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Rafa Márquez Player Profile

Rafa Márquez Player Profile
Rafa Márquez
Full Name: Rafael Márquez
Date of Birth:13 Feb 1979 (Age 37)
Place of Birth:Zamora
Nationality: Mexico
Height:182 cm.
Weight:74 Kg.
Squad Number:4
Rafael Marquez - Mexico (Mexsport)
Rafael Marquez is 31-years-old and is part of one of the best teams in the world in Barcelona, an institution which in 2009 won absolutely everything, La Liga, Copa del Rey, the Champions League, European Super Cup, Club World Cup and Spanish Super Cup. 

Marquez was born in Zamora de Hidalgo, Michoacan, where at a very young age he began playing in the streets, before trying his luck at Atlas Guadalajara.

Later, he was selected by Mexico for the Copa America in Paraguay 1999, a tournament in which he amazed European scouts. AS Monaco managed to sign him.

Marquez remained in France for four years and won three titles.

Barcelona did not hesitate to shell out, where he was the captain of the best team the world, sharing dressing room with monsters like Lionel Messi, Ronaldinho, and Samuel Eto'o among others. 

"Rafa" has previously been to two World Cups, Korea-Japan 2002 and Germany 2006.

Did You Know?

In 2009, along with singer Alejandro Fernandez, Rafael Marquez introduced a juicy offer to buy the club Atlas of the First Division of Mexico.