José Luis Rodríguez (footballer)

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José Luis Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name José Luis Rodríguez
Date of birth (1963-07-21) July 21, 1963 (age 53)
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Playing position Striker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1984–1989 Deportivo Español ? (54)
1989–1991 Real Betis 57 (10)
1991–1992 Deportivo Español 42 (9)
1992–1994 Rosario Central 45 (18)
1994–1995 Racing Club 17 (2)
1995–1996 Olimpo -
1996 Deportivo Cuenca ? (18)
1997 Olimpo -
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 November 2007.

José Luis Rodríguez (born July 21, 1963 in Buenos Aires) is a former Argentine association football striker. He played for a number of clubs in Argentina Spain and Ecuador.

Rodríguez, nicknamed El Puma after his famous namesake, started his professional career in 1984 with Deportivo Español, he went on to become one of the clubs all-time greats, scoring 63 goals and becoming the top scorer in the Argentine Primera in the 1987-1988 season.

He had a spell in Spain with Real Betis before returning to Argentina where he played for Deportivo Español again. then Rosario Central, Racing Club and Olimpo. In 1996 he had a spell with Deportivo Cuenca in Ecuador.


Season Team Title
1984 Argentina Deportivo Español Primera B

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