Rodrygo is The First Player to Score Multiple Goals in a Copa del Rey Final After Lionel Messi

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Brazil international, Rodrygo, shone bright as Real Madrid saw off Osasuna to win 2023 Copa del Rey trophy.

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Rodrygo nets brace in Copa del Rey final to match Lionel Messi’s record

Rodrygo’s brace sealed victory for Los Blancos. The fast-rising youngster scored in each half as Real Madrid lifted their first trophy this season.

Just two minutes into the game, Vincius Jr beat Pena on the flanks to cross in for the deadly winger to tap in the game opener.

Osasuna’s Lucas Torro restored parity in the 58th minute but Rodrygo scored again in the 70th minute to restore the lead for Real Madrid.

Real Madrid ran out 2-1 winners after the final whistle with Rodrygo becoming the first player to score multiple goals in Copa del Rey final after Lionel Messi.

The Los Blancos crossed the 100th trophy mark as they won their 101st trophy and first Spanish Cup since 2014.

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Real Madrid lifts 2023 Copa del Rey trophy

It was another impressive milestone for Rodrygo as he took his goal-scoring heroics to the Estadio de la Cartuja in Seville as Real Madrid clinch the Copa del Rey trophy.

Rodrygo registered his prints in the footage of giants in Spanish football like Leo Messi when he matched his record, hitting a double in Copa del Rey final.

Before now, Lionel Messi was the first and only player to score more than one goal in Copa del Rey final.

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Rodrygo equaled Lionel Messi’s record for multiple goals in Copa del Rey final

The record has now been matched by Rodrygo who has now carved his name into the pantheons of giants who left their marks on the annals of Spanish football.

Rodrygo

Rodrygo, 22, is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Real Madrid and Brazil national team. Regarded as one of the most talented and fast-rising youngsters, playing as a right-winger, he is known for his deadly pace, dribbling skills and great finishing.

Since joining Real Madrid from Santos in 2019, the Brazil youngster has been a revelation at Santiago Bernabeu and has been tipped by pundits as the most promising footballer in the game with great prospects.

Rodrygo stats

Rodrygo stats, both for club and country is astonishing. He made his first senior club appearance for Santos in 2017. He made 41 appearances for the club, scoring 9 goals.

He joined Real Madrid in 2019. Before turning a regular in Los Blancos first team, he played for Real Madrid Castilla, making 3 appearances and scoring two goals.

Since he joined the club’s first team, he has made 104 appearances, scoring 13 goals in LaLiga and other domestic competitions for the club.

He made his Brazil national team debut in 2019 and has won 13 caps so far, scoring one goal.

Rodrygo Goes

Rodrygo Goes is a shortened form of Rodrygo’s full name. His full name is Rodrygo Silva de Goes. The media prefer referring to him as Rodrygo Goes but fans have further shortened it to Rodrygo.

Rodrygo Age

Rodrygo is 22 years old. He was born on 9 January, 2001 in Brazil. He will be celebrating his 23rd birthday on January, 2024.

How many goals did Rodrygo have in Real Madrid?

Rodrygo has nudged in 13 goals for Real Madrid in Laliga and other domestic competitions in his 104 appearances for the club since joining from Santos in 2019.

How many goals did Rodrygo score in UCL this season?

Rodrygo has five Champions League goals for Real Madrid this season in 10 appearances. His goal per game in Champions League is 0.5.

What happened to Real Madrid player Rodrygo?

Rodrygo suffered a muscle injury in Champions League round 16 first leg clash against Liverpool at Anfield and was ruled out of the squad for 10 days following a medical examination and report on the injury. He has since returned to full fitness.

Is Rodrygo right-footed?

Rodrygo is a right-footed striker usually playing from the right wing. He is flexible and function as a wide playmaker circulating passes, inside forward or a false nine.

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