Raphinha gave an interview to Goal where he talked about the players he admires most in the Premier League.
"As a player in the Portuguese football, one of the players that I admire a lot is Brahimi, I really like watching him play, I also like Salvio and Cervi. said Raphinha, who played with FC Porto striker Vitória de Guimarães.
"We have a very close relationship, very good, and nothing has changed since he went to FC Porto and I to Sporting." We are together whenever possible, we talked a lot, "said the end, noting that friendship between rival players is not always well regarded by fans.
"For a few weeks, for example, I posted on Instagram a photo with Soares, and I ended up getting some messages with insults, all because I put the photo with a player from FC Porto. If I have to get blown out, we're going to bleed out. "Now, off the field, I have my friends, and that does not change at all." shot.
Raphinha left praise for another extreme that passed for Sporting, Gelson Martins. "I always said that Gelson is a player that I admire a lot and also as a person, because we talked a lot when there were games between us.We play in the same position, but I do not like to make comparisons, if it's worse or better. was here, helped Sporting a lot, "he said.