James Rodríguez

James Rodríguez

  • Full name: James David Rodríguez Rubio
  • Date of birth: July 12, 1991
  • Place of birth: Cúcuta, Colombia
  • Nationality: Colombian
  • Profession: Professional football player
  • Position: Attacking midfielder
  • Current team: Al-Rayyan SC (Qatar)
  • Former teams: Envigado, Banfield, Porto, Monaco, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Everton
  • International team: Colombia
  • Major achievements:

    • UEFA Champions League winner (2015–16, 2016–17)
    • UEFA Super Cup winner (2014, 2016)
    • FIFA Club World Cup winner (2014, 2016)
    • La Liga winner (2016–17)
    • Bundesliga winner (2018–19)
    • Primeira Liga winner (2012–13, 2013–14)
    • Taça de Portugal winner (2010–11)
    • Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira winner (2011, 2013)
    • Copa América Golden Boot (2014)
    • FIFA World Cup Golden Boot (2014)
    • FIFA FIFPro World11 (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
    • UEFA Team of the Year (2014, 2015, 2016)
    • ESM Team of the Year (2014, 2015, 2016)
    • Portuguese League Player of the Year (2012)
    • Portuguese Cup Player of the Year (2010)
    • Ligue 1 Player of the Month (January 2014, April 2014, August 2014, September 2014)

James Rodríguez is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Qatari club Al-Rayyan and the Colombia national team.

Rodríguez began his career at Envigado before moving to Banfield in Argentina. In 2010, he joined Porto in Portugal, where he won three Primeira Liga titles and the Taça de Portugal. In 2013, he was named Portuguese League Player of the Year.

In 2014, Rodríguez joined Monaco for a fee of €45 million. He helped the club win the Ligue 1 title in his first season and was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year. He also had a successful World Cup campaign with Colombia, winning the Golden Boot award.

In 2015, Rodríguez joined Real Madrid for a fee of €80 million. He won the UEFA Champions League twice with the club, in 2015–16 and 2016–17. He also won the La Liga title in 2016–17.

In 2017, Rodríguez joined Bayern Munich on a two-year loan deal. He won the Bundesliga title with the club in 2018–19.

In 2019, Rodríguez returned to Real Madrid. He left the club in 2020 and joined Everton on a free transfer.

In 2021, Rodríguez joined Qatari club Al-Rayyan.

Rodríguez has made over 80 appearances for the Colombia national team. He has scored over 20 goals for his country and has been named the captain of the team.

Rodríguez is considered one of the best attacking midfielders in the world. He is known for his dribbling skills, passing ability, and goalscoring prowess.

James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez
James Rodríguez