Francisco Javier Rodríguez Biography

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Francisco Javier Rodríguez

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Date of Birth:
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Mexico
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Name Francisco Javier Rodríguez
Nick Name Maza
Father Francisco Rodriguez
Mother Maria Magdalena Pinedo
Nationality Mexican
Birth Place/City Mazatlan, Sinaloa
Profession Football player
Working For Liga MX club America and Mexican national team
Net Worth 2,200,000 Euros
Weight in KG 80kg
Married Yes
Married to Estrella Zepeda
Children Joahan Rodriguez and Axxel Rodriguez
Online Presence Wiki,
Siblings Luis Arturo Rodriguez

Francisco Javier Rodriguez is renowned Mexican footballer. His DOB is 20 October, 1981. He is a striking defender playing for Liga MX club America and the Mexican national team. He is also known as Maza, his nickname. He was born in Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico.

Early life

He was born to Francisco Rodriguez and Maria Magdalena Pinedo. He started his career with Guadalajara for the first time in Apertura 2002 tournament. It was during Apertura 2006 that he helped in registering the winning title of second leg match against Toluca on 10 December, 2006 with a score of 2-1. His role was indispensable and praiseworthy that bestowed Chivas with eleventh league Championship. He was transferred to Dutch club PSV Eindhoven on 9 May 2008 for USD 1.8 million$. He was the second Mexican alongside Carlos Salcido in the squad. During his debue season most of the times he was on bench as a substitute player as Dirk Marcellis. He registered his first goal against Dutch giants with a mesmerizing 30 yard shot on 25 November, 2008. He was given the four jerseys before the start of 2009-2010 seasons that was earned by Manuel da Costa before. He played a central defensive role for Eredevisie and the Europa League.


He had signed three year contract on 14 July 2011 with Vfb Stuttgart. The payable amount was however not disclosed. He made his debue against Schalke 04 on 6 August, 2011 winning the match by 3-0 victory over the counterpart. He was transferred to America on 2 January 2013. He has also established his name internationally by playing prominent matches. He was part of 2004 Olympic football team and earned itself third position in the group after Mali and South Korea. He was also part of CONCACAF Gold cup where he scored a single goal which was the only goal registered leading to loss over South Africa with a score of 1-2 on 8 July, 2005. During CONCACAF Gold cup he was in a position to be detained from the team for doping as the test results were positive. Later on FIFA brought into the light the accidental ingestion of the banned substance through the food served during the pre-tournament training camp. He also played against Chile in Carson, California in a friendly match. He was evoked by the coach Ricardo Lavolpe on 2 April, 2006 to be the part of 2006 football world cup where he played against Portugal. His squad also participated in 2010 FIFA World cup held in South Africa.

Personal life

His spouse is Estrella Zepeda and has two children with her named Joahan Rodriguez and Axxel Rodriguez. Among all his Siblings he is mostly closed to Luis Arturo Rodriguez. He has a blissful and contended married life.

He has earned prestige and glorious achievements through his  tournaments which are 2010 FIFA world cup(2010), At Full Gallop(2000), FIFA Confederations cup Brazil(2013). He has won CONCACAF Gold cup in the year 2011. His height is 191 cm and weight is 80 kg. His market value is 2,200,000 Euros. The Current team that he is involved with are Mexico National football team and Club America where is plays as a defender.

Last modified : 31 May, 2014

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