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


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

April 15, 2015    James News

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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.

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

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, 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.

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.