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Rodolfo Rodríguez

Personal information
Full nameRodolfo Sergio Rodríguez Rodríguez
Height1.91 m
Playing positionGoalkeeper

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Rodolfo Sergio Rodríguez Rodríguez (born January 20, 1956 in Montevideo) is a retired Uruguayan football goalkeeper. He is the second most capped player in the history of the Uruguayan national team with 78 appearances between 1976 and 1986

His youth player career began at Cerro in 1971, but he moved to Nacional in 1976.

At Nacional, Rodríguez started his professional career in 1976. He played with the team until 1984, having won the Uruguayan Championship in 1977, 1980 and 1983, the Copa Libertadores in 1980 and the Copa Intercontinental also in 1980.

In 1984, he joined Santos in Brazil. At Santos he won the São Paulo State Championship in 1984. He stayed with the club until 1987.

Rodríguez then moved to Sporting Clube de Portugal but only stayed there for one season (1988 1989). He returned to Brazil in 1990 to play at Portuguesa. Two years later he left Portuguesa to join Bahia with which he won two Bahia State Championships in 1993 and 1994.

As goalkeeper for the Uruguay national team, Rodolfo Rodríguez won the 50th anniversary tournament of the first World Cup, the 1980 Mundialito. and the Copa América in 1983,. He also took part with the national squads that played the 1979, and the 1986 FIFA World Cup.

He retired in 1994 as the most capped Uruguayan player ever, having played 79 officially recognised games for his national side.

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