James Rodriguez is a famous Colombian footballer. He has been playing for Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. James is the captain of Colombia’s National Football Team. He has demonstrated excellent performances in 2014 FIFA World Cup and was able to win Golden Boot becoming the top goal scorer. Rodriguez has played for his country in a lot of international tournaments. James has earned a huge amount of net worth as he is the most expensive Colombian football players.
Early Life and Education
The brilliant midfielder was born and grown up in Cucuta, Colombia. He was brought up by his parents along with other siblings. He and his family is the follower of the Christian religion.
James’s birth and childhood wiki
As per the bio, James was born on 12th July 1991. As a child, he was always inclined to sports in comparison with the study. Playing football was his greatest hobby and favorite pass time. As the age increased so did his passion for football. He was selected as the captain for his school football team.
Career and Professional Life
In 2006, James was selected to play for the Colombian second division club Envigado. Within one year of that selection, he was promoted to division 1.
James’s journey as a star footballer
The Argentine team Banfield signed James in 2008. He played the debut match for the team in 2009 and scored a goal in that match. James made his Copa Libertadores debut in 2010 and scored a brilliant goal for his team assisting its victory. In 2010, James was signed by Porto for an alluring amount of 5.1 million Euros. In the year 2012, James was given the Jersey number 10 in absence of his teammates. After seeing his amazing performance in 2014 FIFA world cup, Real Madrid signed this player paying a whopping amount of 63 million Euros. In 2016 and 2017, he played 22 games of La Liga for real Madrid and the team won that season. He also performed excellently well for German club Bayern Munich in 2017.
The handsome hunk is currently single after divorcing his ex-wife Daniela Ospina. Daniela is the sister of the famous Arsenal goalkeeper Davis Ospina.
James’s love life
James and his ex-wife were married in 2011 and got divorced in 2017. The reason behind their separation is not known exactly. It is rumored that Daniela did not want to migrate to Germany with her husband thus, decided to leave him. The duo dated each other for 1 and half years before their marriage.
The attacking midfielder has an amazing height with a great athletic build. He is a workout freak and spends a lot of time in the gym for sculpting his body.
The footballer’s bodily stats
James has a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 meters and his body weighs about 77kg. The footballer’s required shoe size is 10.5 US. He has a fair white complexion along with light brown hair and eyes.
Salary and Net worth
James is the highest paid and richest Colombian footballer. He earns a lot of money through endorsements also.
Rodriguez’s annual income
James’s annual income is 29.5 million US dollars among which he makes 4.5 million US dollars through brand endorsements. His total estimated net worth is 116 million US dollars.
Wiki and Facts
James is a holy person and believes in religion and their norms. He goes to the Church in order to have a healthy soul whenever it’s possible.
Unknown facts about James
James is a great animal lover and has a great variety of pet dogs. He is a very kind-hearted, spiritual, soulful, and religious person. Follow him on Instagram @jamesrodriguez10 where he has surprisingly amassed more than 36 million followers. One can follow the footballer on his Twitter account which is reachable @jamesdrodriguez where he has retained more than 17 million fans. More than 32 million fans and followers from around the world have Liked and followed him on his official Facebook Page which is available @10Jamesrodriguez.