Rodrigo Eli

Rodrigo Eli

Rodrigo Eli
Rodrigo Ely 2016 ICC
Personal information
Nacimiento Lajeado, Brazil
3 November 1993 (27 years)
Nationality (s) Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Italy.svg
Height 1,88 m (6 ′ 2 ″)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sports race
Sport Soccer
Professional club
Sports debut 2012
(AC Milan)
Club Deportivo Alavés
Liga First division of Spain
Position Defense
Dorsal (s) 12
Selection U23 Brazil



Rodrigo Eli (Lajeado, Brazil, November 3, 1993) is a Brazilian professional soccer player with an Italian passport. He currently plays for Deportivo Alavés in the Spanish First Division.

Sports career


He left his native Brazil very young, to try his luck in Italian football, when he was acquired by AC Milan, he was loaned 3 seasons in a row, to different Serie B clubs, until he returned again in the 2015/16 season to the Lombard team, now under the orders of Siniša Mihajlović.

Reggina and Varese

In the 2012/13 and 2013/14 seasons, Reggina and Varese are on loan to the Serie B teams. There he doesn't see much participation, but he gains experience for a future return to AC Milan.


He plays his best season on a personal level, leading his team to be one of the best defenders in all of Serie B that season, he returns to AC Milan for the 2015/16 season after his loan.

AC Milan

Rodrigo returns to the club where he began his professional career to join the preseason work with a view to the 2015/16 season.Under Sinisa Mihajlovic, he gains confidence by playing against rivals such as Bayern Munich and Tottenham. It is in this season where he manages to make his debut in the Italian First Division, in the first game of the season against Fiorentina at the Artemio Franchi stadium; Rodrigo has the most unfortunate of the beginnings when he is sent off for accumulating cards and generating the foul that would be became the first goal of the Rossoneri's 2-0 defeat, and have not played for Serie A since.

Deportivo Alavés

The team from Vitoria made official on August 1, 2017 the arrival of Ely, from Milan for a figure close to 3 million euros. Signature for four seasons. Ely arrived in the winter market at Deportivo Alavés on loan. The player was making a place for himself and ended the season as one of the team's references in defense. Ely added 10 games in La Liga, with one goal, and 1 game in the Copa del Rey, where he was a finalist..


  • Updated May 31, 2017
Club Country Year Matches goals
AC Milan Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2012 0 0
Reggina (Assignment) Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2012-2013 30 1
Varese (Loan) Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2013-2014 41 0
Avellino Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2014-2015 35 0
AC Milan Flag of Italy.svg Italy 2015-2017 4 0
Deportivo Alavés Flag of Spain.svg Spain 2017 - Present 11 1


National championships

Degree: Club Country Year
Italian Super Cup AC Milan ItalyFlag of Italy.svg Italy 2016