ACQUIRED: Transferred from CD Tolima on July 10, 2018
Rodríguez, 29, is in the prime of his career and makes the jump to MLS as Minnesota's second Designated Player following a successful, extensive stint in his home country with Atlético Nacional, Deportivo Independiente Medellín and Envigado Fútbol Club among others and, most recently, Deportes Tolima.
He played a vital role in Deportes Tolima’s run to the 2018 Apertura title, starting at forward and scoring six goals in 1259 minutes played.
Rodríguez joins his compatriot Darwin Quintero, who was announced as the first Designated Player in club history at the end of March 2018.
2019: Made first appearance on March 2 at VAN...Scored first goal of the year on March 16 at LA...Provided first assist on April 6 at NY...Scored second goal on April 13 vs NYC...Scored third goal on April 19 at TOR...Scored fourth goal on April 28 vs DC...Scored first goal and provided first and second assists in the Open Cup on June 12 vs SKC...Provided third assist in the Open Cup on June 18 at HOU...Scored fifth goal and provided second assist on June 29 vs CIN...Scored second, third and fourth Open Cup goals and first MNUFC hat trick on July 10 vs NM
2018: Made first MNUFC start on August 4 vs SEA...Scored first goal on September 12 at DC...Scored second and third goal on September 29 vs NYC...Provided first assist on October 6 at PHI...Scored fourth goal on October 21 vs LA