Marcos Rojo is an Argentine footballer who plays for Manchester United and the Argentina national football team. Rojo made a name for himself at the 2014 World Cup where he was key player in Argentina's campaign helping the side to the final. Rojo signed for Manchester United after the 2014 World Cup for 16 million pounds.
Marcos Rojo was born on the 20th of Match 1990 in La Plata, Argentina an he began his club career at Argentine side Estudiantes LP joining the club when he was ten years old. His professional debut came in 2008. In December 2010 Rojo signed for Russian club Spartak Moscow staying just one season at the club before moving to Sporting CP in 2012.
In the summer of 2014 after the 2014 World Cup in Brazil Rojo signed for Manchester United for 16 million pounds. Rojo opted to take the number five jersey previously worn by Rio Ferdinand.
Rojo made his senior debut for Argentina in 2011 in a friendly against Portugal. Rojo was part of the Argentina squad which played in the 2011 Copa America as well as the 2014 World Cup squad. Rojo was a key player for Argentina during the 2014 World Cup helping the side to get to the final. Rojo even scored against Nigeria in 3-2 win.