Jonathan Javier Rodriguez Portillo popular as Jonathan Rodriguez and nicknamed “Cabecita” is an Uruguayan professional footballer who currently plays as a winger for Mexican club Santos Laguna and the Uruguay national team. He started his senior career with club Penarol in 2013.
Rodriguez was born on 6 July 1993 in Florida, Uruguay. He is Uruguayan by nationality and his ethnicity is Uruguayans. Born in the early of July, his zodiac sign is Cancer.
Grew up with the huge passion of outdoor sports, he started playing football at his early age. As a youth, he started his career with Atletico Florida and then played for Penarol for two seasons.
Rodriguez joined the Uruguayan side Penarol in 2013. In his first season, he kicked 11 goals in 27 appearances. In addition, he also played for the club in Copa Libertadores. He joined Portuguese side Benfica “B” in 2015, where he scored 7 goals in 6 appearances.
Rodriguez was loaned to Deportivo de La Coruna on 20 August 2015 for one season. On 10 June 2016, he agreed to a Mexican club on a permanent contract.
Rodriguez scored his first international goal for Uruguay in a 3-0 win against Oman on 13 October 2014.
Rodriguez is a family man and has a wife and a beautiful daughter. He married his wife in 2014 and had a baby daughter with her in June 2015. Currently, the lovely couple is living happily as a husband and wife. There is no any issue of divorce between them.
Besides his career, he has the hobby of traveling and he enjoys Spanish music. He is a close friend of Santos Laguna star Ventura Alvardo, Jonathan Orozco, and Julio Fruch.
He keeps himself fit and healthy with the regular gym. He has reached the age of 24 now and has a good height of 5 feet 11 inch, which is around 1.80m. He has a balanced weight of 168 lbs.
This Uruguayan winger's current transfer fee is known to be around $2.94 million dollars and the highest recorded fee is $3.53 million dollar. As per the reports, his wage might be around $250 thousands or less per year. His net worth might be around $1 million.