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Carolina Core FC SIGN JP Rodriguez

HIGH POINT, N.C. (March 8, 2024) - Carolina Core FC today announced that the club has signed defender JP Rodriguez to a contract for the 2024 season.


Rodriguez, 21, joins the club after spending the previous season with the Club Atletico Lanus in Argentina. The native Argentine looks to forward his development with Carolina Core FC in its inaugural season.

“JP comes from Argentina and can play as a left center back,” said Head Coach Roy Lassiter. “He’s great on the ball and sees the game very well from the defense. He also has great technical ability and precision on his long balls.”

The San Juan local joins CCFC, in its inaugural season, hoping to make an instant contribution. Rodriguez is very skilled with a high level of ability to read and anticipate the game.

“We feel he’ll be an exciting player to watch from the back line and we look forward to seeing his development with the team,” remarked Lassiter.

ABOUT Carolina Core FC  

Founded in 2022, Carolina Core FC is an independent professional men’s soccer club that will begin play in MLS NEXT Pro in 2024. The club’s local owners are dedicated to community development through its on-field and off-field activities. Carolina Core FC has diligently worked behind the scenes to build together its experienced executive staff, including High Point Native, Eddie Pope as the Chief Sporting Officer. Eddie is a former U.S. Men’s National Team, MLS legend and USSF Hall of Famer. #CCFC will play its home matches in High Point, N.C. at Truist Point, the $38 million stadium located in the revitalized downtown social district. Supporters can join the club by securing a season seat and ordering Carolina Core FC merchandise at