Player Details


Braudilio Rodrigues

Date of Birth

11.15.1999 (24)


unknown, Guinea-Bissau


Career Summary


2023 (Tacoma Defiance): Rodrigues was the only player for Defiance to appear in all 30 matches for the club in 2023 (28 starts). Set a single-season club record with 15 regular-season goals. He then scored two more in the MLS NEXT Pro playoffs with a brace in a Western Conference Quarterfinals victory over Houston Dynamo 2. Additionally, Rodrigues became only the third player in club history to record a hat trick on August 9 against Sporting Kansas City II.


Rodrigues grew up in Portugal before playing for Franklin Pierce, where he scored 31 goals and tallied 25 assists in 45 career matches over two seasons. He tallied 20 goals (tied for second in Division II) and 22 assists (first in Division II) in 2022, en route to a 25-0-1 season and the National Championship. Following his efforts last season, Rodrigues was awarded the Ron Lenz National Player of the Year award, given to the top men’s soccer player in Division II as well as the United Soccer Coaches National Player of the Year. Rodrigues also was named to the Division II Conference Commissioners Association All-America First Team, All-East Region First Team and All-Eat Region Player of the Year. Following his two years at Franklin Pierce, Rodrigues ranks ninth in assists (25) and 10th in goals (31).