Gonzalo Javier Rodriguez is an Argentine football currently featuring for the Spanish side Villarreal. He plays as a defender and has been with Villarreal since 2004.
Gonzalo began his professional career with Argentine first division club San Lorenzo in 2002 and made 90 appearances for them. Villarreal signed him in 2004 and the talented Argentine was instantly drafted into the first team at El Madrigal.
However, Gonzalo has been rocked by injuries on several occasions in his progress at Villarreal but still remains one of the best centre-backs in La Liga.