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube
Saham Club
Al Urooba
Muscat FC
Oman FC

Rafael da Silva Nascimento (born 21 May 1984), commonly known as Rafael Nascimento, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Oman Club in Oman First Division League.

Table of Contents

– Club career
– Olaria
– Vasco da Gama
– Bahia
– Mesquita
– ABC
– Duque de Caxias
– Saham
– Al-Urooba
– Muscat
– Oman
– Club career statistics
– Honours
– Club

Club career

Olaria

Rafael began his professional footballing career in Brazil with his parent club Olaria Atlético Clube, based in his hometown, Rio de Janeiro. After spending a two-year spell in the youth teams of the club, he got promoted to the first team in 2001 and player there for the next 2 years.

Vasco da Gama

In 2003, he signed a long-term contract with another Rio de Janeiro-based and Brazilian top club, CR Vasco da Gama.

Bahia

In 2008, he moved on loan from Vasco da Gama on a six-month deal to Salvador, Bahia-based Esporte Clube Bahia. He scored his only goal for the club on 16 August 2008 in a Campeonato Brasileiro Série B match against Sociedade Esportiva do Gama. He helped the Bahia-based club achieve the runners-up position in the 2008 Campeonato Baiano.

Mesquita

In 2009, he moved back to Rio de Janeiro and more accurately to Mesquita where he was signed by Mesquita Futebol Clube on a short-term loan deal from Vasco da Gama. He made his debut for the club on 13 March 2009 in a 5-1 loss against Americano Futebol Clube and scored his first and only goal on 31 March 2009 in a 4-2 loss against Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube. He scored 1 goal in 6 appearances for the Mesquita-based club in the 2009 Campeonato Carioca.

ABC

Later in 2009, he moved to Natal, Rio Grande do Norte where he signed a short-term contract with Campeonato Brasileiro Série B club, ABC Futebol Clube. He made his debut for the club on 13 June 2009 in a 1-0 win over Vila Nova Futebol Clube. He made 6 appearances for the Natal-based club in the 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B.

Duque de Caxias

In 2010, he moved to Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro where he signed a one-year contract with Campeonato Carioca club, Duque de Caxias Futebol Clube. He made only one appearance for the club on 3 February 2010 in a 1-1 draw against Volta Redonda Futebol Clube when he came on as a substitute for Vander Sacramento Vieira at the 71st minute of the game.

Saham

Saham SC

He first moved out of Brazil in 2011 to the Middle East and more accurately to Oman where he signed a two-year contract with Oman First Division League club, Saham SC. He helped the club win the 2011-12 Oman First Division League and in promotion to the 2012–13 Oman Elite League. In the 2012–13, he again put up an eye catching performance for the Saham-based club as he helped them secure the 3rd position in the 2012–13 Oman Elite League which earned the club a spot in the 2014 GCC Champions League.

Al-Urooba

In 2013, he moved to the neighbor country to Oman, the United Arab Emirates where he signed a one-year contract with UAE First Division League club, Al-Urooba. He made his debut for the club on 7 September 2013 in a 2013–14 UAE President’s Cup qualification match in a 4-0 win over Masafi Club and scored his first goal in the same competition on 28 September 2013 in a 3-1 win over Masafi Club. He made his UAE First Division League debut on 9 November 2013 in a 6-1 win over Al-Taawon C.S. Club and scored his first goal in the competition on 26 December 2013 in a 2-2 draw against Dibba Al-Hisn Sports Club.

Muscat

In 2014, he returned to Oman and more accurately to Muscat, the capital city where he signed a one-year contract with Oman First Division League club, Muscat Club. He scored 5 goals in 24 appearances in the 2014–15 Oman First Division League and helped his club win their maiden Oman First Division League title in the 2014-15 season.

Oman

On 1 September 2015, he signed a one-year contract with another Oman First Division League club, Oman Club.

Club career statistics

Club Season Division League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Mesquita 2009 Campeonato Carioca 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
Total 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 1
ABC 2009 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Duque de Caxias 2010 Campeonato Carioca 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Al-Urooba 2013-14 UAE First Division League 8 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 14 2
Total 8 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 14 2
Muscat 2014-15 Oman First Division League 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 5
Total 24 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 5
Oman 2015-16 Oman First Division League 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Total 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0
Career total 51 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 57 8

Honours

Club

– With Bahia
– Campeonato Baiano (0): Runner-up 2008
– With Saham
– Oman First Division League (1): 2011-12
– With Muscat
– Oman First Division League (1): 2014-15

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