James Rodriguez or James David Rodríguez Rubio commonly named as James is a Colombian professional footballer. He is an attacking midfielder in Colombia national team. His technique, vision, and playmaking skills have been praised by many football players and fans. He is also part of a professional Spanish football club based in Madrid.
He moved to Real Madrid from AS Monaco for a transfer fee 63 million GBP in 2014. Which made him one of the most expensive football player and most expensive Colombian football player. He was captain of U-20 Colombian football team before entering the official senior Colombian football team. One of the best-attacking midfielder, James Rodríguez, scored 6 goals in 2014 world cup, Brazil and also became the winner of Golden boot.
|Real Name||James David Rodríguez Rubio|
|Father's Name||Wilson James Rodríguez|
|Mother's Name||Maria Del Pilar Rubio|
|Date of Birth||12 July 1991 Cúcuta, Norte de Santander|
|Age||28 Years Approx ( June 2019 )|
5' 9" Feet
|Profession||National Columbian Football Player
football Club - Munich Bayern, Real Madrid
|Marital Status||Married - Daniela Ospina on 2011
|Children||Daughter - Salome born 29th May 2013|
Own Spain Citizenship as well
|Awards||Golden Boot FIFA 2014|
|Social Media||Twitter - @jamesdrodriguez
Instagram - @jamesrodriguez10
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About Early Life of James Rodriguez
James was born in Cúcuta, Norte de Santander on 12 July 1991. James age is 28 Years ( June 2019 ). He spent his early days in Ibagué city, Tolima. He was born to Wilson James Rodríguez Bedoya father and Maria Del Pilar Rubio, mother. He started his career at a very young age with the Colombian second division club Envigado. He is also one of the youngest professional football players who played first match on 21 May 2006 at the age of 14.
He played his debut match for Colombia against Bolivia on 11 October 2011. Where he became the man of the match for an extraordinary performance. He literally became the name of the household for his performance. James one of the biggest breakthrough performance was in world cup qualifier against Uruguay where he scored back to back two goals.
James Rodriguez during the FIFA world cup match
Getting Opportunity in Colombia’s National Team
He was named in Colombia’s 23-man squad and given number 10 shirt for 2014 FIFA world cup. In the team’s opening match against Greece. James set up the first two goals and scored the third goal for his team. James Rodríguezwas ranked as the best performing player at the end of the group stage by FIFA. He also won the golden boot awards as the top goalscorer in 2014 FIFA world cup despite Colombia’s team elimination in Quater final.
His performance in 2018 Fifa world cup is also satisfactory. He also became the man of the match against Poland match. He is one of the best and versatile footballers who have played as winger, playmaker, and central midfielder for both club and country. Although, he himself preferred playing as attacking midfielder behind the strikers. James is known for his pace, technical skills, vision & his ability to create chances for teammates makes him perfect playmaker for his team. He has been also compared with famous former footballer Carlos Valderrama. He is also an accurate free kick taker and a goal threat from anywhere on the pitch. James Rodriguez ability to strike from any part of the ground makes him one of the best and accurate free kicker.
James Rodriguez with wife and daughter
James has been married to Daniela Ospina a volleyball player from Colombia. She is the sister of David Ospina who is also a Colombian national team football player. He is married to Daniela Ospina since 2011. They have a daughter Salome born on 29th May 2013. He owns Spain citizenship.
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James Rodriguez Salary Net worth
James Rodriguez earns a combined salary of $24.5 Million y from National Colombian Football and his club. He also earns from premium brand endorsements. He is endorsing the premium brands such as Calvin Klein, Huawei Technologies, Adidas and a financial trading platform Libertex. He comes under top 100 richest athletes in the world.