Rodrigo's goal was celebrated by Valencianism effusively. His goal at Cruyff Arena gave Valencia qualification for the 16th round after 7 years without going that far. This objective also translates into 12.2 million euros (2.7 for the win, 9.5 for the pass for the next round). Rodrigo, a soccer player who drew attention in the summer by Lim's transfer agreement to Atlético,He scored in Amsterdam his 56th goal with Valencia's shirt. Another most important. Another for your collection.
Valencia's return to the continental elite is not understood without the figure of Rodrigo. It is not the only reference, but one of its main pillars. The personality of this Valencia has much of the pair Rodrigo-Parejo. Of them, the feeling of belonging to children like Gayà, Soler, Jaume or Ferran and the character of soccer players like Paulista, Garay or Coquelin. But Rodrigo's charisma has an advantage.
Rodrigo (225 games, 40 assists) is the author of several of the most important goals in the recent history of ché. Yours were the three with whom Valencia tracked their World Cup qualifier against Getafe, a celebration that meant a point and a part in the centenary year, a return in which the impassable faith of the costumes began to be forged. Rodrigo also scored the winning goal against Betis in the return of the semifinal and scored one of those with which Valencia was proclaimed champion.
His departure in August would have been a blow to digest in the locker room, which were taken as Lim's statement of intent to Rodrigo's possible sale at the last minute of the market and more to what they consider a direct rival like Atletico. Rodrigo even said goodbye to his teammates and after receiving the call from Cholo Simeone, she was already seen in Wanda. Atletico finally failed to make a box with Correa and Rodrigo scored another goal for his collection with Valencia on Tuesday.
Rodrigo, also author of the goal that secured a place in the European Championship for Spain, was instrumental in this Champions League. His goals were victories in the period: Stamford Bridge and Cruyff Arena. He also contributed two assists to the 4-1 draw against Lille and the draw against Chelsea at Mestalla. Rodrigo, who has Cholo Simeone in mind – although Atletico does not have Fair Play to attempt such an operation – showed Lim that his presence on the team has sporting and economic value.