Karla Yadira Reynoso
| Juan Pablo Rodriguez Guerrero|
(1979-08-07) August 7, 1979 (age 36)
Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Monarcas Morelia (#8 / Midfielder)
David Rodriguez, Soraya Rodriguez
Juan Pablo Rodriguez Guerrero (born August 7, 1979 in Zapopan, Jalisco) is a Mexican footballer who currently plays for Monarcas Morelia on loan from Liga MX team, Club Atlas.
Juan Pablo Rodriguez Wikipedia
Nicknamed "El Chato" or "Comandante", he is one of the many skilled soccer players to have come out of Club Atlas. He was part of the Atlas' famous 98' generation alongside Rafael Marquez and others who brightened the future for Mexico national squad. His dead ball especialty skills and great vision of the field won him the right to represent his country.
Rodriguez became captain of Club Atlas at the age of 21. His mature performances in central midfield during the 1999 Copa Libertadores provoked much interest on the part of the League's big teams. After playing and growing as a player in Atlas for six years, Rodriguez joined Tecos UAG.
In Tecos UAG, Rodriguez's high point came in 2005, when he and Daniel Luduena led the team to the final, only to lose against Club America.
In 2006, he joined Chivas de Guadalajara for the Apertura 2006 in the Mexican league, and then to Santos Laguna at Clausura 2007.
At Chivas de Guadalajara, his performance was criticized by the media, who thought Rodriguez could only perform well without pressure, which led to transfer rumors, realized when he joined Santos, with bad reviews following him during the first part of the season, with his new team struggling to remain in Primera Division. However, in 2007 Clausura he displayed good enough football to earn a starting place.
At the start of the Apertura 2007, in the second game, Rodriguez scored a magnificent goal against Club Toluca, eventually beating them 3-2. He also scored in the match against Puebla F.C..
An international since 2003, Rodriguez has 36 caps for Mexico, with 2 goals. He was part of 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup where Mexico won. He was also present in the 2005 FIFA Confederations Cup, with the national side finishing fourth, losing on |extra time]] against Germany. In December 2014 he returned to his first team, Club Atlas.Mexican Primera Division (1) - Apertura 2006
Mexican Primera Division: Clausura 2008, Clausura 2012
Copa MX: Apertura 2014
Best Midfielder of the tournament: Invierno 1999
Best Defensive Midfielder of the tournament: Apertura 2011
Best Defensive Midfielder of the tournament: Clausura 2012