Rodolfo Rodríguez (footballer)

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Rodolfo Rodríguez
Personal information
Full name Rodolfo Rodríguez Mojica
Date of birth (1980-02-27) February 27, 1980 (age 37)
Place of birth Goicoechea Canton, Costa Rica
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Puma Generaleña
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2004 Saprissa
2000–2002 Municipal de Osa (loan) 17 (0)
2003–2004 Guanacasteca (loan) 0 (0)
2004–2005 Liberia Mía 28 (3)
2005–2007 Brujas 56 (3)
2007–2008 Haugesund 24 (3)
2008–2009 Brujas FC (loan) 35 (1)
2010 Tianjin Teda 19 (0)
2011 Orión 2 (1)
2012 FAS 15 (0)
2012 Santos de Guápiles 15 (0)
2013 Pérez Zeledón 21 (0)
2014– Puma Generaleña 28 (0)
National team
1997 Costa Rica U-17
2007 Costa Rica 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 22, 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of October 22, 2014
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rodríguez and the second or maternal family name is Mojica.

Rodolfo Rodríguez Mojica (born 27 February 1980) is a Costa Rican professional football defensive midfielder who currently plays for Puma Generaleña in the Costa Rican Primera División.

Club career[edit]

He began his professional career with Deportivo Saprissa and played for other national clubs, Norwegian First Division side FK Haugesund[1] and Chinese club Tianjin Teda.[2]

In August 2011, he left second division side Orión for reasons unknown,[3] later joining Salvadoran giants FAS.[4] He returned to Costa Rica in summer 2012 to play for Santos de Guápiles.[5] In November 2013 he was dismissed by Pérez Zeledón.[6]

In January 2014 he joined second division AS Puma Generaleña,[7] with whom he won promotion to the top tier.

International career[edit]

Rodríguez has made nine appearances for the senior Costa Rica national football team, his debut coming in a friendly against Trinidad & Tobago on February 4, 2007.[8] He appeared in three matches as Costa Rica won the UNCAF Nations Cup 2007 tournament[9] and one match at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup.[10]

Rodríguez played for Costa Rica at the 1997 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Egypt.[11]


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