Spanish La Liga NewsRodrygo reached 150 games for Real Madrid
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The 50th minute of the game was passing, when Luka Modric (37 years old) received the ball from the feet of Militao (26) on the right wing of the Madrid attack. Immediately afterwards he searched and entered diagonally towards Ter Stegen’s area (30). The Croatian left behind two alert players, Gavi (18) and Sergi Roberto (31), and gave the ball to Benzema (35), who beat Barcelona’s German goalkeeper. But if the play is reviewed, while Modric advances towards the Barca goal, Rodrygo Goes (22)crosses, dragging the Barca defense, leaving a perfect space, with a fall from Koundé (24) included to favor the French striker’s shot. Rodrygo did not score, but with actions of this type he was one of the key pieces of the white triumph at the Camp Nou. A victory for Rodrygo himself was more than just a game:the Brazilian celebrated his 150th match with the Real Madrid shirt (in all competitions) . His distribution is as follows: 98 League games, 35 in the Champions League, nine in the Cup, five in the Spanish Super Cup, two in the Club World Cup and one in the European Super Cup. Rodrygo made his debut against Osasuna, curiously his next rival in the Copa del Rey final (the only title he has yet to win with the white shirt) in the 2019-20 campaign: he came onto the pitch replacing Vinicius (22) to , seconds later, beating the rival goal defended by Rubén Martínez after an action in which he received the ball, controlled it long, got rid of Castellanos and defined with a low shot. And since then he has been alternating titles with substitutions: he has been a starter 82 times and 68 times he came off the bench. 

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The regret is that he has only completed 21 games of those 150… However, its balance is quite positive. With his victory in the past Clásico cupbearer, Rodrygo has 99 wins (66%), 27 draws (18%) and 24 losses (16%). He has scored 29 goals and has given 31 assists : that is, he has participated in 60 goals, according to data from Transfermarkt . Although his great virtue is his amazing ability to go unnoticed in the rival area, as he did in the Clásico, and, above all, his great performance with the white shirt so far: his two goals in the last edition of the Champions League in the match semi-final against Manchester City. He scored two goals breaking into the area that allowed the whites to force an extra time against the citizen.