Raphinha Parents, Family & Siblings
Raphael Dias Belloli (born 14 December 1996), known as Raphinha, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for La Liga club Barcelona and the Brazil national team.
He began his career in with Avaí, but left for Portuguese side Vitória Guimarães in 2016, where he made his professional début. After impressive performances, he signed for Sporting CP, where he spent a year before signing for French club Rennes. After a year he was on the move again, signing for Spanish club Barcelona in a deal reportedly worth £50 million.
Having made his debut in October 2021, Raphinha is a Brazil international. His first two goals for the national team came in a win over Uruguay later that month. He was selected for Brazil’s squad at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
Parents and Family
Raphinha’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Maninho Belloli. His father’s name is Maninho Belloli
Raphinha was born in Porto Alegre, Brazil where he grew up in Restinga, a favela far from the city centre. His father was a jobbing musician. He had a difficult upbringing where he describes sharing a bedroom with his parents, younger brother and pets; struggling to pay travel costs and at points having to beg for food. He is of Italian descent.
At the age of seven, he attended Ronaldinho’s birthday party due to his father and uncle’s relationship with the player. They have met numerous times since and have developed a lasting friendship.
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