Rodrigo Defendi


  • matches played 108
  • goals 7
  • assists 2
  • Last appearance (days ago) 70

Just 9% of CD das Aves's football players are left footers and so is Rodrigo Defendi. Measuring 188cm, CD das Aves's average player height surpasses Rodrigo Defendi by 8cm. The Portuguese defender Rodrigo Defendi joined his current team, CD das Aves (Portugal), in July 2017. He is currently second in group Gr. A of League Cup (Portugal) and eleventh in Primeira Liga (Portugal) with his team CD das Aves. He played twelve matches this season. Having been born in 1986, on June 17, Rodrigo Defendi's age of 32 makes him junior to the average player of CD das Aves.

His longest stay in a team counts one year and 11 months in US Avellino 1912 (Italy). Already 22 times a card was given to him in his tenure. Rodrigo Defendi is enjoying a great Primeira Liga 18/19 (Portugal) season so far, netting twice (5.9% of his team's sum) and initializing no goals. This leads to roughly 0.17 scores per match in the resent season. One could say he translated to a slighlty diminished form compared to last year yielding a per-match-quota of 0.27 goals and 0.09 assists.

In terms of top seasons, the Taca de Portugal 17/18 (Portugal) was his best one yet, breaking one personal record in terms of goals. He reached the 107 appearances milestone as a professionl, the last one being just a few days ago. Five months was the stubbiest period that Rodrigo Defendi was contracted to a team (Udinese Calcio from Italy) He completes CD das Aves's defensive department, alongside players like Jorge Fellipe, Vitor Costa, Diego Galo, Mato Milos, Rodrigo Soares and Carlos Ponck.

He weighs 79kg which is 6kg more than his team's average heftiness. Rodrigo Defendi's jersey displays the number 5. So far this season, he won 33% in League Cup and lost 40% of CD das Aves's matches in Primeira Liga. They also managed to win 2 fixtures in a row in Primeira Liga. He played for US Avellino 1912, Botafogo RJ, Vitoria BA, NK Maribor, Vitoria Guimaraes, Shijiazhuang Ever Bright, Udinese Calcio, Tottenham Hotspur and AS Roma before ending up in CD das Aves.

(Last edited May 9, 2019)

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