Rafael Toloi

Rafael Toloi

Rafael Toloi
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Personal information
Nacimiento Glória d'Oeste, Mato Grosso
October 10, 1990 (30 years)
Nationality (s) Brazilian
Height 1,85 m (6 ′ 1 ″)
Sports race
Sport Soccer
Professional club
Sports debut 2008
(Goiás EC)
Club Atalanta BC
Liga Serie A
Position Defense
Dorsal (s) 2
National selection
Selection ITAFlag of Italy.svg Italy
Debut March 31th 2021
Dorsal (s) 6
Go. (goals) 1 (0)
Oficial web page

Rafael Toloi (Glória d'Oeste, Mato Grosso, October 10, 1990) is an Italian nationalized Brazilian soccer player. He plays as a defender and his team is Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio from Serie A from Italy.


Goias Sport Clube

He began playing for Goiás Esporte Clube in 2008, helping his club win the Goiano Championship in 2009. On November 21, 2009, Tolói played 17 Serie B games for Goiás, and scored two goals.

Sao Paulo soccer club

On July 5, 2012, São Paulo Futebol Clube confirmed Tolói in their squad and the defender signed a five-year contract. He scored his first goal with the tricolor of São Paulo on July 25, 2012, when the team played against him. Athletic Goianiense.

On August 3, 2013, Tolói scored the goal that confirmed the Eusébio Cup title for São Paulo, in a 2-0 victory over Benfica.

Associazione Calcio Rome

On January 31, 2014, Tolói was loaned to Serie A alongside Associazione Sportiva Roma for the remainder of the 2013-14 season for a price of € 500.000. The measure was agreed with a purchase option for a total value of 5,5 million euros. Tolói made his debut for the Giallorossi in their 2-1 win against Torino on March 25, 2014, playing the full 90 minutes in place of the suspended Mehdi Benatia.

Atalanta Bergamasca Football

On August 26, 2015, Tolói was signed by Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio for a transfer fee of 3,5 million euros. He made his debut on September 13, in a 2-2 draw in the league at Sassuolo, replacing Gianpaolo Bellini in the 80th minute. In his second match, eleven days later, he starred and scored the only goal, achieving a 1-0 league win at Empoli.

On February 22, 2018, Tolói scored for the first time in a UEFA competition, against Borussia Dortmund in the Europa League round of 1. The match ended in a 1-3 draw, which was not enough for Atalanta to get through to the next round after a 2-XNUMX defeat in the first leg.

National selection

Brazil (U20)

Tolói represented Brazil in the U-20 category, winning the South American Championship and finishing second at the World Cup in 2009.

Italy (absolute)

Toloi, whose great-grandparents hailed from Treviso, acquired Italian citizenship in February 2021. As he never represented Brazil in the senior category, he obtained FIFA approval to play for Italy. He made his debut on March 31 in a match qualifying for the 2022 World Cup against Lithuania.


Club Country Year
Goiás EC BrazilFlag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2008-2012
São Paulo FC BrazilFlag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2012-2015
AS Roma (given) ItalyFlag of Italy.svg Italy 2014
Atalanta BC ItalyFlag of Italy.svg Italy 2015


National championships

Degree: Club Country Year
Serie B Goiás EC BrazilFlag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2012

International championships

Degree: Club Country Year
South American Cup São Paulo FC BrazilFlag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2012

State championships

Degree: Club Country Year
Goiano Championship Goiás EC BrazilFlag of Brazil.svg Brazil 2009