Brazilian flair is not only earning vital results for Manchester United and outshining old favourites, but is also receiving a mountain of praise from fans as Rafael scooped yet another award this season.
The fullback stormed forward and curled in a sumptuous left-footed striker during a raucous tie at Anfield and earned 61% of the club’s poll – the nearest contender was Alex Buttner’s debut strike against Wigan that earned 15%.
Speaking after the match, the Brazilian said: "It's definitely the best one I've scored for United. It was a good moment to get it because it was so quick after they scored.
“I was so pleased [to score] for the fans. They always give me such great support and I know this is an important game for them so I'm very happy."
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