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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    

October 25, 2014    James Rodriguez News

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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).

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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.

September 20, 2014

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Rodriguez had a goal and an assist during Real Madrid's 8-2 win La Liga win over Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday.

Rodriguez has now scored in back-to-back matches for Real Madrid, with the initial one coming during their 5-1 Champions League match against FC Basel on Tuesday. While it was a fine performance, he was overlooked a bit thanks to a hat trick from Cristiano Ronaldo and braces from Gareth Bale and Javier Hernandez.

September 16, 2014

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Rodriguez scored in the 36th minute of Real Madrid's 5-1 Champions League victory over FC Basel on Tuesday.

Rodriguez still hasn't scored for Madrid in La Liga play, though it's not for lack of effort, as he's taken 10 shots in three games, so it's only a matter of time before he finds the back of the net.

September 1, 2014

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Rodriguez took two shots, with one on goal, during Real Madrid's 4-2 loss to Real Sociedad on Sunday.

Rodriguez has now taken six shots through two games, but he has yet to open his account for Madrid since his summer transfer from AS Monaco. Rodriguez is a vibrant talent who can certainly put the ball in the back of the net, although it should be noted that he led Ligue 1 in assists last season.

August 25, 2014

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Rodriguez led Real Madrid with four shots, including two on goal, during Monday's 2-0 win over Cordoba.

There are tons of expectations on Rodriguez this season after Madrid paid more than £60 million for him this summer. If he continues to put up the shots he did Monday, it's only a matter of time before he puts one in the back of the net. However, don't sleep on his passing, as he led Ligue 1 in assists last season while with AS Monaco.

July 22, 2014

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AS Monaco announced Tuesday that Rodriguez has left the club to join Real Madrid.

Rodriguez has been linked heavily with Real Madrid since the World Cup when the Colombian mentioned that it was his dream to play for the Spanish giants. At that point it was only a transfer fee negotiation keeping him from joining the club. After joining Monaco last season on a €60 million move from Porto, Rodriguez will head to Real Madrid for a reported fee of £70 million. He is an exciting player that should be an excellent fantasy option on a team that also includes Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, among numerous others.