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James Rodríguez
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Personal information
Full name James David Rodríguez Rubio
Date of birth 12 July 1991 (1991-07-12) (age 26)
Place of birth    Cúcuta, Flag of Colombia Colombia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current club Germany Bayern Munich
(on loan from Flag of Spain Real Madrid)
Number 11
Youth clubs
1995–2007 Flag of Colombia Envigado
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2007–2008
2008–2010
2010–2013
2013–2014
2014–
2017–
Flag of Colombia Envigado
Flag of Argentina Banfield
Flag of Portugal Porto
Flag of France Monaco
Flag of Spain Real Madrid
Germany → Bayern Munich (loan)
030 00(9)
042 00(8)
065 0(25)
034 00(9)
077 0(28)
0000(0)   
National team
2007
2011
2011–
Flag of Colombia Colombia U17
Flag of Colombia Colombia U20
Flag of Colombia Colombia
011 00(3)
0000(3)
055 0(20)

James David Rodríguez Rubio; (born 12 July 1991), usually known as James Rodríguez or simply James, is a Colombian footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich (on loan from Real Madrid) and the Colombian national team.

Playing either on the wing or in an attacking midfield role, Rodríguez is commonly ranked as one of the best young players in the world. He has received praise for his technique, vision and playmaking skills, and has been referred to as the successor to his compatriot Carlos Valderrama.

Rodríguez became well-known in Europe during his time at Porto, winning several trophies and individual awards during his 3-years at the club. In 2014, Rodríguez moved from Monaco to Real Madrid for a transfer fee of €80 million, making him the most expensive Colombian in history, above Radamel Falcao, and one of the most expensive players in football.

His emergence in the Colombia national football team started with the U-20 national team, where he was captain of the 2011 Toulon Tournament-winning side. He eventually captained the U-20 team during the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, which eventually led him to become a regular on the senior squad by age 20. He was selected to play in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where he won the Golden Boot as top goalscorer and was part of the Cup's All Star XI.

Honours

Club

Envigado

Banfield

Porto

Real Madrid

International

Colombia U20
Colombia

Individual

External links

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Bayern München squad - 2017-18

1 Neuer · 4 Süle · 5 Hummels · 6 Thiago · 7 Ribéry · 8 Martínez · 9 Lewandowski · 10 Robben · 11 Douglas Costa · 13 Rafinha · 17 Boateng · 18 Bernat · 19 Rudy · 20 Götze · 23 Vidal · 24 Tolisso · 25 Müller · 26 Ulreich · 27 Alaba · 29 Coman · 30 Dorsch · 32 Kimmich · 34 Friedl · 35 Sanches · 36 Früchtl · 40 Benko ·  Gnabry ·

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Colombia – 2014 FIFA World Cup

1. Ospina 2. Zapata 3. Yepes (c) 4. Arias 5. Carbonero 6. Sánchez 7. Armero 8. Aguilar 9. Gutiérrez 10. James 11. Cuadrado 12. Vargas 13. Guarín 14. Ibarbo 15. Mejía 16. Balanta 17. Bacca 18. Zúñiga 19. Ramos 20. Quintero 21. Martínez 22. Mondragón 23. Valdés

Columbia
Colombia – 2015 Copa América

1. Ospina 2. Zapata 3. Franco 4. Arias 5. Valencia 6. Sánchez 7. Armero 8. Cardona 9. Falcao (c) 10. James 11. Cuadrado 12. Vargas 13. Andrade 14. Valdés 15. Mejía 16. Ibarbo 17. Bacca 18. Zúñiga 19. Teo 20. Muriel 21. Jackson M. 22. Murillo 23. Bonilla

Columbia
Colombia – Copa América Centenario

1. Ospina 2. C. Zapata 3. Mina 4. Arias 5. Celis 6. Sánchez 7. Bacca 8. Cardona 9. R. Martínez 10. James (c) 11. Cuadrado 12. R. Zapata 13. S. Pérez 14. Medina 15. Aguilar 16. D. Torres 17. D. Moreno 18. Fabra 19. F. Díaz 20. Roa 21. Marlos 22. Murillo 23. Bonilla

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