Here’s a new episode of Trivia Tuesday, the five Nerazzurri-themed questions to test our fans’ knowledge in partnership with GM-Termoidraulica, Atalanta Silver Partner. This issue’s protagonist is our shirt number 2, Rafael Toloi: how well do you know the Brazilian defender?
1) In which year did Rafael Toloi join Atalanta?
The official announcement was on the 26th of August in 2015: Rafael Toloi was a new Atalanta player. The Brazilian defender came from San Paolo.
2) How many appearances has he made with the Nerazzurri?
Toloi has so far made 155 appearances with Atalanta, for a total of 12.896 minutes played.
His appearances are thus divided:
- 130 in the Serie A TIM
- 9 in the Coppa Italia
- 6 in the Champions League
- 10 in the Europa League
3) In which match did he score his first goal for the Nerazzurri?
Empoli-Atalanta 0-1 on 24/09/2015
Rafael Toloi scored just after two matches with the Nerazzurri and that goal was a winner. His goal on 86 at Empoli secured Atalanta three points.
4) How many Italian clubs has he played for?
Before Atalanta, Toloi played 5 matches with the Roma jersey in the 2013/2014 season.
5) How many assists has he provided with the Atalanta shirt?
It’s an amazing number for a central defender, who has shown his technical and setting skills since the first day. Toloi is currently the player who has provided the most assists during this Serie A TIM season, 5.