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James Rodriguez

Athlete, SoccerAthlete, Soccer
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Net worth 2018: $21.9 Million
Industry: Other
Country: Colombia
Children: 1

James Rodriguez was born in Colombia, is Athlete, SoccerAthlete, Soccer. The Colombian attacking midfielder moved to Real Madrid in a much-hyped signing after winning the Golden Boot award in the 2014 World Cup. But he has largely served as a $15-million-a-year benchwarmer. There is little doubt about his marketability off the pitch. In the past year, he's inked new deals with Calvin Klein, Chinese mobile phone company Huawei, and Libertex, a financial trading platform. The international's deal with Adidas reportedly calls for him to wear the No. 10 jersey for every team he represents, a matter which complicates future club transfers.


$21.9 Million


James subsequently signed a five-year contract that was set to keep him at the club until 2018


On 27 July 2017 it was announced that the couple is in the process of divorcing


He made six appearances when Madrid won the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League


In 2015, Forbes estimated that Rodríguez's annual income was $29 million


After the 2014 World Cup, where he won the Golden Boot as the tournament's top goal scorer with six goals, Adidas took advantage of James' increased exposure and issued him his own custom gold boots to celebrate his achievement and increase the brand's on pitch association with their new star asset


James has been married to volleyball player Daniela Ospina, sister of David Ospina who is also a player of the Colombia national football team, since 2011 and has a daughter named Salome, born on 29 May 2013


James made his debut in the 2012–13 Taça da Liga semi-final where he scored a penalty


On 29 September 2011, James received his first call-up to the Colombia senior side for a match against Bolivia on 11 October 2011


5 million), which Porto sold in November 2010 for €2


In December 2009, Italian club Udinese planned to make a bid for James for a reported €5 million after the 2010 Copa Libertadores


He also helped Colombia advance to the knockout stages during the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup, where they eventually lost to the winners of the tournament Nigeria


James is the second youngest Colombian player to start a professional match, playing his first match in 21 May 2006 at the age of 14


These goals made him the first player to score in all of his team's opening matches since Ronaldo and Rivaldo in 2002


James David Rodríguez Rubio (American Spanish: [ˈxames roˈðɾiɣes]; born 12 July 1991), commonly known simply as James, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for German club Bayern Munich on loan from Real Madrid, and captains the Colombia national team


In the 90th minute against Braga, James scored a game-winning goal that ended 2–0


James made his return at the 70th minute in the 2–0 victory over Beira-Mar, his first match since being injured for more than a month


James returned on 5 April in the match against Granada, where he assisted two goals in a 9–1 victory before being subbed at the 60th minute


In the first leg of the Champions League round of 32 against Málaga, James was called onto the pitch at the 60th minute


Playing against South American leaders Argentina, James suffered an injury in the 30th minute forcing him to be substituted

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