[4], On 31 July 2010, Rodrigo signed a five-year contract with S.L. Take a look at the superb matchday marketing opportunities that we provide. [42], Rodrigo was included in Spain's squad at the 2012 Summer Olympics,[43] appearing in two games in an eventual group stage exit in London.
[29], On 29 January 2019, Rodrigo scored a second-half hat-trick – including two goals in injury time – as the hosts defeated Getafe 3–1 in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey, winning the tie 3–2 on aggregate. Date of birth/Age: [36][37] He made his Premier League debut for them in the first match of the season against reigning champions Liverpool on 12 September, coming on as a substitute in the 4–3 defeat at Anfield. Delve deeper into the history of our home ground and find out all the information you need for making a visit. Visiting Elland Road for a Leeds United home game? [16], Rodrigo scored Benfica's first goal in a 2–0 final victory over Rio Ave F.C.

2020/21 adult and kids training wear available online and in store now!, BACK IN STOCK SOON. [41] On 21 March 2013, in a friendly against Norway, he scored his 13th goal in the category to help to the 5–2 victory in Toledo, thus becoming the highest goal scorer after surpassing Óscar García's record which had stood since 1992. [10], Returning to Benfica for 2011–12, Rodrigo played 38 competitive matches in his first year and scored 16 goals, including the opener in the season's Taça da Liga final against Gil Vicente FC, which his team won for the fourth year in a row (2–1). Aves in the fifth round of the Taça de Portugal. For using this site, please activate JavaScript. [6][7] He made his official debut in a League Cup fixture at Burnley on 21 September, starting in a 0–1 away loss. Our award winning, professional and experienced team will work with you to help you build your dream day. 16.14 EDT Rodrigo celebrates scoring Leeds United’s equaliser against Manchester City at Elland Road. Want to improve your skills in a fun and supportive environment? Experience Yorkshire's finest matchday hospitality in the company of Leeds United legends. [35], On 29 August 2020, Leeds United announced the signing of Rodrigo on a four-year deal for a club-record fee of £27 million (€30 million). In 2010 he signed with Benfica with whom he won four titles, most notably the domestic treble in the 2013–14 season.

Then come down to the Leeds United Foundation Skills Centres!. Rodrigo came through the ranks at Real Mardid and went on to have stints at Bolton Wanderers and Benfica, before moving to the Mestalla. [32][33][34] On 10 December, he repeated the feat in a 1–0 away win over AFC Ajax to reach the knockout phase. [20], On 23 July 2014, Rodrigo moved back to Spain, after agreeing to a one-season loan deal with Valencia CF. [14][15] On 10 April he scored a brace in a 2–0 home win against AZ Alkmaar in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Europa League, which took the hosts through to the last-four stage 3–0 on aggregate. [9] On 5 January 2011, against the same opponent, he scored his only goal of the campaign, with the game ending with the same result. Centre-Forward, Contract expires:

On 29 August 2020, Leeds United announced the signing of Rodrigo on a four-year deal for a club-record fee of £27 million (€30 million). [48], Rodrigo moved to Spain at a young age when his father, Brazilian footballer Adalberto, opened a football school in Vigo alongside 1994 FIFA World Cup winner Mazinho. in the league cup, and was subsequently voted Player of the match as the Lisbon side won the competition for the fifth time in seven years. [11] On 2 January 2013, he combined with Óscar Cardozo for five goals in a 6–0 home defeat of C.D. Rodrigo competed for Spain internationally, starting with the under-19s which he helped to the second position in the 2010 UEFA European Championship by netting two goals, including one in the final against France. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Rodrigo moved to Spain in his early teens, settling in Galicia and started playing organised football with RC Celta de Vigo. [17] On 14 May he had his penalty shootout attempt saved by Sevilla FC's Beto, in an eventual Europa League final loss;[18][19] in total, he contributed with 18 goals in 43 appearances across all competitions to win an unprecedented treble of Primeira Liga, Taça de Portugal and League Cup. Flamengo Rio de Janeiro (-2003), Nigrán CF (2003-2004). [45], On 6 October 2017, nearly three years after his first cap, Rodrigo marked his second by starting and scoring the first goal in a 3–0 home defeat of Albania in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, in Alicante. Then come down to the Leeds United Foundation Skills Centres! In 2009, aged 18, he moved to Real Madrid to complete his development.

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Benfica for a reported fee of €6 million. [21] Although his economic rights were owned by Lim, a loan was arranged to take him and André Gomes to Valencia due to Lim's purchase of the latter club. [5], The following month, Rodrigo joined Bolton Wanderers of the Premier League on a season-long loan. The following year, he earned his first cap for the senior side, appearing for them at the 2018 World Cup. The Whites began the match with a change to their initial line-up, as captain Liam Cooper suffered an injury in the […] Rio de Janeiro, Position: Rodrigo Moreno Machado (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈðɾiɣo moˈɾeno maˈtʃaðo]; born 6 March 1991), known simply as Rodrigo, is a professional footballer who plays as a winger or striker for Premier League club Leeds United and the Spain national team. Aimed at 5 – 12 year olds, the Leeds United Foundation Soccer Schools are rewarding, educational and most importantly, fun for all ages. Rodrigo made his debut for the Spanish under-21 side on 1 September 2011, scoring three times in Georgia in the 2013 European Championship qualifiers (7–2 rout). [3], Only a few weeks after arriving, Rodrigo started playing as a senior with the C team. 2020/21 adult and kids training wear available online and in store now! Key contact information for the Leeds United Foundation. Rodrigo came through the ranks at Real Mardid and went on to have stints at Bolton Wanderers and Benfica, before moving to the Mestalla. Just enter your email address here. Spain international Rodrigo became the club's record signing when he arrived at Leeds United from Valencia in August 2020. Main position : Last update : James, Depay & Co.: The 50 most valuable players not playing in Europe this season, Leeds next promoted club to break €100m barrier? He is a lifelong friend of the latter's sons Thiago Alcântara and Rafinha, who were raised in footballing terms at FC Barcelona and also represented Spain and Brazil respectively, and was erroneously reported to be their cousin. Rodrigo Moreno has posted a message to supporters on Instagram after Leeds United suffered a narrow defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road on Monday – thanks to a deflected strike from Raul Jimenez. Looking for new ways to advertise your brand? He made his Leeds United debut against Liverpool on 12 September 2020 and scored his first goal for the club against Manchester City on 3 October 2020. [8], Rodrigo first appeared in the league for Bolton on 23 October 2010, coming on as a substitute for Lee Chung-Yong midway through the second half of a 1–1 away draw with Wigan Athletic. Renew your Membership for the 2020/21 season giving you a host of benefits. Premier League release open letter to supporters, Raphinha: I’ve always wanted to play in the Premier League. Leeds United. Let us invite you to our simply stunning Christmas setting in our award winning Centenary Pavilion. [22], Rodrigo made his debut for the Che on 23 August 2014, starting and playing the full 90 minutes in a 1–1 away draw against Sevilla. 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[12], On 31 January 2014, Benfica (and Benfica Stars Fund) sold 100% of Rodrigo's economic rights to a private company, Meriton Capital Limited, owned by Peter Lim, for €30 million, plus another potential €10 million on performance-related bonuses[13]– he remained with them until the end of the campaign. Keep up-to-date with the latest Leeds United ticket news, from fixture announcements to date/time changes.

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[38] Four days later, he made his first start in a 1–1 draw with League One side Hull City in the EFL Cup (penalty shootout loss). The perfect environment to entertain your most important clients with a unique matchday experience. He made his Leeds United debut against Liverpool on 12 September 2020 and scored his first goal for the club against Manchester City on 3 … Mar 6, 1991 (29), Place of birth: 30.06.2024, Agent: