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, Raffael has taken six shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Florian Neuhaus, fifth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Up to now, Raffael has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the first-most in the league along with Kai Havertz (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin), Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München), Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München), Nicolas Höfler (Sport-Club Freiburg), Nils Petersen (Sport-Club Freiburg), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Davie Selke (Hertha BSC), Uwe Hünemeier (SC Paderborn 07), Kai Pröger (SC Paderborn 07), Davy Klaassen (SV Werder Bremen), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Alassane Pléa, Denis Zakaria, Goncalo Paciencia (Eintracht Frankfurt), Julian Weigl (Borussia Dortmund) and Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim). Until now, the 34-year-old has been responsible for two passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself ninth place within the statistics of his club.
The 1.74m-tall forward played his last game on the sixth matchday of the 2019/20 season (28 September 2019). Playing for Borussia M'gladbach, he won against TSG Hoffenheim 3-0. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of four minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, the player with the shirt number 11 had one individual ball possession. He covered a distance of 0.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of two sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Raffael has played 286 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 120. He has netted 83 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, Raffael has completed 160 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of 58 goals. With a total of 286 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the 12th-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.