James Rodríguez Net Worth
James Rodriguez Net Worth and salary: James Rodriguez is a professional Colombian soccer player who has a net worth of $30 million. Still young and yet to be proven, he is currently playing for Real Madrid. Born James David Rodriguez Rubio in Cucuta, Colombia in 1991, he is sometimes just known as James. He started his career in 2006 with Envigado FC. In 2008 he was signed by Club Atletico Banfield. From 2010 to 2013 he went on to play for Porto, before now playing for Monaco since 2013. James is widely considered one of the best young soccer players in the world. He is thought to become the successor to Colombian soccer legend Carlos Valderrama. He has also had his attacking style compared to Cristiano Ronaldo. He won the LPFP Award for Breakthrough Player in the Primeria Liga in 2011-12 at the age of twenty. James was ranked #59 in The 100 best footballers in the world by The Guardian in 1012. He won the Portuguese Golden Ball award in 2012. At 21 years old he moved to Monaco for a record transfer fee of $45 million Euros. James represents the Colombian national team and hopes to lead them to victory in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. James's primary position is mittlefield – right wing, but also plays left wing and attacking midfield.