Rodrigo De Paul
|Full name||Rodrigo Javier De Paul|
|Date of birth||24 May 1994|
|Place of birth||Sarandí, Argentina|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2016||→ Racing Club (loan)||11||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 November 2018|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 November 2018
Born in Sarandí, Greater Buenos Aires, De Paul joined Racing Club's youth setup in 2002, aged eight. He was called up to the main squad on 24 June 2012, while still a junior, for a match against Vélez Sarsfield, but remained unused in the 1–2 home loss.
On 10 February 2013, De Paul played his first match as a professional, replacing Mauro Camoranesi in the 76th minute of a 0–3 loss at Atlético de Rafaela. He scored his first goal a month later, netting the last through a long-range shot in a 3–0 win at San Martín de San Juan.
On 9 May 2014, it was announced that Valencia CF agreed to a $6.5 million deal for De Paul with Racing. He signed a five-year deal with Los Che on 6 June, and made his La Liga debut on 23 August, replacing Paco Alcácer in the 65th minute in a 1–1 away draw against Sevilla FC, but being sent off just one minute later due to fouling Aleix Vidal.
- As of 20 November 2018
- Así es Rodrigo de Paul, nuevo jugador del Valencia CF (This is Rodrigo de Paul, new player of Valencia CF); Deporte Valenciano, 2 May 2014 (in Spanish)
- En su casa, Atlético de Rafaela goleó a Racing (At home, Atlético de Rafaela thrashed Racing); Mundo D, 10 February 2013 (in Spanish)
- En otro partido con incidentes, Racing goleó y ayudó a Independiente (In another match with incidents, Racing thrashed and helped Independiente); Cancha Llena, 10 March 2013 (in Spanish)
- Comunicado Oficial (Official announcement); Valencia's official website, 9 May 2014 (in Spanish)
- Rodrigo de Paul, nuevo jugador del Valencia CF (Rodrigo de Paul, new player of Valencia CF); Valencia's official website, 6 June 2014 (in Spanish)
- "Punto de fe del Valencia" [Valencia point of faith] (in Spanish). Marca. 23 August 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
- "VCF Official Statement | Rodrigo De Paul transferred to Udinese". Valencia CF. 20 July 2016. Retrieved 21 July 2016.
- "R. de Paul". Soccerway. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
- Rodrigo De Paul at ESPN FC
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