Guido Rodríguez

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Guido Rodríguez
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Rodríguez with América in 2018
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-04-12) 12 April 1994 (age 26)
Place of birth Sáenz Peña, Argentina
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Real Betis
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2016 River Plate 16 (1)
2016Defensa y Justicia (loan) 15 (0)
2016–2017 Tijuana 39 (5)
2017–2020 América 121 (12)
2020– Real Betis 3 (0)
National team
2017– Argentina 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 11 February 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2019

Guido Rodríguez (born 12 April 1994) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Spanish club Real Betis and the Argentina national team.

Club career[edit]

Rodríguez began his career with River Plate, whom he debuted for in 2014. He stayed with the club until 2016. He struggled for playing time, only managing to appear in 16 league matches and twice in the Copa Argentina. Rodríguez also spent time on loan with Defensa y Justicia in 2016, managing 15 league appearances.

In the summer of 2016, Rodríguez joined Mexican side Club Tijuana. He made 39 league appearances and scored five goals.

On 7 July 2017, Rodríguez joined Club América in a reported $7 million deal, reuniting with former Tijuana manager Miguel Herrera.[2]

International career[edit]

On 9 June 2017, Rodríguez earned his first call-up with the Argentina national team for the friendly match against Brazil in Melbourne. He came on as a substitute for Paulo Dybala in Argentina’s 1–0 win.

In May 2019, Rodríguez was included in Argentina's 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa América.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 2 December 2019
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 2014 Primera División 7 0 1 0 8 0
2015 9 1 1 0 10 1
Total 16 1 2 0 18 1
Defensa y Justicia (loan) 2016 Primera División 15 0 1 0 16 0
Total 15 0 1 0 16 0
Tijuana 2016–17 Liga MX 39 5 3 0 42 5
Total 39 5 3 0 42 5
América 2017–18 Liga MX 37 1 7 0 4 0 48 1
2018–19 44 8 7 0 51 8
2019–20 18 3 0 0 18 3
Total 99 12 14 0 4 0 117 12
Career total 169 18 20 0 4 0 193 18

Honours[edit]

River Plate

América

Argentina

Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guido Rodríguez". Club América.
  2. ^ "Guido Rodríguez, flamante refuerzo del América". Univision.com. Retrieved 2017-06-08.
  3. ^ "Oficial: Marchesín y Guido Rodríguez, con Argentina en la Copa América; Meza, fuera" (in Spanish). Marca. Retrieved 22 May 2019.

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