James Rodriguez is currently ranked among the best young footballers of the world. Having started playing the sport as a child, he made his senior club team debut in 2006 and first came into the limelight during his time at the Portuguese club, Porto where he performed exceptionally well on a consistent basis. James was in the Colombia national football team squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and finished the tournament as the top goal scorer. His exceptional performance suddenly turned him into an international superstar of the sport and also resulted in him being signed by the Spanish club, Real Madrid. A hefty transfer fee of £63 million made him the most expensive Colombian footballer player till then. Now as far as his personal life is concerned, James Rodriguez was married to volleyball player Daniela Ospina from 2011 to 2017 and has one daughter with her. After his divorce, he was reported to become romantically involved with model Helga Lovekaty.
James Rodriguez Personal Details:
- Complete Name: James David Rodríguez Rubio
- Nicknames: Galactico, James
- Date of Birth: July 12, 1991
- Birthplace: Cúcuta, Colombia
- Nationality: Colombian
- Occupation: Professional Football
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
James Rodriguez Height Weight Body Measurements Facts
James Rodriguez Family Details:
- Father: Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla
- Mother: Maria Del Pilar Rubio
- Siblings: Juana Valentina Rodriguez (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Daniela Ospina (m. 2011-2017)
- Children Name: Salomé Rodriguez Ospina (Daughter)
James Rodriguez Relationships History:
- Daniela Ospina – Volleyball Player (2011-2017)
- Helga Lovekaty – Model (2017)
James Rodriguez Career Highlights:
- Colombia National Team Debut: 2011
- Senior Club Team Debut: Envigado (2006)
- Playing Position: Attacking Midfielder / Winger
- Shirt Number: 11
James Rodriguez Distinctive Features:
- Shiny Smile
- Short Haircut
James Rodriguez Body Measurements:
Listed below are the complete footballer James Rodriguez height, weight, chest, waist, biceps, shoe size, and other body measurements stats.
- Height in Feet: 5’ 11”
- Height in Centimeters: 181 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 78 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 172 pounds
- Chest Size: 39 inches
- Waist Size: 32 inches
- Arms/ Biceps Size: 14.5 inches
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 10 (US)
James Rodriguez Interesting Facts:
- He acquired Spanish citizenship in 2019.
- His favorite basketball player is LeBron James.
- James is widely praised for his vision, technique and playmaking skills.
- He first broke into international stardom after becoming the highest goal scorer in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.