Lenny Rodrigues

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Lenny Rodrigues
Personal information
Date of birth (1987-05-10) 10 May 1987 (age 30)
Place of birth Verna, Goa, India
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Bengaluru FC
Youth career
2004–2006 Fransa-Pax
2006–2008 Salgaocar
2008–2009 Churchill Brothers
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2014 Churchill Brothers 71 (5)
2014–2017 Pune City 29 (1)
2014–2015 Dempo (loan) 18 (1)
2015–2016 Mohun Bagan (loan) 8 (1)
2016–2017 Bengaluru FC (loan) 12 (1)
2017– Bengaluru FC 0 (0)
National team
2012– India 22 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:48, 23 April 2016 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15:43, 17 March 2015 (UTC)

Lenny Rodrigues (born 10 May 1987 in Verna, Goa) is an Indian footballer who last played for Bengaluru FC in the I-League on loan from Pune City as a central midfielder.

Career[edit]

Lenny was born in Verna, Goa in Cortalim and turned professional at the age of 17 when he played for Fransa-Pax, a club who’s dissolving led Rodrigues to train with Salgaocar for a year and a half. Though he was offered a contract to play in the senior team for his new club, Rodrigues turned it down to wait for a move to Churchill Brothers, a club he supported as a boy, as an under-20 player. Passing through Churchill Brothers’ youth system, the midfielder won the I-League the year he joined the club, in the 2008–09 season. Rodrigues also played a role in his teams wins at the Durand Cup and 2009 IFA Shield and 2011 IFA Shield.[1]

On 20 March 2015, he signed a contract extension with Pune City.[2]

On 17 June 2015 Mohun Bagan confirmed the signing of Lennny Rodrigues on loan from Pune City for the 2015–16 I-League season [3]

On 15 December 2016 Rodrigues signed for the reigning I-League champions Bengaluru FC on loan from Pune City.[4]

International[edit]

Lenny made his senior international debut against Oman for India on 23 February 2012.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rodrigues makes presence felt". Indian Express. 
  2. ^ "Transfer News". FC Pune City. Retrieved 21 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Noronha, Anselm (17 June 2015). "Lenny Rodrigues agrees to join Mohun Bagan". Goal.com. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Bengaluru FC snap up Lenny Rodrigues". Bengaluru Football Club. 15 December 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2016. 
  5. ^ "International Friendly: Oman 5-1 India". Goal.com. 

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