Brazilian scores for Austria after applying via Facebook

A Brazilian teen who has an Austrian passport has scored two goals for the Austrian Under-18s team after he applied to coaches by posting a video showing his skills on the internet.Rafhael Domingues, who recently turned 18 and has Brazilian and Austrian passports, netted twice in the team’s 3-1 victory against the Czech Republic in a friendly yesterday (Weds).”He’s got talent, without any doubt. He is fast, quick and skilful,” coach Hermann Stadler said about the blonde hopeful whose nickname is Rafinha.Stadler decided to call him up after he received a link to a video on social network platform Facebook in which Rafinha showed his skills.The family of the teen, who plays for Brazilian club Toledo Colonia Work, originates from the Austrian provinces of Tyrol and Vorarlberg.Asked whether he had a future in a red-white-red jersey, Stadler said: “Certainly, considering just the football side of it. But other things must be considered. too.”Stadler – a former Austria Salzburg striker – mentioned Rafinha’s poor German and English in that regard.