Rodolfo Pizarro is a Mexican offensive midfielder representing Inter Miami in Major League Soccer and the Mexican national team.

Rodolfo Pizarro has played for Mexico’s national teams at the U-21, U-23, and senior levels. He competed for Mexico in the 2016 Summer Olympics and the CONCACAF Gold Cups in 2017 and 2019.

Guadalajara’s a Mexican professional soccer player who has played both central and right midfield for the club. As a member of Mexico’s national squad, Rodolfo Pizarro made his first international appearance in January 2014. He began playing for Monterrey in 2018.

In a match against Senegal, he scored his first goal for Mexico’s national team.

Quick Info 
Full NameRodolfo Gilbert Pizarro Thomas
Date of birthFeb 15, 1994
Place of birthTampico, Mexico
NationalityMexican
Height5' 10"
Weight143 lbs
Age27 Years Old
ProfessionFootballer
PositionMidfielder
Preferred sideLeft/Centre/Right
FootednessRight
Net worth1.5 billion
Hair colorBlack
ClubInter Miami

Early life

Rodolfo Pizarro was born on February 15, 1994, in Tampico, Mexico. He worked through the Pachuca youth team’s divisions. Rodolfo and Laura are his parents, and he has a sibling named Uriel. His full name is Rodolfo Gilbert Pizarro Thomas.

Rodolfo Pizarro
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Club career

Pizarro began his youth football career with Orinegros Ciudad Madero; then, in 2011, he joined the Pachuca Youth System. Pizarro made his senior squad debut on September 14, 2012, as a 71st-minute substitute in a 3–2 win over Morelia. Rodolfo Pizarro was a right-back at the time of his debut. He scored his debut goal in a 5–2 loss against Dorados de Sinaloa in a Copa MX group stage match on February 19, 2013.

Rodolfo Pizarro was instrumental in Pachuca’s Clausura 2016 championship success, alongside other youth system colleagues Hirving Lozano and Érick Gutiérrez.

Pachuca confirmed in December 2016 that Pizarro had been sold to Guadalajara for an estimated $15 million in a transaction that also saw Victor Guzmán permanently join Pachuca. Guadalajara defeated Morelia in the Clausura Copa MX final in April. Pizarro would prove crucial during the Clausura tournament the following month, scoring in the first leg of the final against Tigres UANL to help Guadalajara win the trophy, ending an eleven-year drought of league titles.

Guadalajara sporting director Francisco Gabriel de Anda formally announced Pizarro’s transfer to fellow league club Monterrey for an estimated $16 million on June 4, 2018.

Rodolfo Pizarro
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Following a protracted dispute between the clubs over the activation of his release clause, Pizarro left Monterrey for Inter Miami on February 14, 2020. Pizarro scored the first goal for Miami in a 2–1 preseason friendly loss to Philadelphia Union the next day, despite not being formally announced as a signing for the club. Pizarro’s move to Miami was finalized on February 17, and Rodolfo Pizarro was named the club’s second Designated Player.

 

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International career

Ral Gutiérrez selected Pizarro to compete in the 2014 Toulon Tournament. Coach Ral Gutiérrez selected Rodolfo Pizarro to compete in the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship on September 18, 2015. The tournament’s Best XI included Pizarro. Rodolfo Pizarro was named to Mexico’s 18-man Olympic team for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 7, 2016. He scored Mexico’s second goal in their first group round encounter against Germany.

Rodolfo Pizarro was named to Mexico’s preliminary team for the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and then to the final squad. He appeared to be injured in the first half of the last against the United States, but he managed to play in the second half and contribute to Mexico’s build-up play for the winning goal.

 

Style of play

Rodolfo Pizarro is a versatile footballer who has played in a variety of positions. He began his career as a right-back with Pachuca. Then, Rodolfo Pizarro progressed to a highly versatile and multifunctional midfielder, playing as a defensive midfielder, central midfielder, winger, and attacking midfielder before settling a winger and attacking midfielder. “A superb ball operator, Pizarro can choose a pass, unlock the tightest of defenders, and possesses the guile to operate as a number 10,” according to ESPN.

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Rodolfo Pizarro can keep the ball in the tightest of conditions, and his excellent technique allows him to run with it comfortably. As a result, several sites have referred to him as a game-changer in critical situations.

 

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Relationship status

Rodolfo Pizarro is presently single and not dating as of 2021. Rodolfo is a 27-year-old man. Rodolfo Pizarro had at least one previous relationship, according to CelebsCouples. However, he has never been married before.

 

Net worth

Rodolfo Pizarro has earned lots of wealth from playing for different clubs. Football has brought opulence in his life. His net worth is expected to be around 1.5 billion. He has also earned from ads and sponsors besides from playing.

 

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