Cristian Rodríguez

  • Date of birth : 30/09/1985
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Uruguay Uruguay
 
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Cristian Rodríguez

Cristian Rodríguez

Clubs: CA Peñarol, Paris Saint-Germain FC, SL Benfica, FC Porto, Club Atlético de Madrid

• Nicknamed 'The Onion' because he is said to reduce his opponents to tears, Rodríguez made an early breakthrough with Peñarol while in his teens; won the 2003 Primera División title, scoring two goals in 21 appearances, but struggled with injury the following year.

• Announced his arrival on the international scene for Uruguay in October 2004, aged 19, with a stunning goal against Argentina (2-4) in a FIFA World Cup qualifier.

• Moved to PSG in summer 2005 but obliged to wait several months before a FIFA ruling enabled him to make his debut; scored just one league goal in two seasons at the Parisian club and not involved in their 2006 French Cup final win.

• Impressed after joining Benfica on loan in 2007/08, scoring six league goals in 24 Liga outings; unable to agree a permanent deal, however, and joined Porto instead, winning the domestic double and reaching the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in his first season.

• Made just one Liga start as Porto stormed to the 2010/11 Portuguese title − saw more action in the UEFA Europa League (11 appearances) but was not in the squad which defeated SC Braga in the final.

• A member of the Uruguay squad which triumphed at the 2011 Copa América in Argentina.

• Moved to Club Atlético de Madrid when his contract expired at Porto in the summer of 2012, and made 33 league appearances as he helped his new side to third in Liga, and came off the bench in the final as his team defeated Real Madrid CF in the Copa del Rey final.

UEFA honours
UEFA Europa League: winner 2012
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2012

Last updated: 03/07/13 14.10CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 29/06/2014 01:05 CET
06.02.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain3-1UruguayUruguay6910
18.08.2013Spanish LigaSevillaSevilla1-3AtléticoAtlético810
01.09.2013Spanish LigaReal SociedadReal Sociedad1-2AtléticoAtlético300
21.09.2013Spanish LigaValladolidValladolid0-2AtléticoAtlético1400
24.09.2013Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-1OsasunaOsasuna1300
28.09.2013Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid0-1AtléticoAtlético100
06.10.2013Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-1CeltaCelta1700
19.10.2013Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol1-0AtléticoAtlético1300
27.10.2013Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético5-0BetisBetis2200
03.11.2013Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-0AthleticAthletic700
18.12.2013Spanish CupFourth roundAtléticoAtlético2-1Sant AndreuSant Andreu9000
04.01.2014Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-1AtléticoAtlético2800
07.01.2014Spanish CupFifth roundValenciaValencia1-1AtléticoAtlético2300
11.01.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-0BarcelonaBarcelona700
14.01.2014Spanish CupFifth roundAtléticoAtlético2-0ValenciaValencia800
19.01.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-1SevillaSevilla900
23.01.2014Spanish CupQuarter-finalsAtléticoAtlético1-0AthleticAthletic7800
26.01.2014Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano2-4AtléticoAtlético2500
29.01.2014Spanish CupQuarter-finalsAthleticAthletic1-2AtléticoAtlético9000
02.02.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético4-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad901
05.02.2014Spanish CupSemi-finalsReal MadridReal Madrid3-0AtléticoAtlético4500
11.02.2014Spanish CupSemi-finalsAtléticoAtlético0-2Real MadridReal Madrid9000
02.03.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético2-2Real MadridReal Madrid700
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundAustriaAustria1-1UruguayUruguay6400
08.03.2014Spanish LigaCeltaCelta0-2AtléticoAtlético1600
26.03.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0GranadaGranada5600
29.03.2014Spanish LigaAthleticAthletic1-2AtléticoAtlético800
05.04.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético1-0VillarrealVillarreal5700
13.04.2014Spanish LigaGetafeGetafe0-2AtléticoAtlético400
05.06.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundUruguayUruguay2-0SloveniaSlovenia7500
14.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageUruguayUruguay1-3Costa RicaCosta Rica7600
19.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageUruguayUruguay2-1EnglandEngland9000
24.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageItalyItaly0-1UruguayUruguay7800
28.06.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16ColombiaColombia2-0UruguayUruguay9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Cristian Rodríguez
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 30/09/1985 (28)
  • Country: Uruguay
  • Squad number: 11
  • Club: Atlético ( ESP)

  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 81kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    28/09/06: Paris 2-0 Derry

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Porto171
Atlético100
Benfica50
Total321
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Atlético10
Porto10
Total20
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Porto121
Atlético62
Benfica30
Paris60
Total273
Last updated: 29/06/2014 01:05 CET
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