Luis Miguel Rodríguez (footballer)

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Luis Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Luis Miguel Rodríguez
Date of birth (1985-01-01) January 1, 1985 (age 32)
Place of birth Simoca, Tucumán, Argentina
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Playing position Second striker
Club information
Current team
Atletico Tucuman
Number 7
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Atletico Tucuman ? (?)
2006–2007 Aldosivi 14 (1)
2007–2010 Atletico Tucuman 83 (35)
2010–2011 Newell's Old Boys 16 (5)
2011– Atletico Tucuman 111 (48)
National team
2009 Argentina 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 May 2015.

Luis Miguel Rodríguez, nicknamed Pulga (flea), (born January 1, 1985 in San Miguel de Tucumán) is an Argentine football Forward currently playing for Atlético Tucumán of the Primera Division in Argentina.


Rodríguez was a key player[1] for the Atlético Tucumán team that obtained in two years the promotion from the Torneo Argentino A (regionalized third division) to the Argentine Primera División (first division). On 11 June 2010 the 25-year-old forward left Atlético Tucumán and joined on loan to Newell's Old Boys.[2]

International career[edit]

In 2009 Argentine national team's coach Diego Maradona surprised the media by calling Luis Rodríguez for a friendly match against Ghana.[3] The team was formed exclusively by players of the Argentine league.


Atlético Tucumán


  • Primera B Nacional top scorer:

2008–09 (20 goals for Atlético Tucumán)
2012–13 (20 goals for Atlético Tucumán)


  1. ^ "La noche soñada del Pulga Rodríguez" El Siglo Web 2008/12/13. Retrieved on September 26, 2009. (Spanish)
  2. ^ Newell's suma a la Pulguita Rodríguez
  3. ^ "Maradona sorprendió con la "Pulga" Rodríguez" Télam. 2009/9/25. Retrieved on September 26, 2009. (Spanish)

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