Rodrigo Branco Araujo joined Bangor as a 25-year old forward, who was most recently with Knoxville Force of the National Premier Soccer League in the USA. He became the first Brazilian to score in the Welsh Premier League when he registered his first goal for the club in the 2-2 draw versus Connah's Quay on 16th October 2016.
Branco trialled with then Premier League club Blackburn Rovers while still a teenager, before he was quickly snapped up by Football League side Fleetwood Town, and scored six goals in eight games on loan at Northern Premier League side Lancaster City.
Branco made his Fleetwood debut in November 2012, in a 31 defeat to Accrington Stanley at Highbury. Branco then signed for Maltese Premier League side Floriana in January 2013 and scored five goals in six starts before returning to the UK to complete his studies.
Isthmian League Division One South side Hastings United was Brancos next destination, before transferring to fellow south coast club Horsham. Branco, spent the 2015/16 season playing for Knoxville Force FC where he made 11 appearances and scored 7 goals during his time with the Tennessee outfit
|Date of Birth:||14/07/1991|
|Place of Birth:||Sao Bernardo Do Camp, Brazil|
|Former Clubs:||Knoxville Force, Hastings United, Horsham, Floriana, Fleetwood,|
|Rodrigo's Stats:||This Season||Total|
|Total Games:||- / 0||-|