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Leeds United star Raphinha made his first start for Brazil this morning where he helped the side to a 4-1 win with two goals.

The Whites are just a day away from their clash with Southampton at St Mary’s but there is still international football to digest as we approach the weekend.

Raphinha’s call-up to the Brazil squad has certainly been the main talking point both at Elland Road and in South American media over the last week.

Having made his international debut coming off the bench and registering two assists, he came into this clash against Uruguay in the early hours of Friday morning knowing he was to make his first start for his country.

He certainly did not disappoint, firstly making the scores 2-0 with an opportunistic tap-in following a save from the Uruguay ‘keeper, before capping off a blistering counter-attack to make it 3-0 in the second half:

There’s no denying that the Leeds winger is going to be gaining a lot of admirers in the coming months as he continues to rip it up in every game that he plays.

With that likely interest, comes the fact that Leeds fans are very realistic about what will happen in the future with Raphinha, but they’re enjoying the ride…

It seems inevitable that Raphinha is going to play at the very top level very soon.

There’s nothing we can do about that about from just appreciating how sensational a player he is and what he’s doing for us as well.

What we know for certain is that he’s going to take a monumental fee to bring away from Elland Road and that will set us up nicely regardless of him leaving.

He’s not just a skilful winger that can beat a man, but this shows he’s got a lethal end-product that will have a lot of top clubs turning their heads.

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Leeds United season ticket holder since 2013/14, currently situated in the middle of the FA5 noise. From Pablo Hernandez to 5-1 drubbings, I've seen it all at Elland Road.