Rodrigo Moreno

Rodrigo Moreno Net Worth, Income, Career & All Wiki

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What is Rodrigo Moreno recent Net worth?
$21.15 million

Who is Rodrigo Moreno?

For the Spanish national team and Premier League side Leeds United, Rodrigo Moreno Machado, also known as Rodrigo, plays as a striker or winger. He was born on March 6, 1991.

He began his playing career at Real Madrid, although only for the club’s reserve squads. He joined Benfica in 2010 and won four titles there, including the domestic treble in 2013–14. He later played with Valencia for six years, scoring 59 goals in 220 games and taking home the Copa del Rey in 2019. He joined Leeds United in 2020.

Born in Brazil, Rodrigo played for Spain’s youth team and helped the under-21 squad win the 2013 European Championship. He was given his first senior team cap the following year and represented them in the 2018 World Cup.

On March 6, 1991, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a sports-loving family welcomed this Spanish football star into the world. Adalberto Machado is his father, while Andreia Moreno Machado is his mother. He is pure of Brazilian ancestry.

Adalberto Machado, his father, was a professional footballer for Brazil at the under-20 and under-23 levels. Adalberto participated in club football with Flamengo, a Brazilian professional football team. His mother’s name is Andreia Moreno Machado. Regarding his mother’s professional background, nothing is known.

Mariana Moreno, his younger sister, is born. Alongside Mariana Moreno, his younger sister, he grew up. When Rodrigo’s father established a football academy in Vigo alongside the great Brazilian footballer Mazinho, his family relocated from Brazil to Spain. When he was 11 years old, this football player signed with Flamengo to start his young career.

He is married to Mari Martinez and has got 1 beautiful child.

The 31-years-old Spanish is 70inches tall and weighs about 74kg. He is active on social media and has got 412Thousands followers on his Instagram.

The Career of Rodrigo Moreno

Rodrigo, who was born in Rio de Janeiro, immigrated to Spain when he was just a teenager. He settled in Galicia and began participating in organized football with RC Celta de Vigo. He relocated to Real Madrid in 2009 at the age of 18 to finish his development.

Soon after his arrival, Rodrigo began participating as a senior on the C team. He was soon promoted to Real Madrid Castilla in Segunda División B, where he made his debut on November 29, 2009, in a 4-3 victory away against UD Lanzarote (29 minutes played).

Rodrigo agreed to a reported €6 million five-year contract with S.L. Benfica on July 31, 2010. During the following two seasons, Real Madrid had the option to repurchase the player for €12 million; however, after Fábio Coentrao joined the Spanish team, both sides decided to remove the buyback clause.

The following month, Rodrigo signed a season-long loan with Premier League team Bolton Wanderers. On September 21, he started his first League Cup game at Burnley and lost 0-1 on the road.

On October 23, 2010, during a 1-1 away draw with Wigan Athletic, Rodrigo made his league debut for Bolton by replacing Lee Chung-Yong midway through the second half. He scored his only goal of the season on January 5, 2011, against the same opponent, and the game ended in a tie.

Rodrigo was back at Benfica for 2011–12, and in his first season there, he participated in 38 competitive games and scored 16 goals, including the opening goal in his team’s 2-1 victory over Gil Vicente FC in the season’s Taça da Liga final. He scored five goals with Scar Cardozo on January 2, 2013, as they defeated C.D. Aves 6-0 at home in the fifth round of the Taça de Portugal.

In the league cup final, Benfica defeated Rio Ave F.C. 2-0, and Rodrigo scored the opening goal. He was later named Player of the Match as the Lisbon team won the trophy for the sixth time in seven years.

Rodrigo returned to Spain on July 23, 2014, having signed a one-season loan agreement with Valencia CF. Despite the fact that Lim controlled his economic rights, a loan was arranged to send him and André Gomes to Valencia as a result of Lim’s purchase of the latter team.

On August 23, 2014, Rodrigo made his Che debut, starting and playing the entire 90 minutes in a 1-1 away tie against Sevilla.

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In a 3-0 away victory over Getafe CF on September 22, he scored his first La Liga goal. He was later sent off, and on May 30, he was ejected for striking Rayo Vallecano’s Too, earning him a three-game suspension from the Royal Spanish Football Federation.

On January 29, 2019, in the Copa del Rey quarterfinals, the hosts overcame Getafe 3-1, winning the match 3-2 overall. Rodrigo earned a hat-trick, including two goals in stoppage time. In the pivotal game, a 2-1 loss to FC Barcelona at Estadio Benito Villamarin, he also scored.

In the inaugural Champions League group stage matchup on September 17, 2019, Rodrigo scored the game’s lone goal, giving Valencia its first victory against Chelsea in the organization’s history. He repeated the feat on December 10 in a 1-0 away victory over AFC Ajax to go to the knockout round.

He has scored 123 goals in his club career and 8 goals for the National Team. His jersey number for the club is 19 and for Spain is 9.

Rodrigo will join Leeds United on a four-year contract on August 29, 2020, for a club-record fee of £27 million (€30 million).  In their season opener against defending champions Liverpool on September 12, he made his Premier League debut for the team by substituting in the 4-3 loss at Anfield. He made his debut four days later in an EFL Cup 1-1 draw with League One team Hull City (penalty shootout loss).

On October 3, 2020, Rodrigo scored his first goal in a 1-1 home league tie with Manchester City. Following several games lost at the start of 2021 due to a groin injury, Marcelo Bielsa used him rarely until the end of the season.

He scored his first brace for the team on May 15 in a 4-0 away win against Burnley. He scored seven goals in his debut year, four of which came in the final four games.

Beginning with the under-19 team, which he helped to finish second in the 2010 UEFA European Championship by scoring two goals, including one in the championship match against France, Rodrigo competed for Spain internationally. Later, he participated in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup, scoring three goals to propel his country to the quarterfinals.

On September 1, 2011, Rodrigo made his debut for the Spanish under-21 team, scoring three goals in a 7-2 thumping of Georgia in the European Championship qualifying match.

In a friendly match against Norway on March 21, 2013, he scored his 13th goal in the category to lead his team to a 5-2 victory in Toledo, breaking the previous record of 1992 holder Scar Garcia.

At the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Rodrigo was a member of the Spanish team,[49] playing in two games before the team was eliminated in the group stage.

He was one of the 23 players Vicente del Bosque chose for the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying matches against Slovakia and Luxembourg on October 3, 2014, making his debut in the latter match by coming in for Diego Costa in the 82nd minute and assisting Juan Bernat on his fourth and final goal.

Nearly three years after earning his first cap, Rodrigo earned his second on October 6, 2017, in Alicante, as Spain defeated Albania 3-0 at home in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Rodrigo started the game and netted the opening goal.

He was later added to the team for the Russian finals, making his competitive debut on June 20 when he took Costa’s place for the dying seconds of the 1-0 group-stage victory over Iran.

What is the net worth of Rodrigo Moreno?

Rodrigo’s expected total net worth is about 20 million euros i.e $21153800.00. His salary is 7.2 million euros per year i.e $7615368.00.

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Awards, Titles, and Achievements

He has won many awards, titles, and achievements through his club, country, and individual.


  • Primeira Liga: 2013-2014
  • Taca de Portugal: 2013-2014
  • Taca de Liga: 2011-2012, 2013-2014
  • UEFA Europa League Runner-up: 2012-2013, 2013-2014


  • Copa del Rey: 2018-2019

International Spain

Spain U-19

  • UEFA European Championship Runner-up: 2010

Spain U-21

  • UEFA European Championship: 2013


  • UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2013-2014
  • La Liga player of the month: 2018
Below is the chart showing the comparison of Rodrigo Moreno's goals with other players. The selected players for comparison include Philippe Coutinho, Raul de Tomas, Pablo Sarabia.