James Rodriguez Biography
James Rodriguez is a Colombian football player, currently playing for German club Bayern Munich. Previously, James was playing for the Spanish side Real Madrid as an attacking midfielder/winger, now transferred to Bayern Munich on a two-year loan. He touched the new height of success when James won the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot in 2014. He was AS Monaco best player in 2013-2014. In the football world, James is a renowned name with his playing skills, amazing techniques. Rodriguez also ranked as the best player of his generation.
James Rodriguez Age
he was born on July 12, 1991, in Cucuta, Colombia now James is 27 years old as for 2018.
James Rodriguez Early life
He was born on 112 July 1991 in Cucuta, Colombia, to Wilson James Rodriguez Bedoya and Maria Del Pilar Rubio. His father was also a football player who had been a part of the 1985 U-20 side and also played for the Colombia national team. However, injuries and a battle with alcoholism had cut short Wilson’s sporting career. He inherited his father’s passion for football and became interested in the sport at an early age. As a kid, he used to play Pony Fútbol with Academia Tolimense and became a very skilled player by the time he was in his early teens.
James Rodriguez Career
James turned professional by joining Colombian second division club Envigado in 2006 when Rodriguez was in his mid-teens. The following year James achieved promotion to Colombian first division. James was signed by the Argentine team Banfield in 2008 and made his team debut on February 2009. His first goal was with a long-range strike in a 3–1 victory over Rosario Central on 27 February.
His consistent performances in the World Cup matches helped to take Colombia to their first ever World Cup quarter-finals. However, Colombia lost the quarter-finals against Brazil by 2-1 despite a superb performance by James. James ended his first World Cup campaign with six goals and two assists in five matches.
After the World Cup, James signed with the Spanish club Real Madrid for an undisclosed fee, which was reported to be approximately €80 million. Rodriguez made his debut in the UEFA Super Cup at Cardiff City Stadium against Sevilla, in which Real Madrid won 2–0. James scored his first goal for Real Madrid against Atlético Madrid in August 2014.
He couldn’t make it a big one in Real Madrid. As a result, James transferred to Bayern Munich on a two-year loan for €10 million with buy for an extra €35 million. Where James is going to wear No 11 jersey.
James Rodriguez Net Worth and Salary
He has an estimated net worth of $30 million. James hasn’t disclosed any information about his salary.
James Rodriguez Rumors and Controversy
He is a pretty cool and calm sportsperson. James never faced any controversy in his career. However, the only thing is, he couldn’t step out best with his game and benched for almost half season by his then manager Zidane at Real Madrid. In addition, James faced criticism from the fans as well at the Bernabeu. As a result, he has to move to Germany to join Bayern Munich.
James Rodriguez Body Measurements
He is a young and handsome footballer with a height of 5 ft 10 inches and weighs 76 kg. James has several tattoos on his body, which includes a portrait of Jesus on his left leg. The names of his mother (Pilar), wife (Dani) and sister (Juana) on his right arm. The name of his daughter has inked on his right wrist and the best one is golden boot with the date ‘23-07-14’ on his right calf. James has a perfect athletic body with 44 inches chest and 16 inches biceps and a Shiny smile on his face. His eye color is dark brown and hair is also dark brown.
James Rodriguez Social Media Profile
Rodriguez is involved in different social media sites. James is currently active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. James holds more than 32.5 million followers on his facebook. James has 39.9 million followers on Instagram. Similarly, James has 17.5 million followers on his official Twitter.
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Cuartos de final. 🇨🇴🔜 pic.twitter.com/EXLfhCm8ai
— James Rodríguez (@jamesdrodriguez) June 23, 2019