International soccer stars Douglas Costa, Rafhina put on show at Hamden High School

(WTNH)–Some soccer in Hamden tonight, some big names out there–Douglas Costa and Rafinha, who both play for Brazliians national team.

They put on a friendly with other professional soccer players and coaches at Hamden High School.

The event really brought out the local soccer comminuty, just about packing Hamden’s turf field. Over 1,400 tickets were sold for the event. Everyone involved is grateful.

“It’s amazing for the soccer community to have great players like Douglas Costa and Raffi but even all the people in the community involved and the kids the parents its great for us that work in the field and for the kids, it’s amazing.”

Both Costa and Rafinha will be playing at the World Cup. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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