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Rafael Martins Claro dos Santos (born 29 November 1991), known as Rafael Martins, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for the Coritiba.[1] He has been at the club since 2007, but has had few opportunities, making his debut against Ponte Preta in 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B, and having a short run of games at the end of 2018 Campeonato Brasileiro Série B due to an injury to first-choice Wilson.[2]

Rafael Martins
Personal information
Full name Rafael Martins Claro dos Santos
Date of birth (1991-11-29) 29 November 1991 (age 27)
Place of birth Pariquera-Açu, Brazil
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Coritiba
Number 12
Youth career
2007–2011 Coritiba
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011– Coritiba 6 (0)
2016Sampaio Corrêa (loan) 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 May 2019

He spent two months on loan with Sampaio Corrêa in 2016, prior to his Coritiba debut, but was substitute goalkeeper in all 12 games.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rafael Martins" (in Portuguese). Coritiba FBC. Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Rafael Martins será o novo goleiro do Coritiba até o fim da Série B; confira a possível escalação" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 30 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Sampaio anuncia mais nomes e chega a oito reforços após chegada de Lopes" (in Portuguese). Globo Esporte. 2 June 2016.

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