James Rodríguez

1991 - Today

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James David Rodríguez Rubio (born 12 July 1991) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for Qatar Stars League club Al-Rayyan and the Colombia national team. He has been praised for his technique, vision and playmaking skills, and is 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, which beat the one set by Radamel Falcao and made him 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 9,693,847 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). James Rodríguez is the 716th most popular soccer player (down from 428th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Colombia (down from 18th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Colombian Soccer Player.

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  • 78

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  • 3.61

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Among soccer players, James Rodríguez ranks 716 out of 16,923Before him are John Toshack, Francesco Toldo, Pietro Rava, Wim Jansen, Rafael van der Vaart, and Carlos Kaiser. After him are Bauer, Clodoaldo, Keylor Navas, Dirceu, Seiichi Sakiya, and Rudi Garcia.

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Among people born in 1991, James Rodríguez ranks 4Before him are Antoine Griezmann, Thiago Alcântara, and Eden Hazard. After him are Ed Sheeran, Virgil van Dijk, Travis Scott, Dylan O'Brien, Tyler, the Creator, N'Golo Kanté, Roberto Firmino, and Emma Roberts.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, James Rodríguez ranks 32 out of 271Before him are Álvaro Mutis (1923), John Leguizamo (1964), Alfonso López Michelsen (1913), Íngrid Betancourt (1961), Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900), and Darío Castrillón Hoyos (1929). After him are Luis Garavito (1957), Radamel Falcao (1986), Camilo Torres Restrepo (1929), José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez (1919), Alfonso López Trujillo (1935), and Policarpa Salavarrieta (1795).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Colombia

Among soccer players born in Colombia, James Rodríguez ranks 4Before him are Carlos Valderrama (1961), René Higuita (1966), and Andrés Escobar (1967). After him are Radamel Falcao (1986), Faustino Asprilla (1969), Iván Córdoba (1976), Juan Cuadrado (1988), Efraín Sánchez (1926), Faryd Mondragón (1971), Freddy Rincón (1966), and Mario Yepes (1976).

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