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Rafa Márquez Player Profile

Rafa Márquez Player Profile
Rafa Márquez
Full Name: Rafael Márquez
Date of Birth:Feb 13, 1979 (Age 38)
Place of Birth:Zamora
Nationality: Mexico
Height:182 cm.
Weight:74 Kg.
Squad Number:4
National Team Page: Mexico
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, The Spanish League, Copa del Rey, Champions League, European Super Cup, the Club World Cup and Super Cup in Spain. 

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 amazed European scouts. AS Monaco managed to sign him for 6 million. 

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

Barcelona did not hesitate to shell out 8 million, 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 been tp two World Cups, Korea-Japan 2002 and Germany 2006.

Did You Know?

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