Bayern extends Rafinha’s contract to 2017
Bayern Munich has extended Brazilian defender Rafinha’s contract
by three seasons.
Rafinha is now bound to Bayern until mid-2017. Rafinha says he
is proud to be able to continue playing for the ”best club in the
The 28-year-old defender played for Schalke before going to
Sampdoria and then returning to Germany to sign for Bayern at the
start of the 2011-12 season.
Rafinha has been used regularly by new coach Pep Guardiola, who
often shifts right back Philipp Lahm to midfield.
The contract was signed in Marrakech, where Bayern is playing at
the Club World Cup.