Cristian Rodriguez is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a left winger for an Uruguayan club Penarol and his national side Uruguay. He has previously played for some of the top European clubs like Paris Saint Germain, Porto, and Atletico Madrid etc.
The 31 years old married footballer has an estimated net worth of $2.2 million
Early Life of Cristian Rodriguez
Cristian Rodriguez was born on 30 September 1985, in Juan Lacaze, Uruguay and his full name is Cristian Gabriel Rodríguez Barotti. He received the nickname Cebolla (onion) from his father.
Cristian Rodriguez began his professional footballing career in 2002 joining the local C.A. Penarol in the Uruguayan first division, where he helped the side to the 2003 title. He played 40 games for the club scoring 4 goals and left for the French Gaint PSG in 2005. He was in the club for two seasons scoring a goal appearing in 31 games.
Rodriguez was further sent on loan to Portugal's S.L. Benfica on a season-long loan in August 2007. He played 24 games for the club scoring 6 goals, he was later signed by FC Porto in June 2008. He played 70 games for the club scoring 12 goals, after playing for three seasons with the club he then moved to the Spanish League.
Rodriguez signed for Atlético Madrid on 28 May 2012 and scored his first two goals for his new club in the Europa League group stage match against Hapoel Tel Aviv FC, he was in the club till 2015 before he left for Parma F.C. until the end of the season on 20 January 2015. After suffering from several injuries he lastly went back to his home club, Penarol in 2017. He has so far scored 21 goals in 39 matches for the club.
Christan Rodriguez made his Uruguayan national team debut at age 18 in a friendly match against Mexico in 2003. He has experience playing with his national team in World Cup and Copa America along with his fellow mate Diego Godin. He has won over 100 caps for his national side scoring 16 goals.
The Uruguayan forward was included in the 23-man squad of Uruguay for the FIFA World Cup 2018. Uruguay reached to the quarterfinals of the tournament but was defeated by France. Some of the other players were Diego Laxalt, Cristhian Stuani, Edinson Cavani etc.
Cristian Rodriguez's Personal Life
Christa Rodriguez hasn't yet spoken freely about his personal life. However, according to some sources, he seems to be a married man and has a wife. Moreover, he is also a father of a daughter.
More details about his affair, relationship and married life is yet to be disclosed.
He is 1.78 m in height and weighs around 72 kg, his Zodiac Sign is Gemini.
Net Worth and Salary of Cristian Rodriguez
As of 2017, Cristian Rodriguez has an estimated net worth of $2 million. He receives an annual salary of $1,906,667 from his recent club. His overall earning from footballing career till the date is recorded $13.4 million. His recent market value price is $1 million while his price was $10 million in 2009.