Football Top.com - International football rating http://www.footballtop.com/players/james-rodriguez/rss Footballtop en Real Madrid have secured the signing of James Rodriguez http://www.footballtop.com/news/real-madrid-have-secured-signing-james-rodriguez <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img src="/sites/default/files/imce/38399/2014/314520_heroa.jpg" width="620" height="430" alt="314520_heroa.jpg" align="center" /></p> <p><strong><em>Real Madrid have agreed the details of a transfer for Colombian star <a href="http://www.footballtop.com/players/james-rodriguez">James Rodriguez</a> from Monaco. According to various reports, the Spanish giants will pay a fee in the region of €70 to €80 million.</em></strong></p> <p>The midfielder has completed a medical at Santiago Bernabeu and has agrred a 7 million/year salary. The transfer leaves the door open for Angel Di Maria, who is linked with <span class="caps">PSG</span> and Manchester United.</p> <p><font size="1" color="gray"><em>Photo: goal.com</em></font></p> </div></div></div> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:24:22 +0000 Leon Smolski 289986 at http://www.footballtop.com http://www.footballtop.com/news/real-madrid-have-secured-signing-james-rodriguez#comments World Cup. Group C. Greece snatch a late win against Cote D'Ivoire http://www.footballtop.com/news/world-cup-group-c-greece-snatch-late-win-against-cote-divoire <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>Late drama saw <a href="http://www.footballtop.com/countries/greece">Greece</a> snatch an injury time victory against Cote <span class="caps">D’I</span>voire and secure the round of 16.</strong></p> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/imce/20033/sokratispapastathopoulosgiorgossamarasgm3sww48smil.jpg" width="594" height="395" alt="sokratispapastathopoulosgiorgossamarasgm3sww48smil.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Greece</strong> had a rocky start with Kone and Karnezis substituted in the space of 24 minutes from the starting whistle. Andreas Samaris, who came on as a sub, opened the scoring just before the break. Wilfried Bony equalized on 74 minutes as The Ivory Coast were set for taking the runner-up position in the group behind Colombia. However, an injury time penalty for a foul on Samaras, converted by the Celtic man, saw Greece win the crucial clash and scrape to the round of 16. Fernando Santos’ squad are now facing surprise pack Costa Rica.</p> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/imce/20033/colombia.jpg" width="650" height="440" alt="colombia.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Colombia</strong> demolished Japan 4-1 to complete a perfect record on group stage. Juan Cuadrado, Jackson Martinez twice and James Rodriguez scored for the American side. Shinji Okazaki pulled one back for Japan. Jose Pekerman’s men will take on Uruguay, who will likely be without their star man Luis Suarez as he is set for a lenghty ban for biting an opponent.</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 07:08:32 +0000 Leon Smolski 277548 at http://www.footballtop.com http://www.footballtop.com/news/world-cup-group-c-greece-snatch-late-win-against-cote-divoire#comments Monaco on the verge of signing Porto Moutinho and Rodriguez http://www.footballtop.com/news/monaco-verge-signing-porto-moutinho-and-rodriguez <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img src="http://www.footballtop.ru/sites/default/files/photos/news/rodriguez-moutinho-24-5-13.jpg" width="615" alt="Monaco on the verge of signing Porto Moutinho and Rodriguez" /></p> <p><strong><em>Porto winger James Rodriguez confirmed he is on course of leaving Estádio do Dragão, with French moneybags Monaco cited as his point of destination.</em></strong></p> <p>Fellow midfielder <a href="http://www.footballtop.com/players/joao-moutinho">Joao Moutinho</a>, who has been linked with a move to Tottenham in January, is close to join Ranieri’s side as well.</p> <p>Monaco, owned by Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev, have recently won Ligue 1 promotion and are expected to win Champions League qualification. With this ambitious aim in view they are prepared to table around €70million for Porto pair in order to add dynamics and creativity to their midfield. The French media claim the deal is all but completed as both players were spotted at the club’s training complex on Thursday’s.</p> <p><a href="http://www.footballtop.com/players/james-rodriguez">Rodriguez</a> admitted he is ready to part ways with Porto, saying: “Honestly, I think I’ll go. I am not sure of the timing, but I think I’ll leave. A player always want to look ahead and play for a bigger club. Porto is a great club, but there are even more important (clubs) and I want to continue and to achieve things. If I stay I’ll be happy, but if I go my heart will be with Porto.”</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 24 May 2013 11:04:25 +0000 Basil Naumov 174257 at http://www.footballtop.com http://www.footballtop.com/news/monaco-verge-signing-porto-moutinho-and-rodriguez#comments Man Utd to bid for Porto Rodriguez http://www.footballtop.com/news/man-utd-bid-porto-rodriguez <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img src="http://www.footballtop.ru/sites/default/files/photos/news/james-rodriguez-21-3-13.jpg" width="615" alt="Man Utd to bid for Porto Rodriguez " /></p> <p><strong><em>Manchester United are seriously considering the possibility of signing Porto winger James Rodriguez.</em></strong></p> <p>Despite Rodriguez’s minimum release clause rocketing from £24 million to £36 million, the Red Devils are determined to try and battle for the signature of the highly-rated 21-year-old Colombian, who has scored 7 and set up 8 goals in 16 Primeira Liga appearances.</p> <p>Man Utd are unlikely to overpay for the player, but may be willing to use either Nani or Anderson as a makeweight in the deal for Rodriguez. Anderson has recently admitted he is on the verge of leaving Manchester United and Estadio do Dragao could be his most likely destination. He said: “Porto are the one club I would consider moving back to Portugal for. My past is there. It is where I put down my roots in Portuguese football.”</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 07:25:48 +0000 Basil Naumov 110129 at http://www.footballtop.com http://www.footballtop.com/news/man-utd-bid-porto-rodriguez#comments