The football fans all know about this young and rising football player James Rodriguez. He has already made a mark for himself in the sport. James is at present playing for Everton. He has managed to win titles and make a name for every club he has played with. James is a Colombian professional footballer. Before even becoming 30, he is considered the best player of his generation. Moreover, he is also one of the expensive players. He has also played with some of the biggest clubs like Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and also played in the World Cup. James has won the Golden Boot for scoring most goals in the 2014 World Cup. Read to find out more about him.
Childhood and Early Life
James Rodriguez was born on 12, July 1991, in Cucuta, Colombia. His parents were Wilson James Rodríguez Bedoya and Maria Del Pilar Rubio. He spent his entire childhood there and was passionate about football since he was young. However, this talented youngster started his career at the age of 14. He has proved that age is just a number if you have the skill and dedication to achieve something.
Personal life and Career
As said James Rodriguez career began at the age of 14. He joined a Colombian club Envigado. It was a second-division club which further promoted to first-division after the arrival of James. Further, he became the youngest professional footballer. in 2008, he was signed by Banfield and he scored long-range strike and took his team to victory. Later, other teams started bidding for him. A sports website also compared him to Christiano Ronaldo. He was also given a new title as the James Bond of Banfield. However, in the year he signed a four-year contract with Porto, a Portuguese club. He scored many goals for them in various matches. Later James signed deals with Monaco and then Real Madrid. At present, he signed a two year deal with Everton in September 2020.
James Rodriguez was married to the volleyball player Daniela Ospina and had a child with her. The couple later announced their divorce in 2017.
What is the net worth of James Rodriguez?
James net worth is known to be around $29 million. Apart from football, this young player gets his income from commercials or ads. He is linked to brands like Adidas and Nestle.