He’s the guy everyone is talking about. James Rodriguez, one of Colombia and the World Cup’s biggest soccer stars, is making quite a name for himself. HollywoodLife.com has rounded up 5 things you must know about James!
James Rodriguez is THAT guy right now. The Colombian soccer star has made an incredible debut in the World Cup and he is prepared to take Colombia all the way to the finals at just 22-years-old! HollywoodLife.com has listed 5 things you must know about this soccer prodigy!
James Rodriguez: 5 Things To Know About World Cup’s Biggest Star
1. He’s scored 5 World Cup goals so far.
He’s basically a godsend to Colombia. The soccer player has put up 5 goals so far in the World Cup. He scored one goal in Colombia’s first matches against Greece, Côte D’ivoire and Japan. He scored an incredible two goals in the epic win against Uruguay on June 28. He was the sole player to score in the match.
2. He’s only 22!
Like, seriously? James is practically a soccer prodigy. This is his first World Cup and his debut has been nothing less than stellar. He’s scored 5 goals and we’re sure he will put up more when Colombia faces Brazil on July 4 in the quarterfinals.
3. His name is not pronounced like the normal “James.”
Just to make things clear, James’ name is actually pronounced “Ha-Mez.” Since his dazzling World Cup performance, there’s no way people will be pronouncing his name wrong going forward.
4. Sorry, ladies. He’s married.
The 22-year-old is married to Daniela Ospina, who is the sister of Colombia’s goalkeeper, David Ospina. James is a taken man and he’s got the cutest little family.
5. He’s got an adorable baby girl.
In addition to being married, James is an all-around family man! When he’s not playing on the soccer field, he plays daughter to Salome, who just turned one a little over a month ago. SO CUTE!
HollywoodLifers, what do you think about James Rodriguez? Can you believe he’s married? Are you excited for Colombia to face Brazil? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson