Born in Asuncion, Paraguay, Claudio Marcelo Morel Rodriguez is currently playing in Argentina for Boca Juniors, a first division club. He had also played for the national team of his country, though he started his football career in Argentina itself. Rodriguez joined San Lorenzo, a First Division club, and was instrumental in their win again Flamengo in the Copa Mercosur, as well as in winning the 2000-01 Clausura title. The 2002 season saw Rodriguez win the Copa Sudamericana.

Rodriguez’s shift to Boca Juniors, in 2004, saw his first trophy with the team when the team won the Copa Sudamericana in the same year. The next season Boca kept up its winning spree and the team bagged the Recopa Sudamericana as well as the Copa Sudamericana. The same season the team also won both the Apertura and Clausura tournaments. Rodriguez was instrumental in the 2006 Recopa Sudamericana win the next season, against Sao Paulo.

In the 2007 season, Rodriguez participated in the 2007 FIFA World Club Cup, which was held in Japan and they finished as runners up, losing to Italian giants A.C. Milan. In the same year his talent was appreciated when Rodriguez finished as runner up to Salvador Cabanas, a fellow Paraguayan footballer, for the 2007 South American Footballer of the Year Award. Furthermore, he was included in the “Ideal Eleven of South America in 2007”, and he further cemented his talent by helping Boca win the 2008 Recopa Sudamericana.

Position Defender
Height / weight 1.75 m /
Born 2 Feb 1978
Nationality Paraguay Paraguay
Team History
San Eliseo Fútbol 2017 - 2018
Club Atlético Aeronáutico Biblioteca y Mutual Sarmiento 2016
12 de Octubre Football Club 2015
Club Atletico Independiente Independiente 2012 - 2014
Club Sol de America Club Sol de America 2014
141 deportivo de la coruna Deportivo 2010 - 2012
375 boca juniors Boca Juniors 2004 - 2010
Club Atletico San Lorenzo de Almagro Club Atletico San Lorenzo de Almagro 1998 - 2004

Internationally, Rodriguez has appeared in the 2002 World Cup, and has also appeared in all the qualifying matches for the 2010 World Cup.

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