|Full Name||Gabriel Fernando de Jesus|
|Date of Birth||April 3, 1997|
|Birth Place||São Paulo, Brazil|
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Debut||March 7, 2015|
Gabriel Jesus is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Brazil national team and Premier League side Arsenal FC. He occasionally plays in the right and left wings as well.
Gabriel Jesus was born on April 3, 1997, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He grew up in the neighborhood of Jardim Peri, where he began playing football at a very young age. At the age of nine, Jesus joined a local football club, Anhanguera. He quickly gained recognition for his talent and was scouted by several larger clubs, including Palmeiras. Jesus eventually signed with Palmeiras' youth academy, where he continued to hone his skills.
Jesus began his professional club career at Palmeiras in Brazil, where he made his debut in March 2015. In his first season, he helped his team win the Copa do Brasil, scoring four goals in six matches. He then anchored the club to win their first Brazilian League title since 1994 scoring 12 goals in 2016. He scored 28 goals in 85 matches for them.
In January 2017, Manchester City signed Jesus for a reported fee of £27 million. He made an immediate impact, scoring three goals in his first four Premier League matches. He continued to be an important player for City, scoring 95 goals in 236 appearances during the span of six seasons. He helped them win four Premier Leagues, the FA Cup, and three EFL Cups.
On July 4, 2022, Jesus joined Arsenal on a five-year contract for a fee of £45 million. On August 13, in his second match and first at the Emirates, he scored his first and second competitive goals for the club against Leicester City and also provided two assists in a 4–2 win.
Jesus has represented Brazil at the international level since 2016. In his first international appearance, Jesus stole the show scoring a brace and acquiring a penalty for Neymar against Ecuador in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification in Quito in September 2016.
Jesus played a key role in Brazil's successful campaign to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, scoring seven goals in 10 matches. He was named in Brazil's squad for the tournament and scored two goals in five appearances as the team reached the quarter-finals. In the 2019 Copa America, Jesus scored two goals in the final against Peru as Brazil lifted the trophy. He was also named the tournament's best young player.
Jesus has continued to be a regular fixture in the Brazilian national team. He has scored 22 goals in 60 appearances for Brazil, making him one of the team's most important attacking players.
In 2016, at the age of 19, Jesus became the youngest player to score 10 goals in a single Brasileirão season.
Jesus scored seven goals in 10 appearances for Manchester City in the 2016-17 season, setting a new record for the most goals scored by a Brazilian player in their debut Premier League season.
In a match against Wolverhampton Wanderers in December 2019, Jesus scored after just 20 seconds, setting a new record for the fastest goal scored in a Premier League game that season.
Jesus scored in a 2-0 win against Venezuela in October 2016, becoming the youngest player to score in a World Cup qualifier for Brazil at the age of 19 years and 111 days.
|Palmeiras||Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 2016|
|Copa do Brasil: 2015|
|Manchester City||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|
|Brazil U23||Olympic Gold Medal: 2016|
|Brazil||Copa América: 2019|
|Individual||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|
Jesus is a devout Christian and has spoken publicly about his faith. He is known to pray before and after matches. He is involved in several charitable initiatives and has used his platform as a professional footballer to give back to his community. He has donated money to support families affected by COVID-19 in Brazil and has also supported youth football programs in his hometown.
Jesus enjoys spending time with his family and friends outside of football. He is also known to be an avid gamer and has been spotted playing video games in his free time.
As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be around $27 million.
Jesus comes from a close-knit family and has spoken about the important role they have played in his life and career. He grew up in Jardim Peri, a neighborhood in São Paulo, Brazil, with his mother, Vera Lucia, and his four older siblings.
He has described his mother as his biggest inspiration and supporter, and has spoken about the sacrifices she made to ensure that he could pursue his football career. His father, Marivaldo, is a retired truck driver who has also been supportive of his son's career.
He is currently in a relationship with Raiane Lima. They have a daughter named Helena.
In 2017, it was reported that Gabriel Jesus had purchased a £3.2 million mansion in the Manchester suburb of Bowdon. The house reportedly features six bedrooms, a gym, a cinema room, and an indoor swimming pool.
In addition to his house in Manchester, Gabriel Jesus is believed to own a house in his hometown of São Paulo, Brazil.