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C. Morel Player Profile

C. Morel Player Profile
C. Morel
Full Name: Claudio Morel Rodríguez
Date of Birth:Feb 2, 1978 (Age 38)
Place of Birth:Asunción
Nationality: Paraguay
Height:175 cm.
Weight:74 Kg.
Squad Number:3
Claudio Morel Rodriguez - Boca Juniors
Likely to start at left-back this summer, Claudio Morel Rodriguez will hope he can overcome his recent injury worries and add some real steel to the defence. Fit as a fiddle and tough as nails, this versatile full-back is impressive has the lung power to get up and down the line and gives the side some real width.  

Despite being born in Paraguayan capital Asuncion, Rodriguez was raised in Argentina where he has spent his entire career to date despite interest from Europe. The 32-year-old, who began his career with San Lorenzo before moving to Boca Juniors in 2004, is a habitual champion; his glittering collection of winners’ medals includes four league championships, three Copa Sudamericana titles, a Copa Libertadores, and three Recopa Sudamericana gongs. 

Did You Know?

Rodriguez comes from a footballing pedigree. His father Eugenio Morel was a member of the Paraguay team that won the 1979 Copa America.