Ricardo Rodriguez Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family.

Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez is recognized as one of the best defenders in the world. He is best recognized for his excellent heading and penalty-taking skills. As a left-back, he plays for the Italian Serie A club Milan and the Swiss national team. He has played for a number of top-flight clubs, the most fruitful of which was his relationship with German sports club VfL Wolfsburg. In addition, analysts have praised the player for rarely committing careless fouls. In the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the excellent left-back will be seen in action.

Ricardo Rodriguez’s Childhood and Education

Ricardo Rodriguez was born in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 25, 1992. He grew up in Zurich with his younger brother Robert Rodriguez, who presently plays for FC Zurich as a midfielder, and his older brother Francisco Rodriguez, who is also a professional footballer.

Rodriguez is the son of Marcela Rodriguez, a Spanish father, and Jose Rodriguez, a Chilean mother. In 2001, the player began his career as a member of the FC Schwamendingen youth team. He moved on to train with FC Zurich’s youth set up the following year.

Club Career of Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez was promoted to the senior squad at the age of 16 after eight years. On March 21, 2010, he made his debut for the club in a 2-0 victory over Bellinzona in the Swiss Super League. On April 28, he scored his first career goal at the Letzigrund against Neuchâtel Xamax.
Likewise, on July 27, 2011, Rodriguez made his European debut. He featured in 35 games for the team, scoring two goals in the process. On January 11, 2012, it was officially reported that the club had reached an agreement with Wolfsburg in Germany for his move.

Despite being sold in the middle of the season, Rodriguez was chosen the Fans’ Player of the Season on June 4, 2012, ahead of Pedro Henrique and Oliver Buff.

Rodriguez scored his first goal for the Cubs on November 9, 2013, as he scored a straight free kick in a home encounter against Borussia Dortmund. The player scored five league goals in addition to his nine assists during the 2013–14 season. Rodriguez scored his first goal in European football on September 18, 2014, following his great performances throughout the season.


Rodriguez scored 10 goals in the 2014-2015 season and was a key player in the club’s first DFB-Pokal victory, defeating Borussia Dortmund 3-1 in the final. In the early part of the 2015/16 season, the footballer helped his club win the DFL-Supercup, defeating Bayern Munich on penalties.

On June 8, 2017, it was revealed that the player has signed a four-year contract with Italian Seria A club A.C. Milan for a reported sum of €15 million (18,244,721.25 US Dollar), including €2 million ($2,316,790) in bonuses.

Rodrguez made his Serie A debut in a 3–0 win over Crotone at home on August 21 and scored his first league goal in a 2–0 victory over SPAL at the San Siro on September 20.

The International Career of Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez also played for the Swiss U17 squad, which won the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2009. In that competition, he scored the game-winning goal against Japan in the second group match, which concluded 4-3.

On 7 October 2011, Rodriguez made his senior debut for the Swiss national football team, coming on as a second-half substitute for Xherdan Shaqiri in a Euro 2012 qualifying match against Wales.
Four days later, he made his complete debut in a 2-0 win over Montenegro. He was also a member of Switzerland’s Olympic team in 2012. He appeared in all three games until the team was eliminated in the group rounds.

Ricardo Rodrguez is a professional footballer from Switzerland.

Rodriguez was also nominated to Switzerland’s roster for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. SOURCE: Pinterest During the event, he put on his best performance and received accolades. He was also named to the UEFA Euro 2016 squad, however, his team was eliminated on penalties by Poland.

His first international goal occurred on October 8, 2016, in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Hungary at the Groupama Arena. He has also qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Russia.

Ricardo Rodriguez’s Salary And Net Worth

Ricardo Rodriguez’s net worth is currently unknown, however, according to certain web sources, it is estimated to be in excess of $3 million. His annual income is believed to be over €3.2 million ($3,712,707.20) as of May 2018. He also made a lot of money as a result of his endorsement deals with well-known businesses like Nike.

Rodriguez earned £4,928,000 at his old club VfL Wolfsburg in the 2015-16 season (6,535,735.36 US Dollar). His market value is at £15.30 million (20,292,237.00 US Dollar).

Personal Life of Ricardo Rodriguez

Ricardo Rodriguez is not married yet. But he has been in a long-term relationship with a woman whose identity remains a mystery. He’s shared a number of romantic photos of the couple on social media.

Facts of Ricardo Rodriguez
Date of Birth:1992 , August-25
Age:29 years old
Birth Nation:Switzerland
Height:5 Feet 11 Inch
NameRicardo Rodriguez
Birth NameRicardo Ivan Rodriguez Araya
FatherJose Rodriguez
MotherMarcela Rodriguez
NationalitySwiss, Spanish, and Chilean nationalities
Birth Place/CityZurich
EthnicityMixed Ethnical Background
Salary3.2 million ($3,712,707.20)