rafinha entrevista

Rafinha feels like a footballer again. Six months after getting injured, the Brazilian was declared fully recovered on March 17. This is a moment of immense joy” he says in an interview with www.fcbarcelona.com and Barça TV. “Returning to full fitness is weight off my mind.”

The midfielder, who is currently on duty with the Brazilian Olympic squad, adds that “the help and support of my family, like my brother Thiago, and of my friends, as well as so many members of the club and other people, played a huge part in getting me through this and helping me to forget about the injury.”

Renewed contract

While he was out of action, Rafinha signed an extended contract until 2020. “A new contract with a club like Barça brings peace of mind” he says. “And I hope to return the gesture with my football” he says.

He finished by saying that he also drew inspiration from the top quality football and wonderful atmosphere among the team, who can bring yet more joy to the fans this season.”

Rafinha:"It's a moment of immense happiness" by fcbarcelona
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