Rafael Crivellaro

Rafael Schuler Crivellaro (born 18 February 1989) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a attacking midfielder and captains for Chennaiyin FC in the Indian Super League.[1]

Rafael Crivellaro
Personal information
Full name Rafael Schuler Crivellaro
Date of birth (1989-02-18) 18 February 1989 (age 32)
Place of birth Porto Alegre, Brazil
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Chennaiyin FC
Number 10
Youth career
2007 Internacional
2007−2009 Empoli
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Caxias 1 (0)
2010 Guaratinguetá 9 (0)
2011−2015 Vitória Guimarães 41 (3)
2011–2012Trofense (loan) 23 (1)
2012−2015 Vitória Guimarães B 24 (15)
2015 Ajman Club 13 (5)
2015−2016 Wisła Kraków 20 (3)
2016−2017 Arouca 24 (3)
2017−2018 Sepahan 5 (0)
2018–2019 Feirense 31 (1)
2019– Chennaiyin 25 (8)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13:22, 10 December 2020 (UTC)

CareerEdit

Born in Porto Alegre, Crivellaro youth development was spent at Internacional and Empoli. In 2009, he joined, Sociedade Esportiva e Recreativa Caxias do Sul competing in the third tier. From there, he moved to Guaratinguetá making his professional debut on 19 October 2010 in a match against Icasa.[2]

Crivellaro joined Vitória Guimarães in January 2011,[3] being loaned to Trofense for the 2011-12 season on 26 August 2011.[4] The following year, he returned to Guimarães, competing in their first team, but also having short stints in their reserve-side, winning an award in November 2014 for SJPF Segunda Liga Player of the Month.[5]

On 28 January 2015, Crivellaro move to the Ajman Club, at the time, managed by Manuel Cajuda.[6] Not even six months later, on 24 June 2015, he moved to Poland, joining Wisła Kraków.[7]

Crivellaro joined Primeira Liga club Arouca on a two-year contract on 17 June 2016.[8]

On 3 September 2019, Crivellaro penned a deal with Chennaiyin as their latest foreign recruit.[9] Crivellaro was appointed as captain of Chennaiyin FC in November 2020 ahead of the 2020–21 Indian Super League season. Later he was ruled out of the rest of the season due to an ankle injury.[10] On 16 July 2021, Chennayin FC announced that they have extended the contract of Crivellaro on a multi year deal.[11]

HonoursEdit

Vitória de Guimarães
Chennaiyin FC
  Runners-up : 2019–20
Personal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ISL: Chennaiyin FC signs Brazilian midfielder Rafael Crivellaro".
  2. ^ "Americana 1-1 Icasa". Footballzz. 19 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Rafael Crivellaro reforça meio-campo Vitoriano" [Rafael Cirvellaro strengthens the Vitoria's midfield]. vitoriasempre.net (in Portuguese). 7 January 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Rafael Crivellaro chega por empréstimo" [Rafael Crivellaro arrives on loan]. clubedesportivotrofense.blogspot.pt (in Portuguese). 26 August 2011. Retrieved 14 September 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Crivellaro recebeu troféu de melhor jogador da Segunda Liga" [Crivellaro received trophy of best player in Segunda Liga]. ligaportugal.pt (in Portuguese). LPFP. 21 December 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Crivellaro ruma aos Emirados Árabes Unidos" [Crivellaro heads to United Arab Emirates]. Record (in Portuguese). 28 January 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  7. ^ "Brazylijski pomocnik na testach medycznych w Wiśle" [Brazilian midfield having medical test at Wisla]. przegladsportowy.pl (in Polish). 24 June 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Rafael Crivellaro chega a Arouca" [Rafael Crivellaro arrives in Arouca] (in Portuguese). Arouca's Official Website. 17 June 2016. Archived from the original on 12 August 2016. Retrieved 19 June 2016.
  9. ^ "Chennaiyin rope in Rafael Crivellaro as their latest foreign recruit". Indian Super League. 3 September 2019. Retrieved 10 July 2020.
  10. ^ "Crivellaro Injured". footballexpress.in. 20 December 2020.
  11. ^ "Rafael Crivellaro extends contract with Chennaiyin FC". Official Chennaiyin FC Website. 16 July 2021. Retrieved 16 July 2021.

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