Rafael has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester United, tying the full-back to Old Trafford until the end of the 2015/16 season.
The 21-year-old Brazilian has been with the Red Devils since 2008, when he left Fluminense with twin brother Fabio to sign for United.
Rafael made 18 appearances last season in the Community Shield, Barclays Premier League, Carling Cup, FA Cup and Europa League.
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