Rafael Giménez Jarque 'Fali'


The former Nàstic player is a defensive midfielder with character who can also play at centre half

Fali played for Benimarc until the age of 10 before moving on to Villarreal where he featured in their youth teams up to the age of 19. Then, he moved on to Catarroja in the Third Division before signing for Levante’s B team before the season was up. He spent two seasons with the club before leaving for Huracán Valencia where he stayed for two years, taking them to the play offs in his final season.

In the season 2015/16 he signed for Gimnàstic Tarragona in the Second Division, playing the first half of the campaign before joining Barça B on 7 January 2016.

Technical profile

He is a defensive midfielder who can play anywhere in the middle of the park and even at centre half. He is physically strong and is an excellent ball winner in air and a threat at set pieces in attack and a plus at set pieces in defence. He also brings character and experience to the team.