In the Leon vs Club Deportivo Guadalajara duel, Michel Leaño's team almost got a valuable draw, but it wasn't possible because of a player from La Fiera. So today everyone is asking, who is Osvaldo Rodriguez, the Leon player who buried Chivas with his goal?
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And it is worth knowing more about this player who, yesterday, ruined Guadalajara's hopes of not losing again, despite Cristian Calderón's goal, who was trying to rescue the tie, in a match that ended 2-1.
The first goal of the match came from Leon, by Víctor Dávila, who opened the score 1-0, then Calderón scored to make it 1-1, and in the end, Rodríguez would bury Chivas with his goal, sealing the 2-1.
Who is Osvaldo Rodríguez?
Osvaldo Rodríguez del Portal is a Mexican soccer player who plays as a Left Back for Club León of the Liga MX 2022, and who yesterday afternoon became the hero for Ariel Holán's side by snatching a draw against Chivas.
The player has been with Club Leon since the 2016-2017 season and in this time, he has played in 119 games and has scored 3 goals, while he has provided 6 assists, so despite being only 25 years old, he has extensive experience in Mexican soccer.
Where and when was Osvaldo Rodríguez born?
Osvaldo Rodríguez was born in San Luis Potosí, San Luis Potosí on September 10, 1996, and started his career as a soccer player at a very young age, standing out as a goal scorer in his school, which opened the door to the state team.
In that team, he caught the attention of the scouts of one of the best youth teams in Mexican soccer, Pachuca, where, during the years 2014 and 2015, he was in Alto Rendimiento Tuzo, a subsidiary team of Club de Fútbol Pachuca.
The player would fulfill his dream of making his professional debut with Pachuca on February 19, 2014, when he played with the Tuzos against Estudiantes de Altamira, a match corresponding to the Copa MX.
What is Osvaldo Rodríguez's track record?
Osvaldo Rodríguez has won titles in his young career, such as a sub-championship in the Under 15 category, the Bicampeonato in the Apertura 2012, and Clausura 2013 in the Under 17, the latter with Pachuca. And in Apertura 2016, he was runner-up with La Fiera in the Under 20 category.
What is Osvaldo Rodríguez's experience with the Mexican national soccer team?
The player participated in the U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates, a tournament in which Mexico was runner-up, and also attended the U-20 World Cup in 2015.
In the senior national team, Osvaldo already made his debut and did so on June 12, 2021, playing as a starter in a friendly against Honduras, called by Gerardo Martino.
He scored his first senior national team goal on October 27, 2020, scoring the equalizer in a 2-3 loss against Ecuador.