James Rodríguez

Colombian association football player

James David Rodríguez Rubio, known as James Rodriguez (born 12 July 1991) is a Colombian football midfielder. He currently plays for the Colombia national team and Bayern München.

James Rodríguez
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James Rodríguez celebrating a goal for Colombia against Brazil at the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Personal information
Full name James David Rodríguez Rubio
Date of birth (1991-07-12) 12 July 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Cúcuta, Colombia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Winger
Club information
Current team
Bayern Munich
(on loan from Real Madrid)
Number 11
Youth career
2001–2005 Academia Tolimense de Fútbol
2005–2006 Envigado
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2008 Envigado 30 (9)
2008–2010 Banfield 42 (5)
2010–2013 Porto 63 (25)
2013–2014 Monaco 34 (11)
2014– Real Madrid 77 (28)
2017–Bayern Munich (loan) 14 (3)
National team
2007 Colombia U17 11 (3)
2011 Colombia U20 5 (3)
2011– Colombia 59 (21)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:21, 21 January 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 October 2017

Because of his performances at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, he is often known as one of the world's best young players.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 7 May 2014
Club Season League Cup International Other Total
Apps Gls. Ass. Apps Gls. Ass. Apps Gls. Ass. Apps Gls. Ass. Apps Gls. Ass.
Envigado Primera B 2007 8 0 0 8 0 0
Primera A 2008 22 9 0 22 9 0
Total 30 9 0 30 9 0
Banfield Clausura 2009 12 1 0 12 1 0
Apertura 2009 18 3 2 18 3 2
Clausura 2010 12 1 1 8 5 1 20 6 2
Total 42 5 3 8 5 1 50 10 4
Porto 2010–11 15 2 1 7 3 2 9 1 4 31 6 7
2011–12 26 13 5 4 0 0 8 1 1 38 14 6
2012–13 22 10 6 5 1 0 8 1 2 1 0 0 36 12 8
Total 63 25 12 16 4 2 25 3 7 1 0 0 105 32 21
Monaco 2013–14 34 9 11 4 1 1 38 10 12
Total 34 9 11 4 1 1 38 10 12
Total 169 48 26 20 5 3 33 8 8 1 0 0 223 61 37

International goalsEdit

As of 4 July 2014
# Date Location Opponent Score Final Competition
1. 3 June 2012 Lima, Peru   Peru 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 11 September 2012 Santiago, Chile   Chile 1–1 3–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
3. 6 September 2013 Barranquilla, Colombia   Ecuador 1–0 1–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
4. 5 March 2014 Barcelona, Spain   Tunisia 1–0 1–1 Friendly
5. 6 June 2014 Buenos Aires, Argentina   Jordan 1–0 3–0 Friendly
6. 14 June 2014 Belo Horizonte, Brazil   Greece 3–0 3–0 2014 FIFA World Cup
7. 19 June 2014 Brasília, Brazil   Ivory Coast 1–0 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup
8. 24 June 2014 Cuiabá, Brazil   Japan 4–1 4–1 2014 FIFA World Cup
9. 28 June 2014 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Uruguay 1–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup
10. 2–0
11. 4 July 2014 Fortaleza, Brazil   Brazil 1–2 1–2 2014 FIFA World Cup

ReferencesEdit

  1. Worswick, Carl (27 June 2014). "James Rodríguez: the meteoric rise of a new Colombian football superstar" – via www.theguardian.com.