Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, a Brazilian professional footballer, plays as a forward for Manchester City in the Premier League and for the Brazil national team. He was born on April 3, 1997.
Jesus began his professional career at Palmeiras. In 2015, he was named the best rookie in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, and he also helped his team win the Copa do Brasil.
Palmeiras won their first national league title in 22 years the following year, and he was voted player of the year.
He joined Manchester City for €32 million in January 2017 and since then has won the Premier League in 2018, 2019, and 2021, as well as the EFL Cup in 2018, 2020, and 2021, and the FA Cup in 2019.
After earning 21 caps and scoring seven goals at youth level, including reaching the final of the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup and winning an Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Jesus made his senior debut for Brazil in September 2016, and was a member of the squad that competed in the 2018 FIFA World Cup, as well as the Copa América in 2019 and 2021.
In January 2015, the future Selecao star was promoted to the senior team, and in March 2015, he came on as a 73rd-minute substitute against CA Bragantino. Soon after, he made his way through the Brazilian U-20 team at the 2015 U-20 World Cup, scoring one goal in six games. For a fantastic 2015 season, he was named “Best Newcomer.”
With the addition of Jesus, Brazil’s long-standing striker shortage was alleviated. In the 2018 FIFA World Cup CONMEBOL qualification, his 7 goals in 10 matches and 5 assists propelled Brazil to the finals in Russia.
Jesus had a fantastic game in November 2016, providing an assist to Neymar despite not scoring against arch-rival Argentina in the qualification round.
After helping Palmeiras win the 2015 Copa do Brasil, he led the team to their first Brazilian League title since 1994, scoring 12 goals in the process. In 85 games for them, he scored 28 goals.
In the 2017 January transfer window, the Brazilian joined Manchester City of the English Premier League for a fee of £21 million.
Gabriel Jesus’ net worth is estimated to be 15 million euros, according to several estimates (£13 million). He earns around £90,000 per week and has amassed a fortune of this magnitude during his playing career. Gabriel’s wage is handled by his mother, despite the fact that he has made a fair living as a football player.