“I sent a message and didn’t reply”
Rafinha talks about ‘problematic’ Flamengo exit and reveals Filipe Luis hasn’t spoken to him since Greece journey
Despite enjoying for only one yr, full-back Rafinha made his title in historical past Flamengo. 2019 Historic Team Winner Champion of Brasiliao and on Conmebol LibertadoresThe quantity 13 had a troubled exit from the group in Rio and revealed that even one among his teammates stopped chatting with him due to the state of affairs.
“It Wasn’t Smooth (The Exit). It by no means was and by no means will probably be. It’s creepy to say such a factor. I performed for Flamengo right here for one yr, I really feel like I performed 50. This yr was so intense, with so many achievements, so many victories, a particular yr. And from my private facet. For my household to have the ability to see me play on the Maracana each week, figuring out we’ll win each recreation,” Rafinha stated in an interview with stream sports activities membership.
The winger, who’s at the moment in Sao Paulo, additionally recalled the magical yr he had on the membership and spoke about what motivated him to depart Rio de Janeiro: to make his “sock”.
“Whoever lived in 2019, anybody who was in Ninho that yr, is aware of what it was like. He can win 10 extra Libertadores, Flamengo will win a lot extra, he’ll at all times struggle, however whoever lived that there has no equal. This is exclusive.. Fans are getting offended as a result of they wished to maintain watching this there. But soccer could be very dynamic. We create attachment to the membership, love. But now we have to consider our careers. It could be very quick. You have to arrange your pockets, earn a residing. If you didn’t do it 30, 32 years in the past, you will not. Your life is simply too quick. The extra you may earn your cash, make your pockets, you must do. For me, 34 years previous, it was a golden alternative to go to Greece to earn the cash they supplied me, I went. I’m sorry? No manner“.
Rafinha then revealed that individuals very near him had gone out of contact for a whereas, together with Filipe Luis, his accomplice at Flamengo.
“From my private and skilled perspective, what was I considering? “I’ll transfer on with my life, I performed one yr right here and gained all the pieces.” But for the followers, it was a very robust blow. Two, three months with out speaking to me. Filipe Luis gave an interview there not too long ago, he stated he was offended with me. I messaged him, stated “hey skinny, you are kidding huh?”. That’s why he didn’t need to speak to me. I went to Greece, he didn’t need to speak to me. I sent a message, he noticed it and didn’t reply. Now that I perceive, he stated he won’t ever forgive me. If Filipe, who’s my accomplice, performed with me from 2003, till 17, till 20, he was offended with me, think about the followers,” he completed.