Video Emerges As Brazil Winger Raphinha Chips Tunisian Goalkeeper With Brilliant Header

Video Emerges As Brazil Winger Raphinha Chips Tunisian Goalkeeper With Brilliant Header

  • Raphinha has done something very special during Brazil's 5-1 thrashing of Tunisia in an international friendly game
  • The Barcelona winger scored after he caught the Tunisia goalkeeper off guard and produced a one-touch finish with his head
  • Raphima has now scored four goals in 11 appearances for Brazil's senior national team

Raphinha continued his impressive trajectory with a brace in Brazil's 4-1 victory against Tunisia on Tuesday evening.

The 25-year-old stole the headlines by scoring the first goal of the match after just 11th minutes in unreal fashion.

Raphinha, Brazil, Tunisia, Barcelona
Raphinha opened the scoring in the 11th minute with a brilliant header. Credit: @FCBWxClasico
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Former Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro floated a ball into the box was met by Raphinha, who took a couple of steps back before scoring a header with the back of his head beyond the dive of Tunisia goalkeeper Aymen Dahmen

The Barcelona wideman made his effort look deceptively easy, as facets such as judging the height of the ball, how it drops and executing the header at the very end would be a challenge for some of the best strikers in the world.

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The former Leeds United explosive winger is well noted for taking on defenders with his smart movement and body swerve.

His brilliant finish against Tunisia is only a positive sign for Barcelona, as he seems to have added another feather to his cap.

Raphina scored a brace, while a goal each from Neymar, Richarlison, and Pedro were enough to help the Selecao complete their World Cup preparations in an emphatic fashion.

Barcelona Star Raphinha Opens Up on Tough Background, Reveals He Begged on the Streets Just to Feed

Meanwhile, Raphinha has opened up on the tough challenges he faced while growing up in Brazil before being successful with football.

The Brazilian forward who grew up in one of the poorest communities in Porto Alegre, revealed he used to ask people for money on the street before he could eat.

Raphinha also said many of his friends got involved in crime and drug trafficking just to escape poverty but revealed his family prevented him from doing the same, Marca reports.

Raphinha Promises To Unleash Trademark Celebration if Barcelona Win UEFA Champions League

Sports Brief earlier reported that Barcelona winger Raphael Dias Belloli, popularly known as Raphinha, is already dreaming big and hoping for victory in the UEFA Champions League.

The Brazil international has been impressive since joining the Catalan giants from Premier League side Leeds United in the summer transfer window.

With Xavi Hernandez's team having a great start in both La Liga and UEFA Champions League, Raphinha is targeting silverware in June next year.

Source: SportsBrief.com

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