Sport BVB - Ex-Gladbacher Raffael reveals: Had almost landed at Borussia Dortmund

15:26  12 july  2020
15:26  12 july  2020 Source:   rp-online.de

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  BVB - Ex-Gladbacher Raffael verrät: Wäre fast bei Borussia Dortmund gelandet © Imago Images

Former Bundesliga striker Raffael, whose contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach expired a few weeks ago, revealed in an interview with Rheinische Post that he was three years ago almost ended up at Borussia Dortmund.

"I've never talked about this. In fact, BVB is the only club where I could imagine playing there, otherwise there was only Gladbach in Germany," said the 35-year-old Brazilian.

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The problem at the time, however, was that "we could not agree on the contract term. I then extended at Borussia, which also made me very happy." After all, at Gladbach he had everything I needed. I didn't lack anything in Gladbach, so I never really wanted to leave.

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He likes to think back to the time with the foals, for which he played for a total of seven years: "I'm so grateful for that. Everything went great for me at Borussia and I can look back on the best time in my career."

How the career of the offensive player continues is currently still open. There is also a return to the Brazilian homeland, although Raphael would prefer to stay in Europe.

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  BVB - Ex-Gladbacher Raffael verrät: Wäre fast bei Borussia Dortmund gelandet

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