Things you need to know about Gabriel Jesus

Things you need to know about Gabriel Jesus

Gabriel Jesus

-Gabriel Jesus is 20 years old.

-He learnt how to play football on the streets of Brazil.

Gabriel Fernando de Jesus, popularly known as Gabriel Jesus is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a forward for the Brazil national team and Premier League club, Manchester City.

His age
He was born on the 3rd of April, which makes him 20-years-old.

His origin
He grew up in the northern region of Sao Paolo, Brazil and he learnt how to play ball on the streets of Brazil.

It was during this time that an amateur Brazilian club, Anhanguera noticed him and he began playing for them. Later, he joined Palmeiras and helped carry them to win their first title in 22 years.

When he came into the public eye
He came into the public eye in 2013 when he was able to score an amazing 54 goals in 48 matches for Palmeiras and in the following season, he was able to score 37 goals in 22 matches which attracted a lot of offers from both international and domestic clubs.

Awards                                                                                   Because of his astonishing feat in Palmeiras, he was voted the best newcomer of 2015 in Brazilian football.

Apart from this, he was also able to lift the Copa do Brazil trophy for Palmeiras

He brought Palmeiras back to life
Before Jesus got to the club, they had not lifted the title since 1994.

Now, they are regarded as one of the biggest and most successful team in the history of Brazil’s national championships.

He is versatile
Although he plays as a forward, he is also comfortable playing anywhere across the frontline.

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In line with this, his pace, dynamic style, and great finishing makes him a great choice for any team which is attacking line up.