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James Rodríguez

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James David Rodríguez Rubio (born 12 July 1991) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or a winger for Greek Super League club Olympiacos and the Colombia national team. He has been praised for his technique, vision, and playmaking skills, and was often considered the successor to his compatriot Carlos Valderrama.Starting his career at Envigado, and then moving to Argentina side Banfield, James became well known in Europe during his time at Porto, winning several trophies and individual awards during his three years at the club. In 2014, James moved from AS Monaco to Real Madrid for a transfer fee of £63 million, beating Radamel Falcao as the most expensive Colombian football player and one of the most expensive players at the time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Rodríguez has received more than 11,633,674 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia. James Rodríguez is the 453rd most popular soccer player (up from 716th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Colombia (up from 32nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Colombian Soccer Player.

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  • 56.30

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  • 78

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.34

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, James Rodríguez ranks 453 out of 16,880Before him are Mario Mandžukić, John Toshack, Anghel Iordănescu, Edu Coimbra, Frank Lampard, and Carlos Tevez. After him are Emerich Jenei, Nereo Rocco, Juan Sebastián Verón, Zdeněk Zeman, Mihály Lantos, and Patrick Vieira.

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Among people born in 1991, James Rodríguez ranks 2Before him is Antoine Griezmann. After him are Thiago Alcântara, Eden Hazard, Ed Sheeran, Jorginho, N'Golo Kanté, Virgil van Dijk, Xherdan Shaqiri, Alexandre Lacazette, Riyad Mahrez, and Kevin De Bruyne.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, James Rodríguez ranks 18 out of 306Before him are Rodrigo Lara (1946), Pedro López (1948), Francisco de Paula Santander (1792), Griselda Blanco (1943), Álvaro Uribe (1952), and Sofía Vergara (1972). After him are Íngrid Betancourt (1961), Belisario Betancur (1923), Virgilio Barco Vargas (1921), Ernesto Samper (1950), Andrés Escobar (1967), and Manuel Marulanda (1930).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Colombia

Among soccer players born in Colombia, James Rodríguez ranks 3Before him are René Higuita (1966) and Carlos Valderrama (1961). After him are Andrés Escobar (1967), Radamel Falcao (1986), Iván Córdoba (1976), Faustino Asprilla (1969), Juan Cuadrado (1988), Faryd Mondragón (1971), Reinaldo Rueda (1957), David Ospina (1988), and Mario Yepes (1976).

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