Rodriguez

  • Rodriguez Real Madrid's third most expensive signing July 23, 2014

    Madrid: Colombian international James Rodriguez has agreed to a six-year-contract which will see him earn around six million euros a year and keep him at Real Madrid until 2020. The Spanish giants on Tuesday confirmed Rodriguez's signing from French outfit AS Monaco for a fee believed to be in the region...
  • James Rodriguez signs six-year deal with Real Madrid July 22, 2014

    Madrid: James Rodriguez has signed a six-year deal with Real Madrid. The club said that the 23-year-old Colombia forward will be introduced to fans at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. He scored a tournament-leading six goals at the World Cup in Brazil. Rodriguez passed a medical examination earlier at...
  • Forward James Rodriguez likely headed for Real Madrid July 22, 2014

    Madrid: James Rodriguez, the Colombia striker who was the top scorer at the World Cup, is closing in on a deal with Real Madrid. The 23-year-old Monaco forward scored six goals in Brazil, including a spectacular volley against Uruguay in the second round. Spanish sports newspaper As said on Monday that Monaco...
  • World Cup 2014 Final: Will Germany succumb to Messi magic? July 13, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: The most entertaining World Cup in a generation comes down to a final match that pits the planet's best player against the tournament's best team. Lionel Messi will lead Argentina out against Germany at Maracana Stadium on Sunday for a game that will define careers, cement legacies and...
  • World Cup 2014: A look at some of the best goals so far July 12, 2014

    Robin van Persie scored one of the most eye-catching goals of the World Cup with a diving header, and James Rodriguez blasted in one of the tournament's most spectacular after controlling the ball with his chest and volleying home from outside the area. The world will be treated to quite a...
  • World Cup 2014: Five of the best goals from the tournament July 8, 2014

    The 2014 World Cup has produced several goals of outstanding quality. The following are five of the best so far according to Reuters. James Rodriguez (Colombia 2 Uruguay 0) Rodriguez had already caught the eye with his performances in the first round but his opener against Uruguay in the Round of 16...
  • Zac Efron snapped kissing Michelle Rodriguez on vacation in Sardinia July 8, 2014

    Rome: Actor Zac Efron sparked rumours he is romancing actress Michelle Rodriguez after they were snapped kissing while on holiday in Italy over the weekend. In the pictures, the "High School Musical" star hints at a new relationship with Rodriguez as he bends down to kiss her while onboard a yacht...
  • World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez referee picked for Brazil-Germany semi-final July 7, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: The referee who failed to see Luis Suarez bite an opponent has been picked to officiate Brazil's World Cup semi-final against Germany. FIFA says on its website that Marco Rodriguez of Mexico will referee the match in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. Rodriguez has handled two World Cup matches, including...
  • 'Rodriguez controlled by a locust?' Funniest Twitter reactions to the giant locust that saddled on Rodriguez's arm July 5, 2014

    The highlight for Colombia in the quarter final match against Brazil in the FIFA World Cup was the penalty kick that James Rodriguez converted to a goal. Despite the 2-1 loss against Brazil, Rodriguez's stellar performance throughout the tournament is something no one will forget. However, Rodriguez's sixth goal in...
  • World Cup 2014: Pride and sorrow for tearful Rodriguez as Colombia exit July 5, 2014

    Colombia were not helped by the decision-making of referee Carlos Velasco Carballo, tearful playmaker James Rodriguez said after their World Cup quarter-final defeat by Brazil on Friday. "I'm crying because we gave everything. Unfortunately, the referee didn't help much. Brazil is a good team but we gave everything so we are...
  • Australian Open champ Li Na, coach part ways July 4, 2014

    London: Two-time major champion Li Na and coach Carlos Rodriguez are parting ways after nearly two years together. Li's agent, Max Eisenbud, says Rodriguez is no longer able to travel on the tennis circuit. Instead, Rodriguez will spend more time at his tennis academy in Beijing. In August 2012, Li hired Rodriguez,...
  • World Cup 2014: Neymar and Rodriguez to duel in World Cup quarters July 4, 2014

    Fortaleza: Brazil striker Neymar and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez have led their teams to the World Cup quarterfinals, dominating the attention and the scoring. The 22-year-old stars will go head-to-head when Brazil plays Colombia on Friday, when only one will get the chance to continue his run at the tournament. Wearing the...
  • World Cup 2014: Brazil face upbeat Colombia in quarters July 4, 2014

    Teresopolis: Brazil and Colombia enter the World Cup quarter-finals with totally different mindsets. Brazil are surrounded by doubts after a more difficult start than expected to the tournament it is hosting. Colombia are upbeat after convincing performances and four straight wins. While the hosts narrowly beat Chile in a penalty shootout...
  • World Cup 2014: An unfamiliar face of Colombia beams at Brazil July 3, 2014

    Bogota, Colombia: The euphoria in soccer-mad Colombia is deafening, and wonderfully contagious, ahead of Friday's do-or-die World Cup match against host Brazil. Never before has the star-crossed nation made the quarter-finals. Some are even waxing poetic about World Cup unity accelerating the pace of 18-month-old peace talks to end a...
  • World Cup 2014: James Rodriguez needs special attention, says Brazil's Ramires July 2, 2014

    Brazil's midfielder Ramires says the five-time World Champions need to be wary of Colombia's key man James Rodriguez during their World Cup quarter-final face-off in Fortaleza on Friday. "I have never played against him before, but I had seen him since he was in Porto, I watch the Portuguese channels and...
  • World Cup 2014: The Coffee Men from Colombia take Brazil by storm June 30, 2014

    Two seasons ago Sir Alex Ferguson, then the manager of Manchester United, bid 35 million Euros for Colombia's James Rodriguez. FC Porto wanted more, but those were the stingy days of Gill, Ferguson and Glazers and so a year later, Rodriguez went to Monaco for 45 million. In 2010 however, Rodriguez...
  • As it happened: Japan vs Colombia and Greece vs Ivory Coast, World Cup 2014 June 25, 2014

    Catch all the Live updates from both the Group C matches as Japan look for missing spark against Colombia whereas Greece take on a resurgent Ivory Coast. (Scroll down for the Live Blog) Coach Alberto Zaccheroni must urgently find a way to unlock Japan's attacking potential against already-qualified Colombia but...
  • The Beautiful Game: Youngsters shine in Colombia's win over Ivory Coast June 20, 2014

    Colombia scored twice in six minutes in a lively second half to beat Ivory Coast 2-1. ...
  • World Cup 2014: Statistical 'Best XI' throws up surprises June 19, 2014

    A "Best XI" team based on a statistical analysis of the first round of World Cup matches, which ended with Russia's 1-1 draw with South Korea in Group H on Tuesday, has thrown up some surprising choices. None of the back four are household names and all play for teams not...
  • FIFA World Cup: Spanish star Rodriguez leads google searches June 10, 2014

    Rising Spanish star Jese Rodriguez has emerged as the most popular young football star on Google among those who would make their debut in the FIFA World Cup which gets underway in Brazil on Thursday. Rodriguez was the third highest goal scorer for his team in the U-20 World Cup tournament...
  • Argentine model sues Google for links to pornographic websites that showed non-erotic photographs of her May 30, 2014

    The Argentine Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday demanding that Google take down links between pornographic websites and a model suing the Internet giant because she is not a sex worker. Maria Belen Rodriguez, 30, launched a battle against Google and Yahoo eight years ago over search engine links to pornographic websites...
  • Lionel Messi helps Barcelona end skid, beat Bilbao 2-1 April 21, 2014

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi ended Barcelona's run of three straight losses and kept them in the Spanish league title chase by scoring a late free kick to complete their 2-1 comeback win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Messi's 75th-minute goal answered some of the criticism the club's all-time leading scorer had received...
  • Not so bad to have more than one partner: Cameron Diaz April 16, 2014

    London: Actress Cameron Diaz doesn't think it is bad to have more than one partner. The 41-year-old 'Bad Teacher' star has previously dated Justin Timberlake, Alex Rodriguez and Jared Leto, reported Daily Mirror. "I don't think it is so bad (to have another partner). Why not? Why would that be so...
  • My relationships have led me to this moment, and I'm happy: Cameron Diaz April 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Cameron Diaz says she is grateful to all her former boyfriends as she believes they helped in making her know herself better. The 'The Other Woman' actress previously dated celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Jared Leto, Matt Dillon and New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez. In the May issue of...
  • England's Jay Rodriguez out of World Cup with injury May 20, 2014

    Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez, who had been an outside bet for England's World Cup squad in June, has been ruled out for six months with a serious knee problem. Rodriguez, 24, joins Arsenal and former Southampton winger Theo Walcott in missing out on a berth in England's squad because of...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League April 5, 2014

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before Rickie...
  • Malaga win 2-0 at Celta in Spanish league March 22, 2014

    Vigo: Malaga improved their chance of avoiding the drop while dragging Celta Vigo into the relegation race with a 2-0 victory in the Spanish league on Friday. Jose Camacho's pair of first-half goals saw Malaga jump to 32 points - one behind Celta - to sit six points above 18th-place Valladolid...
  • Venezuela protests rumble as demonstrators, troops face off February 21, 2014

    Caracas: Venezuelan security forces and demonstrators faced off in streets blocked by burning barricades in several provincial cities on Thursday as protests escalated against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government. At least five people have died since the violence broke out last week, the most serious unrest since Maduro was narrowly elected...
  • Real Madrid beat Getafe 3-0 to restore three-way tie at top February 17, 2014

    Barcelona: Karim Benzema and Jese Rodriguez scored early to help Real Madrid ease to a 3-0 win at Getafe and restore a three-way tie for first place in the Spanish league on Sunday. Madrid's win matched Barcelona and Atletico Madrid's victories on Saturday to keep the trio level after 24...
  • Gareth Bale scores on comeback as Real Madrid defeat Villarreal 4-2 February 9, 2014

    Spain: Real Madrid forwards Gareth Bale and Jese Rodriguez each scored and set up goals for Karim Benzema in a 4-2 win over Villarreal on Saturday, giving the powerhouse a share of the Spanish league lead after Atletico Madrid stumbled to a 2-0 loss at Almeria. With leading scorer Cristiano Ronaldo...