Rafael Crivellaro is someone who likes the ball at his feet. Make no mistake, most footballers want the ball with them, but not all can weave magic the way Crivellaro does. His wizardry was on wide display on Saturday as he scored directly from a corner kick and then crafted an assist to marshal Chennaiyin past FC Goa in the Indian Super League (ISL 2020-21).
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Hailing from Porto Alegre, where a certain Ronaldinho was born nine years before him, Crivellaro joined Chennaiyin last September. Having played two seasons in Asia – first with Ajman Club in the UAE Arabian Gulf League and then with Iranian side Sepahan in the Persian Gulf Pro League – the 31-year-old was touted as a replacement for fellow Brazilian Rafael Augusto, who secured a move to rival club Bengaluru FC.
When asked what he would bring to Chennaiyin, a…