James Rodriguez is a Colombian professional footballer. James Rodriguez is currently signed to Spanish club Real Madrid C.F. He plays as an attacking midfielder for both Real Madrid and Colombian National Team. He became famous after a successful 2014 world cup campaign. James Rodriguez won the FIFA Golden Boot with 6 Goals. He is currently one of the finest young talents in the world.
James Rodriguez was born on July 12, 1991. James Rodriguez was born in Cúcuta. James is from the city of Ibagué. James Rodriguez spent his childhood at that city. His parents are Wilson James Rodríguez Bedolla and Maria Del Pilar Rubio. He started his professional football career in 2006. James Rodriguez started with Colombian second division club Envigado. James Rodriguez transferred to Atletico Banfield in Argentina. From there he moved to F.C Porto in Portugal. The transfer amount was at €5.1 million. He was only 19 at the time of his move. In 2011, James Rodriguez scored 14 goals and delivered 11 assists for Porto. He won the Portuguese Golden Ball. He became the youngest player to receive this honor. James Rodriguez received the no 10 shirts in 2012/13 season. At the end of the season, the young Colombian was transferred to AS Monaco. The French club paid €45 million for the 22-year-old attacking midfielder. James Rodriguez became an instant sensation at the world cup 2014 with his skills. He scored 6 goals in the tournament. He finished as the top scorer and won the Golden Boot award. James Rodriguez is a big fan of Real Madrid. He moved to his favorite club for a transfer amount of €80 million. After arriving at Madrid he has shown his talent against the strongest of teams in Spain. He has settled easily at the Club. He is scoring goals and assists for Real Madrid on a regular basis.
James Rodriguez made his debut for Colombia against Bolivia in 2011. He was selected as the man of the match. He helped Colombia to Qualify for the World Cup. He spearheaded the Colombian attack in the world cup due to Radamel Falcao’s Injury. With this performance, he became one of the brightest young footballers in the world. He won the 2014 FIFA Puskas Award on January 12. His strike against Uruguay was selected as the best goal of 2014.
FIFA Puskas Award-winning Goal vs Uruguay
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