Ricardo Rodriguez

Born: August 25, 1992 (age 25)

Height: 5'11" (181cm)
Weight: 12st 4lb (78kg)

Hometown: Zurich, Switzerland
Nationality: Switzerland Swiss

Position: Left-back
Team: Wolfsburg (no. 34)
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez celebrates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Hamburger SV in Wolfsburg on November 29, 2013
Career History
Youth2002-2010FC Zurich
Senior2010-2012FC Zurich
2012-Wolfsburg
International2011-Switzerland
Sports Mole has 118 articles about Ricardo Rodriguez. Articles 1 to 40:
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Michael O'Neill "could not be any prouder" of Northern Ireland players
Michael O'Neill admits that the manner of Northern Ireland's 1-0 aggregate defeat to Switzerland leaves a bitter taste in the mouth, settled by a controversial goal.
Nov 12, 19:34
Admir Mehmedi is congratulated after scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between Romania and Switzerland on June 15, 2016
Result: Switzerland reach World Cup at expense of Northern Ireland
Switzerland reach the 2018 World Cup at Northern Ireland's expense with a goalless draw in Sunday's second leg in Basel for a 1-0 aggregate win.
Nov 12, 19:00
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates with teammates midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri (L) and midfielder Gokhan Inler after he scored the team's second goal during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Switzerland and Estonia at the Swisspo
Granit Xhaka tells Northern Ireland fans to stop complaining
Granit Xhaka claims that referee Ovidiu Hategan's contentious decision to point to the spot for Switzerland's win over Northern Ireland 'is not such a big topic'.
Nov 11, 21:26
Taras Stepanenko and Corry Evans during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Corry Evans: 'Penalty call awarded against Northern Ireland was disgraceful'
Northern Ireland's Corry Evans admits that he is "absolutely gutted" after a controversial penalty was awarded against him in his nation's 1-0 defeat to Switzerland.
Nov 10, 10:12
Switzerland's Xherdan Shaqiri in action during the Euro 2016 match against Romania on June 15, 2016
Xherdan Shaqiri: 'Switzerland worthy winners against Northern Ireland'
Xherdan Shaqiri does not know whether Switzerland deserved to win a penalty against Northern Ireland but believes that his side were worthy of their victory at Windsor Park.
Nov 9, 22:33
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards 2015.
Michael O'Neill "staggered" by controversial penalty decision
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill admits that he is "staggered" by the decision to award Switzerland a penalty in their World Cup playoff first leg.
Nov 9, 22:18
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Result: Controversial penalty helps Switzerland defeat Northern Ireland
Switzerland edge into pole position for a place at the 2018 World Cup thanks to a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland in Thursday's playoff first leg at Windsor Park.
Nov 9, 21:38
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri during the Serie A match against Roma on May 14, 2017
Result: Gonzalo Higuain double earns Juventus win at AC Milan
Two goals from Gonzalo Higuain earn Juventus a 2-0 victory over AC Milan in their Serie A clash at San Siro.
Oct 28, 18:55
Mauro Icardi celebrates scoring durante la Serie A partita tra Inter e Napoli il April 16, 2016
Result: Mauro Icardi nets hat-trick in Inter Milan win
Mauro Icardi scores a famous hat-trick as Inter Milan record a 3-2 win over AC Milan in Sunday night's pulsating Milan derby at San Siro.
Oct 15, 21:45
Diego Costa eats his medal during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Sunderland on May 21, 2017
AC Milan confirm talks with Diego Costa's agent
AC Milan CEO Marco Fassone says that his club have held talks with the agent of Chelsea forward Diego Costa this summer.
Jul 27, 20:34
Carlo Ancelotti, coach of Real Madrid reacts during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on April 2, 2014
Result: Rejuvenated AC Milan thump Bayern Munich in Shenzhen
Young striker Patrick Cutrone scores twice as AC Milan brush aside Bayern Munich 4-0 at the Longgang Stadium in Shenzhen.
Jul 22, 12:33
Juventus' defender Leonardo Bonucci celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Lazio at 'Juventus Stadium' in Turin on April 18, 2015
AC Milan finalise deal for defender Leonardo Bonucci
AC Milan sign Leonardo Bonucci from rivals Juventus on a five-year deal, as they strengthen their position as European football's biggest spenders of the summer.
Jul 20, 13:17
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
AC Milan 'open Renato Sanches talks'
AC Milan reportedly open talks with Bayern Munich over the potential signing of Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches.
Jul 16, 21:03
Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci in action for his side during the international friendly with Germany in Milan on November 15, 2016
AC Milan confirm Leonardo Bonucci agreement
AC Milan reach an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of experienced Italian international centre-back Leonardo Bonucci.
Jul 14, 20:11
A general view of San Siro Stadium with only few fans before the AC Milan v Livorno serie A match on February 11, 2007
Andre Silva completes £35m AC Milan move
AC Milan complete the signing of 21-year-old striker Andre Silva from Porto in a deal worth a reported £35m.
Jun 12, 16:01
PSV Eindhoven's forward Luciano Narsingh (R) and Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez vie for the ball during the Group B, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match VfL Wolfsburg vs PSV Eindhoven in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on October 21,
Agent: 'Ricardo Rodriguez closing in on AC Milan move'
The agent of Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez reveals that his client is closing in on a move to AC Milan.
May 30, 22:36
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Ricardo Rodriguez 'rejects Paris Saint-Germain for Inter Milan'
A report claims that Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez has turned down the chance to join Paris Saint-Germain as he holds out for a move to Inter Milan.
Mar 6, 21:04
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (R) and CSKA Moscow's Serbian midfielder Zoran Tosic vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B first leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in Wolfsburg on September 15, 2015
Report: Ricardo Rodriguez wants Inter Milan move
A report claims that Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez wants to join Inter Milan in this month's transfer window.
Jan 6, 21:52
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (R) and CSKA Moscow's Serbian midfielder Zoran Tosic vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B first leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in Wolfsburg on September 15, 2015
Chelsea beat Arsenal to signing of defender Ricardo Rodriguez?
Premier League leaders Chelsea are ready to pounce for £21m-rated Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez, according to a report.
Jan 3, 09:37
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Report: Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal to battle for Wolfsburg's Ricardo Rodriguez
Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez from under the noses of Arsenal, according to reports.
Dec 13, 19:49
PSV Eindhoven's forward Luciano Narsingh (R) and Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez vie for the ball during the Group B, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match VfL Wolfsburg vs PSV Eindhoven in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on October 21,
Ricardo Rodriguez: 'Transfer not meant to be'
Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez does not believe that the time was right for him to leave Wolfsburg in the summer.
Sep 9, 14:47
Admir Mehmedi is congratulated after scoring during the Euro 2016 Group A game between Romania and Switzerland on June 15, 2016
Result: Portugal suffer two-goal loss in Switzerland
Breel Embolo and Admir Mehmedi score the goals as Switzerland record a 2-0 win over Portugal in their 2018 World Cup qualification opener.
Sep 6, 21:48
Head coach of Juventus Antonio Conte reacts during UEFA Champions League Group B match between Juventus and Galatasaray AS at Juventus Arena on October 2, 2013
Antonio Conte urges Chelsea to sign new defender
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants the club to sign a new defender after highlighting that the Blues squad is short of options at the back.
Aug 21, 10:59
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (R) and CSKA Moscow's Serbian midfielder Zoran Tosic vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B first leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in Wolfsburg on September 15, 2015
Chelsea considering approach for Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez?
Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez as they look to strengthen their backline before the end of the transfer window.
Aug 19, 00:27
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (R) and CSKA Moscow's Serbian midfielder Zoran Tosic vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B first leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in Wolfsburg on September 15, 2015
Report: Ricardo Rodriguez Barcelona's main target
A report claims that Barcelona want to sign Wolfsburg full-back Ricardo Rodriguez before the start of the 2016-17 campaign.
Jul 5, 14:22
Assorted Poles celebrate after winning the Euro 2016 RO16 match between Switzerland and Poland on June 25, 2016
Result: Poland beat Switzerland on penalties to reach Euro 2016 quarter-finals
Poland are through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 after beating Switzerland in a penalty shootout.
Jun 25, 16:48
Breel Embolo and Vlad Chiriches in action during the Euro 2016 Group A game between Romania and Switzerland on June 15, 2016
Result: Switzerland, Romania share the points in Paris
Admir Mehmedi cancels out a first-half penalty from Bogdan Stancu as Switzerland come from behind to draw with Romania in their Group A clash at Euro 2016.
Jun 15, 18:50
Switzerland's Fabian Schaer celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Euro 2016 Group A match against Albania on June 11, 2016
Live Commentary: Albania 0-1 Switzerland - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Switzerland's 1-0 victory over 10-man Albania in their Group A fixture at Euro 2016.
Jun 11, 13:00
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring a goal during the Champions League quarter-final between Real Madrid and Wolfsburg on April 12, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick sees Real Madrid through to semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo hits a hat-trick as Real Madrid overcome Wolfsburg 3-2 on aggregate to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League once again.
Apr 12, 21:38
Real Madrid players celebrate scoring during the La Liga game between Real Madrid and Seville on March 20, 2016
Preview: Real Madrid vs. Eibar
Sports Mole previews Saturday's La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Eibar at the Bernabeu.
Apr 7, 18:40
Pepe for Real Madrid on October 18, 2014
Pepe bemoans "bad 20 minutes"
"A bad 20 minutes" cost Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Wolfsburg on Wednesday, according to Los Blancos centre-back Pepe.
Apr 7, 15:55
Julian 'no means no' Draxler watches on during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Wolfsburg attacker Julian Draxler hails "really good" result
Wolfsburg attacker Julian Draxler says that his team "enjoyed every minute" of their Champions League quarter-final first leg win over Real Madrid.
Apr 6, 22:13
Wolfsburg's Brazilian defender Naldo celebrates scoring during the UEFA Champions League Group B second-leg football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Manchester United in Wolfsburg, central Germany, on December 8, 2015.
Wolfsburg centre-back Naldo: 'We can beat anyone'
Wolfsburg defender Naldo praises his teammates following Wednesday's 2-0 victory over Real Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.
Apr 6, 22:05
Jese Rodriguez of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring Real's 3rd goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Levante UD at estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 17, 2015
Jese Rodriguez: 'We can turn it around in Spain'
Real Madrid attacker Jese Rodriguez insists that his team can still overcome Wolfsburg in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, despite their first-leg defeat.
Apr 6, 21:55
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Result: Real Madrid lose by two goals in Germany
Wolfsburg beat Real Madrid 2-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Germany on Wednesday night.
Apr 6, 21:37
Ricardo Rodriguez scores from the penalty spot during the Champions League quarter-final between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid on April 6, 2016
Live Commentary: Wolfsburg 2-0 Real Madrid - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Champions League quarter-final first leg between Wolfsburg and Real Madrid, which ended in a 2-0 home win.
Apr 6, 18:45
Porto's Mexican defender Miguel Layun reacts after scoring during the UEFA Champions League, group G, football match between Maccabi Tel Aviv and FC Porto at the Sammy Ofer Stadium, in the Israeli coastal city of Haifa, on November 4, 2015
Real Madrid want Watford left-back Miguel Layun?
Real Madrid are reportedly keeping tabs on Watford left-back Miguel Layun, who is currently on loan at Porto.
Mar 30, 13:58
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (R) and CSKA Moscow's Serbian midfielder Zoran Tosic vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B first leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in Wolfsburg on September 15, 2015
Manchester United prepare £30m for Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez?
Manchester United are reportedly plotting a £30m move for Wolfsburg's Swiss left-back Ricardo Rodriguez.
Jan 9, 12:31
PSV Eindhoven's forward Luciano Narsingh (R) and Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez vie for the ball during the Group B, first-leg UEFA Champions League football match VfL Wolfsburg vs PSV Eindhoven in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on October 21,
Wolfsburg's Ricardo Rodriguez plays down Real Madrid rumours
Wolfsburg left-back Ricardo Rodriguez claims that he has not been contacted by Real Madrid over a move to the Bernabeu this month.
Jan 7, 21:06
Wolfsburg's Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez (R) and CSKA Moscow's Serbian midfielder Zoran Tosic vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League group B first leg football match between VfL Wolfsburg and CSKA Moscow in Wolfsburg on September 15, 2015
Real Madrid plot January Ricardo Rodriguez swoop?
A report in Spain claims that Real Madrid are hoping to sign Ricardo Rodriguez, although the Wolfsburg left-back would prefer to play for Barcelona.
Dec 24, 15:54



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