Gabriel Jesus Biography

Gabriel Jesus

Quick Facts Of Gabriel Jesus

Celebrated Name Gabriel Jesus
Age 22 Years
Nick Name Gabriel Jesus
Birth Name Gabriel Fernando de Jesus
Birth Date 1997-04-03
Gender Male
Profession Footballer

Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, professionally known as Gabriel Jesus is a professional football player. He plays as a forward for the Premier League club Manchester City and the Brazil national team. He is a versatile forward and is capable of playing in several attacking positions. He started his youth career from Anhanguera before making professional debut from Palmeiras in 2015. He represented Brazil youth team before making senior international debut in 2016. 

What is Gabriel Jesus Famous For?

  • Aspiring forward representing Brazil and Manchester City.

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Where was Gabriel Jesus Born?

Gabriel Jesus was born on 3 April 1997. His birth name is Gabriel Fernando de Jesus. His birth place is in Sao Paulo in Brazil. He holds Brazilian nationality. His mother is Vera Lucia Diniz de Jesus. His father name is not available at present. He grew up in the neighborhood of Jardim Peri. He started his football career from local amateur clubs. He joined the youth system of Anhanguera in 2010. 

Club Career

Palmeiras

In 2013, he joined the youth system of Palmeiras. He was the club's top goalscorer during the year, where he scored 54 goals in 48 matches in the year. 

He signed a contract extension with Palmeiras in January 2014. 

In 2014, he went on to score 37 goals in 22 games under 17 championship.

He made his senior club debut in March 2015 against CA Bragantino. He came on in as a substitute. 

He made his first career start in April 2015 against Sampaio Correa Futebol Clube. 

He made his Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A debut against Atletico Mineiro in May 2015. 

He scored his first professional goal against Agremiacao Sportiva Arapiraquense in the next round of the cup on 15 July 2015. 

He scored his first league goals against Joinville Esporte Clube in August 2015. 

He finished the 2015 season with 4 league goals in 20 games. 

He led the club to win 2015 Copa do Brasil. 

He was sent off for the first time in his career for fighting with Damian Musto in April 2016. 

He finished the 2016 season with 12 league goals in 27 games. 

The club won 2016 Campeonato Brasileiro Serie A as well. It was the club's first national championship since 1994.

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Manchester City 

Jesus signed with English club Manchester City in January 2017 for a reported fee of 33 million Euros, plus add-ons. 

He made his Premier League debut coming on in as a substitute against Tottenham Hotspur in the same month. 

He made his Premier Leauge start in February 2017. He assisted Kevin DeBruyne and scored a goal as well making him the first Manchester City player to have a goal and an assist in their first Premier League start. 

He broke a metatarsal in his right foot in his fourth game. He returned to football in April 2017. 

He finished the 2016-17 season with 7 goals and 4 assists in 11 games. 

He finished the 2017-18 season with 15 goals in 29 league goals. 

He signed a contract extension with the club in August 2018. 

He scored 4 goals for the first time in his career against Burton Albion in a 9-0 victory in January 2019.

He scored one goal in the Round of 16 fixture against Schalke 04 in March 2019. Manchester City defeated Schalke 10-2 on aggregate equalling the record for the largest winning margin in the knockout phase of the competition. 

He finished the 2018-19 season with 23 goals in all competitions.

He was one of the key players in the club that won consecutive Premier League titles (2017-18 and 2018-19), FA Cup (2018-19), EFL Cup (2017-18), and 2018 FA Community Shield. 

He switched his jersey number from 33 to number 9 in June 2019. 

Gabriel Jesus Net Worth

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International Career

Gabriel Jesus represented Brazil U20 team at the 2015 U20 World Cup, where Brazil finished as runners-up.

He was chosen in Dunga's provisional 40-man squad for the Copa America Centenario in 2016. But he missed out through the lack of a U.S. visa. 

Jesus led Brazil national team to win Gold at the 2016 Olympics. 

He made his senior team debut for Brazil against Ecuador in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification in September 2016. 

He was the highest scorer in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, scoring 7 goals in 10 matches. 

He finished his 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign in Russia without scoring a goal. 

He was named in Brazil's team for the 2019 Copa America. 

Jesus scored the first goal for Brazil against Argentina in the semifinal. Firminho scored the second goal for Brazil, that secured a 2-0 victory against Argentina and a place in the final. 

As of June 2019, he as already scored 17 senior goals for Brazil national team. 

Club Honors

Palmeiras

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 2016

Copa do Brasil: 2015

Manchester City

Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19

FA Cup: 2018–19

EFL Cup: 2017–18

2018-19

FA Community Shield: 2018

International

Olympic Gold Medal: 2016

Individual Honors

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Newcomer: 2015

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Player: 2016

Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Team of the Year: 2016

Bola de Ouro: 2016

Bola de Prata: 2016

Who is Gabriel Jesus Dating?

Gabriel Jesus is unmarried. He is reportedly dating Brazilian singer Ludmilla. However, neither of them have confirmed their relationship. It might just be a false rumor. 

He has over 12.7 million followers on his Instagram. 

What are Gabriel Jesus Body Measurements?

Gabriel Jesus stands at a height of 1.75 m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has a body weight of 73 kg. He has an athletic body build. He has brown eyes and his hair color is black. He has several tattoos on his body. 

What is Gabriel Jesus Net Worth?

Gabriel Jesus earns playing professional football. His income comes from salary, bonuses, contracts, and endorsements. His annual salary is reported at 9 million Euro. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated at 15 million Euro. 

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