Ariel Rodríguez

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Ariel Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Eithel Ariel Rodríguez Araya
Date of birth (1986-04-22) 22 April 1986 (age 30)
Height 1.82 m (5 ft 11 12 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 26
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2010 Alajuelense
2010–2013 Pérez Zeledón
2013– Alajuelense
National team
2013– Costa Rica 16 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:55, 13 May 2014 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 17:55, 13 May 2014 (UTC)
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rodríguez and the second or maternal family name is Araya.

Eithel Ariel Rodríguez Araya (born 22 April 1986) is a Costa Rican international footballer who plays as a midfielder.



Rodríguez made his debut for Alajuelense in 2004[2] and joined Pérez Zeledón in 2010, only to return to Liga in 2013.[3]


He made his international debut for Costa Rica in a January 2013 Copa Centroamericana match against Belize ,[1] and was called up to the provisional squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Ariel Rodríguez". National Football Teams. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Profile - Alajuelense
  3. ^ Ariel Rodríguez confirma su retorno a Alajuelense - Nación (Spanish)
  4. ^ "World Cup 2014: Costa Rica call up Joel Campbell & Bryan Ruiz". BBC Sport. 13 May 2014. Retrieved 13 May 2014. 

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