Born in 12 July 1991, James David Rodríguez Rubio, normally referred to just as James, is a Colombian football player who plays as an assaulting midfielder or winger for Spanish club Real Madrid, and the Colombia national group. He has been commended for his procedure, vision and playmaking aptitudes, and frequently alluded as the successor to his countryman Carlos Valderrama.
Beginning his profession at Envigado and afterward moving to Argentina side Banfield, James turned out to be outstanding in Europe during his time at Porto, winning a few trophies and individual honors during his three years at the club. In 2014, James moved from AS Monaco to Real Madrid for an exchange charge of £63 million, which beat the one set by Radamel Falcao and made him the most costly Colombian football player and one of the most costly players at the time. In his introduction season, he was named in the La Liga Team of the Season and won La Liga Best Midfielder. In 2017, he marked for German club Bayern Munich on a two-year credit bargain.
James began his worldwide profession with the Colombia under-20 group, with which he won the 2011 Toulon Tournament. He at that point captained the U-20 group during the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Because of his presentation in the competition, he was routinely called into the senior squad by the age of 20. He played in the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cup, winning the Golden Boot as the goalscorer in the previous competition and being remembered for the Cup’s All Star Team. He additionally spoke to his country at the 2015 Copa América, the Copa América Centenario in 2016, and the 2019 Copa América, winning a third-place decoration in 2016.