Pedro Rodríguez

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Pedro Eliezer Rodríguez Ledesma, commonly known as Pedro or Pedrito, is the player to her Spanish nationality who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team, as an attacking wing player.

Pedro usually plays ball with his left foot but it is actually true-foot. He can play on both sides of the field, and even came in as a target. He was very good at finding the right position and have a strong shot of the most visible from a distance. During the 2009-10 season in the main club, FC Barcelona, Pedro became the first player in history who has scored six goals in official competitions.

Personal Information
full name : Pedro Eliezer Rodríguez Ledesma
Date of birth : July 28, 1987 (age 24)
Place of birth : Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Height : 1.69 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing positions : Forward / Winger

Club Information
Club : Barcelona
number : 17

Club Career

 Pedro was a key player for Barca's reserve team, as it achieved promotion from Tercera División, making 37 Appearances and scoring seven goals.  In Barcelona's treble-winning season in 2008-09, Pedro eventually totalled 14 matches, also Appearing in La Liga against Getafe CF (1-1 home draw), Valencia CF (4-0 home triumph), Real Valladolid (1-0 away win), CA Osasuna (0-1 home loss, with Barcelona already crowned champions), totalling 365 minutes.

On 28 September, Pedro scored his first goal in the Champions League after Iniesta Replacing at halftime in a 2-0 win against FC Dynamo Kyiv. He Continued his hot streak and scored his first league goal, against UD Almería, with a brilliant strike That sealed the 1-0 home triumph.  More and more established in Barcelona's starting lineups, Pedro went on to score another brace in the league, in a 4-2 win against RCD Mallorca. He would continue his scoring touch in the Champions League, scoring one of two against FC Internazionale Milano. On December 16, Pedro scored a goal in the semi-finals of the FIFA Club World Cup against Atlante FC, in 3-1 win.

On April 10, he scored the second goal in a 2-0 win against Real Madrid, in his first appearance in El Clásico. In the last three league matches, Pedro scored for Barcelona, with the Catalans eventually renewing the league Their Supremacy: against Tenerife again (4-1 win), at the 3-2 winner against Valladolid and Sevilla FC (4-0) . He completed the 2009-10 season with 53 Appearances in all Competitions (31 starts) and 23 goals.

Pedro began the 2010-11 season firmly established in Barcelona's starting XI. On 29 November 2010, he scored the second goal in a 5-0 home win against Real Madrid, Barça with climbing to the first position in the league. On 20 April 2011, Pedro scored against Real Madrid in the second half of the season's Spanish Cup final, but his goal was disallowed for offside, in an eventual 0-1 extra-time loss. On 3 May, against the same opponent, in the Champions League semifinals second leg, he found Iker Casillas' net in a 1-1 home draw (3-1 aggregate win), for his 21st goal of the campaign official; in the Champions League finals, he opened the score against Manchester United, in an eventual 3-1 win.

International Career 
 On 20 May 2010, Pedro was included by Vicente del Bosque in Spain's 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. On the 29th, he made ​​his debut in a 3-2 friendly win against Saudi Arabia, and earned his second cap shortly after, as a 58th minute substitute in a 1-0 win against South Korea.


On 8 June 2010, in the last friendly prior to the finals in South Africa, with Poland, Pedro scored his first international goal, and also assisted Fernando Torres, in a 6-0 victory. In the final stages, he Appeared in five matches (three as a late substitute): on July 7, in the semi-finals against Germany, he started in place of Torres, who Had been performing poorly in Earlier matches. In the 82nd minute, with Spain leading 1-0, he attempted to score a goal Himself rather than set up an Unmarked Torres, although he performed well in the match. Despite this error, he was selected to start in the final , with the national team winning 1-0 against the Netherlands; at the hour-mark, he was replaced by Jesús Navas.



     La Liga
         Winner (3): 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11
     Spanish Cup
         Winner (1): 2008–09
     Supercopa de España
         Winner (3): 2009, 2010, 2011
     UEFA Champions League
         Winner (2): 2008–09, 2010–11
     UEFA Super Cup
         Winner (2): 2009, 2011
     FIFA Club World Cup
         Winner (2): 2009, 2011

     FIFA World Cup
         Winner (1): 2010

     Prince of Asturias Awards : 2010

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