Forward who joined Cruzeiro in 2017. He took part in Campeonato Brasileiro Série A in 2016. He has over 260,000 followers on his r_marques Instagram account.
He first played for Campinas in 2003.
He adopted the name Rafet El Marques when he attained Turkish citizenship.
He married Carla Mariano.
He and Everton Ribeiro have both played for Cruzeiro.