Jonathan Rodriguez Biography

Jonathan Rodriguez

Quick Facts About Jonathan Rodriguez

Celebrated Name Jonathan Rodriguez
Age 27 Years
Nick Name Cabecita
Birth Name Jonathan Javier Rodriguez Portillo
Birth Date 1993-07-06
Gender Male
Profession Footballer
Nationality Uruguayan
Birth Nation Uruguay
Place Of Birth Florida, Uruguay
Horoscope Cancer
Ethnicity White
Religion Christianity
Career Start 2013
Awards Guardianes 2020 Liga MX golden Boot
Marital Status Married
Wife Sindy Torradeflo
Children Two daughters
Height 5 ft. 10 inches
Weight 76kg
Body Type Alethic
Eye Color Light Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Football Career
Net Worth $1 Million-$5 Million
Salary $1.2 Million
Current Team Cruz Azul
Position Forward
Jersey Number 21
Links Twitter Instagram

Jonathan Javier Rodriguez Portillo professionally known as Jonathan Rodriguez is an Uruguayan professional football player who plays for Liga MX club Cruz Azul and the Uruguay national team as a forward. He started playing football for the youth team of Atletico Florida and began his career with local club Penarol in Uruguayan Primera Division. On 29 January 2015, he joined Portuguese champions S.L. Benfica on a loan deal until 30 June 2017. Later on, he joined the club permanently along with countryman Elbio Alvarez, a former Penarol player. On 22 February 2015, he debuted for Benfica B, and on 11 April 2015, he debuted for the first team. On 20 August 2015, he was loaned out to Deportivo de La Coruna for one season where he made thirteen league appearances for the club. On 10 June 2016, he signed for the Mexican club Santos Laguna Santos on a permanent deal and made his competitive debut for the club on 18 July 2016. In January 2019, he joined Liga MX club Cruz Azul.

On the international level, he made his international team debut in 2014. On 13 October 2014, he scored his first international goal for his country.

What is Jonathan Rodriguez Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.

Honours 

  • Won the 2014-15 Primeira Liga with Benfica.
  • Won the Clausura 2018 Liga MX with Santos Laguna.
  • Won the 2019 Supercopa MX with Cruz Azul.
  • Won the 2019 Leagues Cup with Cruz Azul.
  • Won the 2019 China Cup with Uruguay.

Individual

  • Won the Guardianes 2020 Liga MX Golden Boot.

Where is Jonathan Rodriguez From?

Jonathan Rodriguez was born on 6 July 1993. His birth name is Jonathan Javier Rodriguez Portillo. His birthplace is Florida, Uruguay. He holds Uruguayan nationality. He belongs to the white ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Cancer.

Jonathan Rodriguez Benfica

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Jonathan Rodriguez Club Career

  • He started playing football for the youth team of Atletico Florida and began his career with local club Penarol in Uruguayan Primera Division where he scored 11 goals in 27 matches for the club in his first season. He also made appearances for the club in Copa Libertadores.
  • On 29 January 2015, he joined Portuguese champions S.L. Benfica on a loan deal until 30 June 2017. Later on, he joined the club permanently along with countryman Elbio Alvarez, a former Penarol player. 
  • On 22 February 2015, he debuted for Benfica B and scored twice in a 3-0 home win against Oriental in Segunda Liga. On 18 March 2015, he scored a hat-trick in a 4-1 home win against Portimonense.

Jonathan Rodriguez Santos Laguna

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  • On 11 April 2015, he made his debut for the first-team as a substitute in a 5-1 home win against Academica in Primeira Liga. He was part of the team that won the 2014-15 Primeira Liga with the club.
  • On 20 August 2015, he was loaned out to Deportivo de La Coruna for one season where he made thirteen league appearances for the club. 
  • On 10 June 2016, he signed for Mexican club Santos Laguna Santos on a permanent deal and made his competitive debut for the club on 18 July 2016 in a 1-1 draw with Tigres.
  • From 2016-2018, he made 87 appearances and scored 29 goals for the club where he also won the Clausura 2018 Liga MX with the club.
  • On 1 January 2019, he joined Liga MX club Cruz Azul and made his debut for the club on 5 January 2019 in a 1-1 draw with Puebla FC.
  • On 31 January 2021, he scored his first goal of the 2020-21 season and also assist twice in a 4-1 win against Queretaro FC. 
  • On 11 April 2021, he scored only a goal in a 1-0 win against Chivas.

Jonathan Rodriguez Cruz Azul

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Jonathan Rodriguez International Career

  • He made his international team debut in 2014. 
  • On 13 October 2014, he scored his first international goal for Uruguay in a 3-0 victory over Oman. 

Jonathan Rodriguez Wife

Jonathan Rodriguez is a married guy. He got married to his wife, Sindy Torradeflo in 2014 and had two daughters, born in 2015 and 2020. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and daughters where they are living their life happily together.

Jonathan Rodriguez family

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Jonathan Rodriguez Height and Weight

Jonathan Rodriguez stands at a height of 1.77m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 76kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color is light brown and his hair color is dark brown. His sexual orientation is straight.

Jonathan Rodriguez Net Worth and Salary

Jonathan Rodriguez earns from his professional career as a football player. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $1 million-$5 million and his salary is $1.2 million, while his market value is around €7.50 million.

Jonathan Rodriguez Uruguay

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Did You Know?

  • He began his career with local club Penarol in Uruguayan Primera Division.
  • He wears shirt number 21 for Cruz Azul.
  • Guardianes 2020 Liga MX golden Boot.
  • He is popularly known by his nickname "Cabecita".