James Rodriguez was Colombia’s hero in the World Cup 2014. Since then, the Colombian forward wrote his name among the best forwads of this generation. But what how is his childhood untold story? Here are the top 6 things you didn’t know about James Rodriguez.

6. His father also played for Colombia national team

James Rodriguez’s father, Mr. Wilson James Rodriguez Bedolla, was also a quality footballer who even presented Colombian national team. Mr. Wilson was a part of the 1985 U-20 Colombian side. he was as talented as his son, but his career was cut short by injuries and alcoholism. He carried those lessons over and taught his sone what to avoid.

5. He married Davide Ospina’s sister

James Rodriguez and Danila Ospina while he was at Benfield. Ospina was an aspiring volleyball player when they first met. They first communicated on through the phone and internet. Little did he know he was talking to his teammate’s sister – national team goalkeeper David Ospina.

Rodriguez and Daniela got married and welcomed a daughter called Salome Rodriguez Ospina. Six years after their marriage, they split out.

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