Rafa Silva

Rafa Silva Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Nov 2022

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Rafa Silva is a Portuguese footballer. Rafa Silva plays for Benfica and the Portugal national team as an attacking midfielder.

Early Life

Rafa Silva was born on May 17, 1993, his age is 29 years old as of now. Rafa Silva he was born in  Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal. His parents’ names are his father is João Silva and his mother’s details are not updated yet. He has siblings Brother Francis Jose Silva. The Zodiac sign of his is  Aries.

He belongs to Portuguese nationality. Likewise, The religion he follows is Christian. Silva started playing football with U.A. Povoense and F.C. Alverca he grew up in Forte da Case. The information about his education like schooling and university is not disclosed yet.

Career and Professional Life

On 29 July 2012 Silva made his professional debut, playing the full 90 minutes in a 2–1 home win against F.C. Penafiel for the season’s Taça da Liga. totaling more than 3,200 minutes of action to help his team he only missed one game in the league campaign, and finish 13th in the Segunda Liga.

Silva signed a five-year contract with S.C. Braga in June 2013 for an undisclosed fee. Striking twice in a 3–1 win at S.C he scored his first goals on 10 November. Moreover, Olhanense in the fourth round of the Taça de Portugal nineteen days later in a 4–1 home win over the same opposition scored for the first time in the league. With 23 appearances and three goals to help to a ninth-place finish, he finished his first year.

On 17 September 2015, Silva scored the only goal on his UEFA Europa League debut to defeat FC Slovan Liberec away and added two further goals in a run to the quarter-finals. Similarly, He was coveted by S.L. Benfica after a 2015–16 season in which Braga won the cup final against FC Porto.

Furthermore, Defending champions Benfica announced that Silva had signed a five-year contract with the club on 1 September 2016, in a deal totaling €16.4 million. Thus, his release clause was set at €60 million. Starting in a 2–1 win at F.C. Arouca he made his debut eight days later. Additionally, on 22 January 2017, In his 14th game, Silva scored his first goal for the team in a 4–0 win over C.D Tondela at the Estádio da Luz as a late substitute for Kostas Mitroglou.

More about his career

Later on, he also played seven minutes in the final of the domestic cup, won after defeating Vitória de Guimarães 2–1. Additionally, Silva scored the opening goal of a 5–0 win for Benfica in the 2019 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira on 4 August 2019, against city rivals Sporting at the Estádio Algarve. On 5 March Silva received his first call-up for the senior side on 28 February 2014, for an exhibition game with Cameroon. Furthermore, he played the first 45 minutes of the game, in a 5–1 win in Leiria.

Silva was named in the final 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup on 19 May 2014. In the group stage, he remained unused as Portugal was knocked out.

After scoring in both games against Azerbaijan in qualification, at the 2015 UEFA European Championship in the Czech Republic Silva was part of the under-21 team that finished as runners-up. Making his debut in the competition on 18 June he returned to the full side for UEFA Euro 2016. Moreover, by coming on as an 89th-minute substitute for Nani in a 0–0 draw with Austria at the Parc des Princes.

Rafa Silva

Net Worth

Rafa Silva has a net worth of $10 Million. He has earned lots of assets in his profession as a footballer. However, he is living a Luxury and happy life with his family.

Personal Life

Rafa Silva is currently single. He does not have any girlfriends as of now. There is a high chance that he kept his relationship private because of his privacy reasons. Moreover, he had at least 1 relationship previously but the information is not disclosed.

Body Measurements

Rafa Silva has a height of 5 ft 7 inches. His body weight is around 68 kg. Furthermore, he has got brown eyes and brown color hair. Moreover, other measurements like dress size, shoe size, etc are not published.

Social Media

Furthermore, he has got 396k followers on his Instagram account. On Twitter, he has got 48.9 k followers. Thus, he is active on Facebook and got 593k followers over there.