Gabriel Jesus was born on the 3rd of April 1997, and he is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester City and the Brazil national team. He currently signs a contract with Arsenal on the 27th of June 2022. Gabriel Fernando de Jesus.
The young star signed a youth contract with Palmeiras on the 1st of July 2013. Jesus was also the club’s top goalscorer during the year, scoring 54 goals in 48 matches.[citation needed
After a lengthy negotiation in January 2014, Gabriel Jesus signed a three-year contract for Palmeiras with an additional two, with his salary to increase from R$15,000 to four times as much in the fifth year; the fee to buy him out of his contract increased tenfold to R$30 million. However, the deal changed the balance of his economic rights from 75 to 25% in favour of Palmeiras, to 70–30% in favour of his agents
Jesus scored his first Paulista goal, opening a 2–2 home draw with Esporte Clube São Bento in the second game of the season on the 4th of February 2016. After a total of twelve days, he scored his first goal in continental football, a 2–2 draw away to Uruguay’s River Plate in the opening game of the group stage of the year’s Copa Libertadores, after coming on at the interval in place of fellow youngster Erik Lima. Gabriel scored twice in a 3–3 draw on away to Rosario Central on 6 April, but was sent off for the first time in his career for fighting with Damián Musto; he later apologised for his misconduct.
On the 14th of May, which was the opening game of the national season at home to Clube Atlético Paranaense, Jesus scored twice in the second half of a 4–0 win. The young talent scored 12 goals as the team won their first national championship since 1994, and was named Bola de Ouro for player of the season.
However, it was announced on the 3rd of August 2016, 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. And the transfer was fully completed on 19 January 2017, As per Fabrizio
It is recorded that on the 7th of August 2020, Gabriel Jesus assisted and scored both goals respectively in a 2–1 win in the second leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League against Real Madrid, played at the Etihad Stadium behind closed doors following the Coronavirus outbreak. As a matter of fact, both goals were scored after Jesus’ pressing forced two errors from Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, sealing Manchester City’s spot in the quarter finals. The Brazilian international was the only player to score in two separate games against Real Madrid in the 2019–2020 football season, having also scored in the first leg in Madrid. And as per statistics, this meant he reached 14 goals in only 22 Champions League games, a record bettered by only three non-European players.
And again, on the 23rd of April 2022, he scored four goals in a 5–1 home win over Watford, sealing his first Premier League hat-trick.
According to Brazilian outlet report, Gabriel Jesus was part of the Brazil under-20 team that finished as runners-up at the 2015 U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The young star scored their first goal of the tournament in a 4–2 win over Nigeria in New Plymouth, and converted as they advanced past Uruguay and Portugal on penalties.
The 25-year old in 2016, was chosen in Dunga’s provisional 40-man squad for the Copa América Centenario in the United States, and was considered as a replacement for the injured Douglas Costa in the final selection but missed out through the lack of a U.S. visa. Still in 2016, he was one of five forwards named in the squad for the team’s hosting of the Olympic tournament. Gabriel Jesus scored once against Danish keeper Jeppe Højbjerg in their final group game against Denmark, an eventual 4–0 win, and in the semi-final against Honduras he added two more in a 6–0 victory. Gabriel won the Olympics with his team against Germany in a penalty shoot-out, scoring one of the penalties.
The Brazil born however made his debut for the senior team on 1 September 2016, in a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification game against Ecuador in Quito. As a matter of fact, Gabriel Jesus 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. Jesus was named in Tite’s final 23-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in May 2018. Jesus started all five games for Brazil at the tournament without scoring a goal.
And in the month of June 2021, Gabriel Fernando de Jesus was included in Brazil’s squad for the 2021 Copa América on home soil.
Gabriel Jesus’ Salary
In 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!
Per year €9,000,000.00 £7,826,087
Per month €750,000 £652,174
Per week €173,077 £150,502
Per day €24,658 £21,441
Per hour €1,027 £893
Per minute €17 £15
Gabriel Jesus’ net worth
As per the Forbes update, it is claimed that as of 2022, he has a net worth of $27 million, based on estimates from Forbes and other sources. This Brazilian footballer is one of the wealthiest and most famous young players in the national squad.
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 2016
Copa do Brasil: 2015
Premier League: 2017–18, 2018–19, 2020–21, 2021–22
FA Cup: 2018–19
EFL Cup: 2017–18, 2019–20, 2020–21
FA Community Shield: 2018, 2019
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2020–21
Olympic Gold Medal: 2016
Copa América: 2019
Superclásico de las Américas: 2018
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