Player Details

Name

Brian Rodriguez

Height

5' 8"

Weight

150 lbs

Date of Birth

5.20.2000 (20)

Birthplace

Tranqueras, Uruguay

Position

Forward

Roster Category

Senior

Player Category

International, Young Designated Player

Player Status

Loaned Out
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

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Career Summary

ACQUIRED  

Signed on August 7, 2019 as a Young Designated Player.

 

CAREER MILESTONES

MLS Supporters’ Shield Winner: 2019

Torneo Clausura Champion: 2018

Supercopa Uruguaya Winner: 2018

 

PROFESSIONAL 

2019 (Los Angeles Football Club):

·      Started five of seven appearances, logging a total of 385 minutes.

·      Made LAFC and MLS debut on Aug. 25 against the LA Galaxy, a 3-3 tie.

·      Started both MLS Cup Playoff Matches adding an assist against the LA Galaxy in the 5-3 Western Conference Semifinal victory on Oct 24 

2018-19 (Club Atlético Peñarol, Uruguayan Primera División):

·      Made 20 appearaces across all competitions, adding two goals and nine assists in 1,556 minutes played.

·      Registered two assists against Boston River in the 4-0 victory on March 30.

2017-18 (Club Atlético Peñarol, Uruguayan Primera División):

·      Made six appearances across all competitions, adding one goal in 222 minutes played.

·      Made his professional debut on March 28, 2018.

·      Started one of four appearances in the Torneo Intermedario, notching one goal in 124 minutes.  

INTERNATIONAL

·      Has made six appearances for the Senior National Team, registering three goals.

·      Made his Senior National Team debut as a 19 year-old on Sep. 7th 2019 in an International Friendly against Costa Rica.

·      Overall, notched three goals in nine international appearances for the Uruguay U-20 team.

·      Notched two goals and one assist in four matches played in the 2019 U-20 World Cup.

·      Made his international debut for the U-17 side during an international friendly against France on October 9, 2018.

 

PERSONAL

·      His nickname is “El Rayito” – Lightning. Earned the nickname at Penarol when he would sprint past defenders onto long balls.

·      One of his favorite players is Brazilian legend Neymar.

·      His mother signed him up for soccer at an early age because he was extremely energetic.

·      When he played for Penarol, he worked with Diego Rossi’s mother who is a sports psychologist.

·      Follow Brian on Instagram: @brianrodriguez10 and on Twitter: @Brodriguez16. 

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