Juan Pablo Rodríguez Guerrero is a Mexican defensive midfielder. Juan was born on 7 August 1979 in Zapopan, Mexico.
In 1997 Rodríguez started his football career with Mexican side Atlas. Juan Pablo is part of the club’s golden generation together with Rafael Márquez, Pável Pardo and Jared Borgetti. At the age of 21 Rodríguez was appointed as club captain and gained his first cap for the Mexico national team.
In 2003 the midfielder moved to Estudianes Tecos where he immediately became a regular squad member. In 2005 Rodríguez helped his team reach the final of the Clausura. During three seasons he participated in 107 games for Estudiantes Tecos overall and scored 12 goals. In the summer 2006 Rodríguez signed for Guadalajara. Juan Pablo won the Apertura 2006 which was the first title in his career. When the season was about to end, Rodríguez left the club because he was heavily criticised by the mass media. Since 2007 Juan has been featuring for Santos Laguna.
From 2000 to 2006 Juan Pablo Rodríguez was called up 43 times to the Mexico national squad. He’s the runner-up of the 2001 Copa América and the winner of the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
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