Rafinha Alcántara and Arthur, shortly before a party with the FC Barcelona


Rafinha: "It wanted to be still in the Inter, but am happy in the Barça"

Published:3/11/2018 - 13:16h

Updated:3/11/2018 - 17:18h

Rafinha Alcántara is having minutes with the FC Barcelona after the absence of Leo Messi by injury, and his good performance has raised him the spirit after not explaining too much at the beginning of course. The Tuesday will confront to his ex team, the Inter

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The Hispanic midfield player-Brazilian of the FC Barcelona, Rafinha Alcántara, remained finally this campaign in the group culé and could not continue in the rows of the Inter of Milan, where played yielded half season, to the not exerting the team 'nerazzurri' the option of purchase in the market of signings of the past summer. It could 'avenge' Rafinha in the Champions League, when marking one of the goals of the Barça-Inter (2-0).

This next Tuesday, will return to Giuseppe Meazza that it received him very well during the months in which it dressed the elastic of the picture interista, in a commitment that without place to doubts will do him a special illusion. And it is that Rafinha Alcántara wanted to continue in the Inter of Milan, but now crosses a big moment in the FC Barcelona and is happy for that.

"It was convinced that it would remain me in the Inter, but the events took a different twist. They preferred to other players and I did not have another option that follow my way. I wanted to remain me in the Inter", has desvelado in an interview conceded to 'Il Ran Dello Sport', ensuring that it does not save any grudge to the Inter. "I have them a big appreciate since they were those who helped me after nine months to forget".

"For me Messi is the best player of the history. Cristiano Ronaldo is a beast, but Messi is magic"

"The people said me that the Series To tactical era and really boring, but loved me everything. Had a big experience there and always there will be a place in my heart for the Inter", adds the Hispanic-Brazilian of the Barcelona, that after the long injury that suffered -of eight months- ensures that it has improved like footballer and professional. "I am convinced that the injury improved me like player and professional. Also it improved me like guitarist, since it could not raise me of the bed and had a lot of hours to practise! My lemma is: all the bad things teach you a valuable lesson", kids.

It does some days, in the Camp Nou, Rafinha Alcántara marked one of the goals against the Inter of Milan. "If all had gone out as it expected, had been playing this party with the T-shirt of Inter, but did not go like this and am very happy and motivated to be here", signals, revealing what felt when marking to the Inter. "I felt a big joy inside me when marking, but at the same time did not want to celebrate by respect to my ex mates".

Rafinha Alcántara, happy in the FC Barcelona

Simultaneously, it has spoken on the trainers that has had in the FC Barcelona along his career, showing happy with Valverde in spite of not having all the minutes that would wish. "Luis Enrique has been for me one of the best trainers. It is genial in the tactical and motivational appearances, have learnt a lot with him. I began my career with Guardiola, an incredible feeling: play at the side of my brother Thiago in the Camp Nou. We happen together lives playing football in the street and arrive together to the peak... Valverde Knows very how handle a group, is perfect".

On the other hand, it does not doubt in planting to Leo Messi like the best player of the history of the football, putting it by in front of Cristiano Ronaldo. "For me it is the best player of the history. Cristiano Ronaldo is a beast but different, has big speed and tarpaulin, but Leo Messi is magic. Never I have seen to anybody do what does Messi", concludes. The organisers of the Balloon of Gold can that they do not think the same...

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