Braian Rodríguez

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Braian Rodríguez
Personal information
Full nameBraian Damián Rodríguez Carballo
Date of birth (1986-08-14) 14 August 1986 (age 32)
Place of birth Salto, Uruguay
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Senior career*
2005–2006 Cerro 20 (3)
2007 Rentistas 6 (0)
2007–2009 Tacuarembó 31 (4)
2009 Peñarol 11 (2)
2010 Tigre 12 (2)
2010 Universidad San Martín 5 (1)
2011 Unión La Calera 35 (10)
2012–2013 Huachipato 52 (22)
2013–2016 Betis 12 (1)
2014–2015Numancia (loan) 21 (4)
2015–2016Grêmio (loan) 14 (1)
2016–2017 Everton 11 (4)
2017–2018 Pachuca 12 (0)
2018Barnechea (loan) 12 (6)
2019– Juventude 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 10 July 2018

Braian Damián Rodríguez Carballo [lower-alpha 1] (born 14 August 1986), known as Braian Rodríguez, is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Brazilian club Juventude in Brazil.

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Born in Salto, Rodríguez made his senior debuts with local Cerro in Primera División, but later moved to Rentistas. In the 2007 summer he joined neighbouring Tacuarembó, and a year later he signed with local club Peñarol. [1]

Salto, Uruguay Department capital city in Salto, Uruguay

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C.A. Cerro association football club

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In January 2010 Rodríguez moved abroad for the first time of his career, joining Argentine Primera División side Tigre; [2] six months later he moved to Peru, signing with Universidad San Martín. [3] However, after being sparingly used in the campaign, he moved teams and countries again, joining Unión La Calera.

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In January 2012 Rodríguez joined Huachipato, and netted 17 goals in 37 appearances in his first season for the club, being also crowned champions of Clausura tournament.


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On 25 July 2013 Rodríguez joined La Liga side Real Betis, penning a four-year deal. [4]

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On 3 March 2015, Rodríguez was loaned to Brazilian club Grêmio, signing a contract until June 2016. [5]

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Career statistics

As of 7 April 2015. [6]
ClubSeasonLeagueNational CupContinentalOtherTotal
Peñarol 2009–10 Primera División 112000000112
Tigre 2009–10 Primera División 122000000122
Universidad San Martín 2010 Primera División 5100000051
Unión La Calera 2011 Primera División 35102100003711
Huachipato 2012 Primera División 37175500004222
2013 1550065002110
Real Betis 2013–14 La Liga 121003100152
2014–15 Liga Adelante 0000000000
CD Numancia (loan) 2014–15 Liga Adelante 214110000225
Grêmio (loan) 2015 Série A 0010005161
Career total1484297965117156



Universidad San Martín


  1. This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Rodríguez and the second or maternal family name is Carballo.

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  1. Braian Rodríguez pasó a Peñarol (Braian Rodríguez gone to Peñarol) Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine ; Ovación, 3 February 2009 (in Spanish)
  2. Braian Rodríguez ya es de Tigre (Braian Rodríguez is already a Tigre player) Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine ; Ovación, 9 January 2010 (in Spanish)
  3. Braian Rodríguez, el jale de la San Martín (Braian Rodríguez, San Martín's lift) Archived February 25, 2014, at the Wayback Machine ; Perú 21, 15 July 2010 (in Spanish)
  4. Braian Rodríguez y Dídac, nuevos jugadores del Betis (Braian Rodríguez and Dídac, new Betis players); Marca, 25 July 2013 (in Spanish)
  5. "Braian Rodríguez será apresentado na manhã desta terça-feira na Arena". Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense.
  6. "Braian Rodríguez statistics". Soccerway.