Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 9, 1990. Brazilian professional soccer player Rafael da Silva has an estimated net worth of $5 million with an annual salary of £720,000. He currently plays as a right-back for Premier League club Manchester United and his country’s national team. Rafael’s career began in 2005 when he joined Fluminense’s youth academy before going on to sign for his current side Manchester United as a senior player in 2008. He then made his United debut in their 2-0 friendly victory over Peterborough United on 4 August in the same year. He has since featured in over 100 games for the Old Trafford outfit, helping the club to win scores of titles include Premier League, FA Community Shield, Football League Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup. However, he was sidelined for the majority of the 2014-15 campaign due to a series of injuries. Internationally, Rafael represented Brazil’s under-U17 and under-23 team before being called up to join the senior team in 2012. He then made his debut for the country in their friendly encounter with Denmark on 26 May. The footballer wedded Carla and the couple have a daughter, Eduarda.