Player Profile – Maxi Rodriguez
This is the player profile of Argentina and Liverpool professional football player, Maxi Rodriguez. Know all about his professional and personal life in this article.
Basic Details about Maxi Rodriguez
Full Name: Maximiliano Ruben Rodriguez
Date of Birth: 2nd January 1981
Place of Birth: Rosario, Argentina
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Professional Details about Maxi Rodriguez
Playing Position: Attacking midfielder/winger
Jersey No: 11
Club Teams: Newell’s Old Boys
Senior Club Career:
- Newell’s Old Boys 1999 – 2002
- Espanyol 2002 – 2005
- Atletico de Madrid 2005 – 2010
- Liverpool 2010 – 2012
- Newell’s Old Boys Since 2012
- Argentina U20 – 2001
- Argentina – Since 2003
More about Maxi Rodriguez
Maximiliano Ruben ‘Maxi’ Rodrigez is an Argentine professional footballer who is currently playing for the Newell’s Old Boys. He is also being called La Fiera (or the Beast) by his fans. Maxi Rodrigez is commonly used by his team as a winger in both flanks he can also play the role of attacking midfielder. At the age of 20, Maxi Rodriguez came to Spain and had spent some of the best moments of his life here. He played for Espanyol and Atletico de Madrid in the La Liga with a big total of 232 goals to his credit. He also later played for the English Premier League or EPL team Liverpool for two seasons. Maxi Rodriguez has been part of the Argentina National Football Team since 2003 and was also part of the 2014 FIFA World Cup runners-up team.
Maxi Rodriguez came to Spain as a part of the youth program set up by the Newell’s Boys which is one of the top teams in Argentina’s first division football league. He played for the club for three seasons before he moved to Spain. Maxi Rodriguez made his La Liga debut on 2nd September 2002 against Real Madrid for RCD Espanyol. For his last season for Espanyol, he scored 15 goals. In 2005 – 2006 Maxi Rodriguez was bought by the Atletico de Madrid club for 5 million Euros and over here too he made his presence felt. He even became the captain of the side in 2007.
From 2010 January he was transferred to Liverpool for a 3 and a half year deal. He did pretty well over here as well and was returned home in the year 2012 and is playing for Newell’s Old Boys ever since.