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James Rodriguez

23-Year-Old Midfielder     Real Madrid  La Liga


Colombia

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

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James set up goals for Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale during Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Getafe on Sunday, increasing his season total to seven.

The assists ended a long helper-drought for James, who had not registered a league assist since Nov. 22 against Eibar. Nevertheless, he's still an elite fantasy option, with six goals and seven assists on the season.

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James Rodriguez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

January 10, 2015

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James scored in the 12th minute of Real Madrid's 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday.

Rodriguez took a quick pass from Cristiano Ronaldo to score his first La Liga goal since Nov. 22 against Eibar. The Colombian midfielder now has six goals and five assists in 16 league appearances this season.

December 7, 2014

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James suffered a calf injury during Saturday's win over Celta Vigo, with manager Carlo Ancelotti saying he will be ruled out through the Club World Cup, which will occur Dec. 16, ESPN FC reports.

Given that timeframe, James will also miss Tuesday's Champions League match against Ludogorets and Friday's La Liga match against Almeria.

November 22, 2014

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James netted in Saturday's 4-0 win over Eibar.

The budding Colombian superstar opened things up for Los Blancos with his fifth goal of the season. The concern is in just how much soccer he has played since the World Cup, appearing in 24 matches for club and country since August 12th.

November 2, 2014

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Rodriguez scored two first-half goals in Real Madrid's 4-0 win over Granada on Saturday.

Rodriguez now has a goal or an assist in four straight games (three goals and three assists in that span), and he continues to pepper the goal with shots, taking 17 in that span. He'll look to extend his point streak Tuesday against Liverpool.

October 25, 2014

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James assisted on one of Karim Benzema's two goals during Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona on Saturday.

James has now picked up an assist in three straight games in all competitions, giving him four in La Liga play this season, tying him for third in the league behind Lionel Messi (seven), teammate Toni Kroos (five) and Koke (five).

October 19, 2014

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Rodriguez had a goal and an assist in Real Madrid's 5-0 thumping of Levante on Saturday.

Rodriguez continues to fit in perfectly for the Madrid attack, posting two goals and three assists through eight league games, plus another goal in Champions League play. He'll line up against Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday before participating in his first Clasico on Saturday.

September 23, 2014

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Rodriguez assisted on Gareth Bale's 20th-minute goal during Real Madrid's 5-1 La Liga win over Elche on Tuesday.

Rodriguez now has an assist in back-to-back games after he picked one up against Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday while also netting himself. The 2013/14 Ligue 1 assist-leader is starting to come into his own at Real Madrid and with all the weapons around him, he remains a very solid fantasy option.