Raffael Caetano de Araújo | Playerprofile
Raffael was born on 28 March 1985 in Fortaleza and plays for Borussia Mönchengladbach. He played for Esporte Clube Vitoria Bahia from 1997-2001, for Juventus Sao Paulo from 2001-2003, for FC Chiasso from 2003-2005, for FC Zürich from 2005-2008, for Hertha BSC from 2008-2012, for FC Dynamo Kiev from 2012-2013, for FC Schalke 04 from 2013-2013 and has played for Borussia M'gladbach since 2013.
Current season 2019/20
So far, the player with the shirt number 11 has taken six shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Oscar Wendt, 10th place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Up to now, the 1.74m-tall forward has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the seventh-most in the league along with Erik Durm (Eintracht Frankfurt), Goncalo Paciencia (Eintracht Frankfurt), Almamy Touré (Eintracht Frankfurt), Marko Grujic (Hertha BSC), Davie Selke (Hertha BSC), Javairo Dilrosun (Hertha BSC), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Matheus Cunha (RB Leipzig), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig), Marcel Halstenberg (RB Leipzig), Stefan Posch (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Sebastian Rudy (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Dennis Geiger (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Sargis Adamyan (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Alassane Pléa, Patrick Herrmann, Breel Embolo and Marcus Thuram. The 34-year-old additionally made three passes to a shot.
Raffael played his last game on the 14th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 December 2019). He was victorious over FC Bayern München while playing for Borussia M'gladbach with a score of 2-1. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of five minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, Raffael had seven individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had five tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win two. Raffael covered a distance of 1.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of five sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Raffael has played 287 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 121. He has netted 83 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 161 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of 58 goals. With a total of 287 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the 13th-most career matches. With a total of 83 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, Raffael presently takes sixth place on the active scoring chart.