Player Details

Name

Jonathan Rodríguez

Height

5' 10"

Weight

172 lbs

Date of Birth

7.6.1993 (31)

Birthplace

Florida, Uruguay

Position

Forward

Footedness

Right

Player Category

Designated Player
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: On March 20, 2024 as a Designated Player on a full transfer from LIGA MX side Club América. Rodríguez will be in Green & Gold through 2026 with a club option in 2027.

2024: Scored a goal on May 18 at Minnesota United... Registered a brace on May 15 vs. San Jose... Tallied an assist against Seattle on May 12... Scored his second goal against LAFC, on the road, on April 27... Tallied his first MLS assist against SKC on April 7... Made his MLS and Timbers debut on March 23 against Philadelphia, playing 90 minutes and scoring his first goal for the club.

CAREER: Rodríguez joins the Timbers after spending eight seasons in Mexico’s top-tier league LIGA MX (2016-2024) registering a total of 108 goals and 27 assists in 277 appearances across all competitions.

2022-2024 (CLUB AMERICA): Before his arrival to Portland, the forward spent two seasons with Mexico’s reigning champion Club América (2022-2024), where he tallied 21 goals and seven assists in 65 appearances across all competitions. Last season, Rodríguez notched nine goals and three assists in 24 appearances, helping the club earn their 14th championship during the 2023 LIGA MX Apertura. Rodríguez scored the third goal in América’s championship win against Tigres UANL on Dec. 17 at Estadio Azteca.

2019-2022 (CRUZ AZUL): With Cruz Azul, Rodríguez logged 50 goals and 12 assists in 108 appearances across all competitions, helping Cruz Azul win Torneo de Guardianes of LIGA MX (2021), the Mexican Super Cup (2019) and the Leagues Cup (2019).

INTERNATIONAL: Playing for Uruguay’s Men’s National Team, Rodríguez has recorded three goals and four assists in 31 appearances. The forward has featured in eight FIFA World Cup qualifiers (2022) and three Copa América matches (2015, 2019, 2021). Rodríguez made his debut on Oct. 10 in 2014 against Saudi Arabia and scored his first international goal three days later against Oman on Oct. 13. The last time he played for the senior team, Rodríguez logged 89 minutes in Uruguay’s match against South Korea on March 28, 2023.

HONORS: Rodríguez won the LIGA MX Balón de Oro (2020-21) with golden boot and best forward honors in 2021 after scoring 12 goals that season. Rodríguez was also named to the LIGA MX Best XI in 2020 and 2021, and the All-Star roster in 2021.