Gabriel Jesus

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Full Name Gabriel Jesus
Age 23 Years Old
Nick Name Gabriel Jesus
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date April 3rd, 1997
Birth Place Sao Paolo

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Gabriel Jesus is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester City and the Brazil national team. Former Brazilian striker Ronaldo has praised Jesus and touted him for future success with the Brazilian national team.

Manchester City star Gabriel Jesus attracting interest from Juventus

Juventus have ramped up their interest in Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus with Pep Guardiola leaving a decision over the forward’s future in the Brazilian’s hands. The 22-year-old signed for City in 2017 and the club has long considered the striker to be a readymade replacement for Sergio Aguero, who turns 32 in July. However, the Argentine’s sensational form at the Etihad has shown little sign of letting up and that’s limited Jesus to just 13 starts in the Premier League this term.

Famous For

  • For the nickname "Little Neymar". 
  • Being the talented and versatile forward who is capable of playing in several attacking positions.

Gabriel Jesus Being Injured

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Early Life of Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus was born on 3rd April 1997 in Sao Paulo, Brazil as Gabriel Fernando de Jesus. He is of Brazilian nationality and of South American Ethnicity. His father's name is Dinzi De Jesus and his mother's name is  Vera Lucia Diniz de Jesus. He began playing football in the streets while growing up like other children. His mother raised him alongside his 3 other siblings in a family although they were poor and they still managed to be very united in a family. Vera Lucia Diniz de Jesus, his mother sometimes did 3 jobs at a time to support her children. This was due to the abandonment by his father to the family when the kids were still very small, with Gabriel as the youngest. There are no records available at the current time regarding his educational background. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Early Career of Gabriel Jesus

  • Gabriel Jesus started his early football career after joining amateur clubs in his home town, his last one being Associação Atlética Anhanguera.
  • On 1 July 2013, He signed a youth contract with Palmeiras. He was also the club's top goalscorer during the year, scoring 54 goals in 48 matches.
  • He played for two years in the Junior team of  Palmeiras FC from 2013 to 2015.

Professional Career of Gabriel Jesus

  • Gabriel started his professional career by joining the senior team of Palmeiras in 2015. He made his senior debut on 7 March 2015 in the season's Campeonato Paulista. He played for 2 years till 2017 making 47 appearances and scoring 16 goals. On 3 August 2016, it was announced that Jesus would sign for Premier League club Manchester City in January 2017 on a contract until the summer of 2021. Manchester City paid a reported fee of £27 million/€33 million, plus add-ons. The transfer was fully completed on 19 January 2017.
  • Jesus made his first Premier League appearance on 21 January 2017. Jesus ended the 2016–17 season with 7 goals and 4 assists in 11 games.
  • He scored his first Premier League goal of the 2017–18 season on 26 August, an equalizer in a 2–1 away win over AFC Bournemouth.
  • On 13 March 2019, Jesus scored once after coming on for Sergio Agüero in the 7–0 (10–2 aggregate) UEFA Champions League Round of 16 wins over Schalke 04 and in doing 
  • so helped the club equal the record for the largest winning margin in the knockout phase of the competition.
  • On 22 June 2019, Jesus switched his jersey number from the number '33' shirt to the number '9' shirt.
  • Jesus made his debut for the senior team on 1 September 2016, in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification game against Ecuador in Quito. He started the match and scored twice,
  •  as Brazil won 3–0. Jesus was Brazil's highest scorer in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifiers, with 7 goals in 10 matches. In May 2018, he was named in Tite’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Jesus started all five games for Brazil at the tournament without scoring a goal.
  • In May 2019, Jesus was included in Brazil's 23-man squad for the 2019 Copa América on home soil. In the final against Peru on 7 July, at the Maracanã Stadium, he assisted the opening goal scored by Everton Soares, and later scored the match-winning goal late in the first half; however, he was sent off in the second half after collecting a second yellow card during the final following a collision with Carlos Zambrano. Brazil won the match 3–1 to win the title. In August 2019, Jesus was handed a 2-month international ban from CONMEBOL, due to his behavior after being red-carded in the 2019 Copa América Final.

Gabriel Jesus Being Tackled

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Awards of Gabriel Jesus

  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Newcomer: 2015
  • Campeonato Brasileiro Série A Best Player: 2016
  • Bola de Ouro: 2016
  • Bola de Prata: 2016

Ranking of Gabriel Jesus

In the football world Ranking his current ranking is 31 by points and 109 by goals. His ranking is 15 in English Premier League's best player of 2020.

Personal Life of Gabriel Jesus

At the time of writing, Gabriel Jesus is an unmarried person but has dated a number of girlfriends. He had his first girlfriend at his teenager when he was playing at Palmeiras FC whose identity is not revealed yet. Then he started dating Brazilian pop singer Ludmilla Oliveira da Silva, known by her stage name as Ludmilla. Rumors of their romance have been swirling since July 2018. But they get split in the summer of 2019. Since then he has been dating model Fernanda Queiroz from September 2019 and she flew to the UK from her home in Brazil. They have been pictured getting cozy in a range of Instagram snaps. Fernanda Queiroz has been living with the striker at his mansion in Cheshire since October. But Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is not having happy days recently as his girlfriend deletes all the photos of him on her Instagram. Now they have to get split and currently, Gabriel Jesus is single.

Net worth of Gabriel Jesus

As of 2020, the net worth of Gabriel Jesus is 15 Million Euro and has a market value of 75 Million Euro. On August 3rd, 2018 the striker signed a contract with Manchester City that nets him a whopping salary of €9,000,000.00 per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €24,590.16 (£22,018.89) per day and €1,024.59 (£917.45) per hour. He drives Mercedes Benz GLE which is worth expensive. He lives in a luxury apartment building in Manchester, the UK with Several other Manchester City star players which feature a gym, a swimming pool, and a jacuzzi. He is one of the richest millionaires of the Football world.

Body Measurements of Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus stands at the tall height of 1.75 m with an athletic body build. His balanced weight consists of 73 Kg. His other body measurements will be updated soon once we get details about it. Overall, he has got a healthy body with a charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him.