On cloud wine! James Rodriguez accepts bottle of rose from an Everton fan as new signing laps up adulation after winning start to life in the Premier League
The playmaker was cheered as he drove through the streets following the 5-2 win at Goodison Park and accepted a bottle of rose wine from one delighted supporter.
He grinned as the man cheekily approached his car from the pavement and passed the present through his window while others roared their approval.
New Everton signing James Rodriguez smiles as a fan approaches his car to hand him a present
The playmaker placed the bottle of rose wine on his back seat after winding up the car window
Rodriguez placed the bottle on the back seat after closing the window following the show of adulation from a group who had clearly been basking in the glow of victory.
The 29-year-old has made an instant impact since signing from Liga champions Real Madrid on September 8.
He played the full 90 minutes as Everton secured an impressive 1-0 victory at Tottenham on the opening day of the Premier League season and dazzled during the comfortable follow-up win over the newly promoted Baggies.
After West Brom took a shock early lead, Rodriguez reversed the scoreline on the stroke of half-time, adding to Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s equaliser with a clinical finish.
The Colombia midfielder was tickled pink as he put his new side ahead at home to West Brom
Rodriguez has enjoyed a masterful start to his Premier League career, winning two out of two
He was involved in an altercation with Kieran Gibbs that saw the visitors reduced to ten men with seconds remaining in the half as the defender was sent off for pushing Rodriguez.
The midfielder then ensured that Calvert-Lewin sealed his first career hat-trick by setting up his third goal to make it 5-2.
Despite the stands at their beloved home stadium remaining empty for the thrilling win, Rodriguez’s admirers left him in little doubt about their feelings after his eventful home debut for the club.
They will hoping for more intoxicating displays from the Colombia midfielder after raising a glass to the sight of their side at the top of the early Premier League table.
Rodriguez has been reunited with former Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti at Goodison Park