Raffaele Costa Storti, born on December 19, 2000, is a rising star in Portuguese rugby union. Currently, he showcases his talents while donning the jersey of Stade Français.
Storti's rugby journey began with CR Técnico, where he honed his skills until 2019. His exceptional talent and dedication caught the attention of international rugby, leading him to an exciting opportunity abroad. He joined the new Peñarol Rugby franchise in Uruguay, ready to embark on a new chapter in his rugby career. However, fate had other plans, as the Covid-19 pandemic abruptly halted the Súper Liga Americana, just after Storti had made his debut.
Undeterred by the unforeseen interruption, the young Portuguese talent returned to his homeland, rejoining his former club for the 2020-2021 season. His commitment and unwavering passion for the sport were evident in his decision to continue pursuing excellence in his home country.
On August 31, 2021, Raffaele Costa Storti took another significant step in his rugby journey by signing with the prestigious Top 14 side, Stade Français. This move marks a pivotal moment in his career, as he sets his sights on competing at the highest levels of professional rugby.
Storti's remarkable journey extends to the international stage, where he has emerged as a standout player for Portugal. His exceptional performances at the 2019 under-20 Trophy showcased his immense potential, with Storti even earning the distinction of scoring the most tries in the competition. His rapid ascent through the ranks underscores his status as one of rugby union's most promising talents, offering a glimpse of what lies ahead for this young and gifted player.
As Portugal prepares for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Raffaele Costa Storti's inclusion in the squad is a testament to his burgeoning talent and the bright future he represents for Portuguese rugby.
|2019 - present
|2021 - present
|2022 - present