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Alex Rodriguez (Spanish footballer)

Alex Rodriguez
Personal information
Full name Alejandro Rodriguez Gorrin
Date of birth (1993-08-01) 1 August 1993 (age 24)
Place of birth Tenerife, Spain
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Youth career
2009–2014 Sunderland
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Wellington Phoenix 72 (1)
2014 Wellington Phoenix Reserves 1 (0)
2017 Boavista 0 (0)
2018 Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe 12 (0)
2018– Motherwell 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 June 2018

Alejandro Rodriguez Gorrin (born 1 August 1993), known as Alex Rodriguez, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Motherwell.

Rodriguez was born in Tenerife and played youth football with Sunderland before starting his professional career with Wellington Phoenix.


Early lifeEdit

Rodriguez was born in Tenerife.[1]

Playing careerEdit

Rodriguez was a member of Premier League club Sunderland's youth system for several years, including as captain of the youth team.[1] After being released by Sunderland in 2014, Rodriguez signed with New Zealand-based A-League club Wellington Phoenix.[1] In July 2014, Rodriguez scored his first Phoenix goal in a pre-season friendly win over Premier League side West Ham after earlier setting up the opening goal.[2] Alex made his competitive debut for Wellington in the side's loss to Perth Glory in the opening round of the 2014–15 A-League.[3]

On 6 June 2017, Rodriguez signed with Portuguese club Boavista.[4]

After a spell with Romanian club Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe, Rodriguez signed for Scottish Premiership club Motherwell in June 2018.[5]

Career statisticsEdit


As of match played 7 March 2015[6]
Club Season League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Wellington Phoenix 2014–15 A-League 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0
Career total 18 0 0 0 0 0 18 0

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Phoenix Signs Spanish Midfielder Alex". The World Game. 17 April 2014. Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Plumb, Simon (23 July 2014). "Wellington Phoenix stun EPL side West Ham". Retrieved 23 October 2014. 
  3. ^ Richardson, Daniel (12 October 2014). "Football: Merrick sums up loss succinctly". Otago Daily Times. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "Alex Rodriguez Confirmado No Boavista" [Alex Rodriguez confirmed on Boavista]. Record (in Portuguese). 6 June 2017. 
  5. ^ "Motherwell: Spanish midfielder Gorrín arrives on one-year deal". BBC Sport. 20 June 2018. Retrieved 20 June 2018. 
  6. ^ "Alex Gorrin". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 October 2014. 

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