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


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Foot    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  July 12, 1991    Birthplace:  Cúcuta, Colombia
Nationality:  Colombia    Height:  5' 11"    Weight:  170 lbs    

February 4, 2015    James News

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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.

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

February 1, 2015

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James had a goal, five key passes and five crosses during Real Madrid's 4-1 win over Real Sociedad on Saturday.

With Cristiano Ronaldo suspended for the match, James was brilliant playing further up the pitch. He did all of his damage in just 73 minutes, scoring his goal two minutes after Aritz Elustondo opened the scoring in the first. James now has seven goals and seven assists in 19 La Liga appearances this season, and he'll look to up his totals Wednesday against Sevilla.

January 18, 2015

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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.

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).