James Rodriguez Age, Career, Wife, Net worth, Height

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.

Just 17, James amazed his coaches and teammates with his skillful performances and became a regular first-team player featuring in every game of the Apertura 2009. Rodriguez also became the youngest foreigner to score a goal in Argentina. James performed wonderfully throughout the year and soon garnered a huge fan following. James became a much sought after player and was signed by Porto, a Portuguese sports club, for €5.1 million in July 2010. Rodriguez scored his first goal in European football in a 3–1 home victory for Porto against Bulgarian club CSKA Sofia in December 2010.
James reached new heights of success in the 2011-12 season and scored 14 goals for Porto and delivered 11 assists. In 2011, Rodriguez also became the first Colombian player to win the LPFP Award for Breakthrough Player of the year. James became a regular starter in the 2012-13 season. In the 2012–13 UEFA Champions League group stage, James played a major role in the 1-0 victory against the French club Paris Saint-Germain. Rodriguez also assisted with a goal against Estoril in a 2–1 victory. James continued his brilliant performance throughout the season and finished the season with 13 goals and 15 assists in 32 appearances.
He joined French side AS Monaco for a transfer fee of €45 million in 2013—it was one of the most expensive transfers in world football. James made his debut for Monaco in a 2-0 victory against Bordeaux. During the season, he also assisted on two goals in a match against Saint-Étienne which Monaco won 2-1. He scored his first goal for the club with a free-kick in a 2–0 win over Rennes.
In June 2014, He was named in Colombia’s 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. James performed brilliantly in the group stage, especially in the team’s opening match against Greece where James set up the first two goals and scored a last-minute goal. Rodriguez also featured prominently in the team’s victory over Ivory Coast in their second match of the tournament. James continued his smashing performance in the final group stage match against Japan and assisted two goals and scored one, leading his team to a 4-1 victory. Rodriguez was ranked the best performing player at the tournament by FIFA at the end of the group stage.

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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