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23-Year-Old Midfielder     Real Madrid  La Liga      Full Name: James Rodriguez


Colombia

Birthdate:  July 12, 1991    Birthplace:  Cúcuta, Colombia    Nationality:  Colombia    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  170 lbs    

April 22, 2015    James News

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James had a game-high number of eight crosses Wednesday as Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the Champions League.

James's neat one-two with Cristiano Ronaldo helped carve open the Athletico defense for a late 88th minute goal. The Colombian was a threat throughout and while he mainly played the role of provider, he also took two shots himself.

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April 19, 2015

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James scored and won a penalty as Real Madrid defeated Malaga 3-1 Saturday.

James was on great form as he played the full 90 minutes of Real's crucial win. The Colombian won a penalty which was unfortunately not converted by Cristiano Ronaldo but then got on the scoresheet after 69 minutes when he converted Ronaldo's cross. James took two shots in total and is now up to 10 La Liga goals for the season.

April 15, 2015

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James produced a game-high number of eight crosses Tuesday as Real tied 0-0 with Athletico Madrid in the Champions League.

James was one of Real's most effective outlets as his side sought a way through a stubborn Athletico defense. He produced a fine range of passes and also took two shots which both hit the target.

April 8, 2015

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James scored Wednesday as Real Madrid won 2-0 at Rayo Vallecano.

James continued his fine form since returning from injury with the second goal in a hard-fought Madrid derby. He finished with a fine left-footed shot on 73 minutes to put his side in total control. James was eventually substituted in the dying minutes, making way for Nacho.

April 5, 2015

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James returned from a foot injury in style, producing two assists as Real Madrid beat Granada 9-1 Sunday.

James hadn't played for the first team since Jan. 31 due to a foot injury but that wasn't evident on this showing. He looked strong throughout and assisted Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema goals either side of the interval. The Colombian finished his impressive game on 61 minutes when he was replaced by Jese.

March 25, 2015

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James has returned to training following a foot injury, Realmadrid.com reports.

James is back in training for the first time since breaking a bone in his foot on Feb. 4. He was one of just nine outfield players that took part in the session as 17 Real Madrid players have been called up for international duty.

March 5, 2015

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James (foot) is not expected to be fit for El Clasico on March 22, ESPN FC reports.

James broke a bone in his foot Feb. 4 against Sevilla and was expected back within two months following surgery. There was hope that he'd be back for the huge clash with Barcelona, but he apparently will not return ahead of time. Isco continues to be the likely replacement.

February 4, 2015

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James will be sidelined for up to two months after suffering a break in his fifth metatarsal of his right foot Wednesday against Sevilla, ESPN FC reports.

James is expected to have surgery Thursday to address the issue, and while the two-month timeframe has him returning this season, he likely will only be able to appear in a handful of games.