HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Dec. 31, 2018, on loan from Estudiantes de La Plata with an option to buy.
An attacking player who can fill in anywhere across the front four of a 4-2-3-1, Rodriguez will offer versatility, skill and, despite his young age, plenty of experience to the D.C. attack.
INTERNATIONAL: Featured for the Argentina Under-20 national team at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea, starting two of Argentina’s three group stage matches against tournament champions England and South Korea. Also played in four of seven matches for the Argentina U-20s at the 2017 South American Championship in Ecuador.
OUTSIDE MLS: A product of Estudiantes' youth academy, Rodriguez scored eight goals and recorded five assists in 90 total appearances across five seasons with the club, including 12 games played in the Copa Libertadores and three in the Copa Sudamericana. Rodriguez started 14 of the team’s 15 Primera Division matches in the 2018-19 season prior to moving to D.C.