Jesús Alejandro Gómez (Mexican footballer)

Jesús Alejandro Gómez Molina (Spanish pronunciation: [xeˈsuz ˈɣomeθ], born 31 January 2002) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a center-back for Liga MX club Atlas.

Alejandro Gómez
Personal information
Full name Jesús Alejandro Gómez Molina[1]
Date of birth (2002-01-31) 31 January 2002 (age 19)[1]
Place of birth Hermosillo, Mexico
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Center-back
Club information
Current team
Atlas
Number 23
Youth career
Atlas
2020–2021 Boavista
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Atlas 4 (0)
2020–2021Boavista (loan) 7 (0)
National team
2017 Mexico U15 1 (0)
2018–2019 Mexico U17 16 (4)
Honours
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 April 2021

Club careerEdit

AtlasEdit

Gómez made his professional debut on 22 January 2019 with Atlas in the Copa MX group stage match against Leones Negros UdeG, losing 2–1.[2] On 29 March, he made his Liga MX debut against Santos Laguna in a 1–0 victory.[3]

BoavistaEdit

In August 2020, he joined Portguese club Boavista in a year-long loan.[4] He made his Primeira Liga debut with the club on 19 September against C.D. Nacional, playing as a starter and finishing in a 3–3 draw.[5]

International careerEdit

Mexico U-17Edit

He was part of the roster that participated at the 2019 CONCACAF U-17 Championship,[6] where Mexico won the competition. He was included in the Best XI of the tournament.[7]

He also participated at the 2019 U-17 World Cup,[8] where Mexico finished runner-up. He was included in the France Football team of the tournament.[9]

Mexico national teamEdit

In September 2020, less than a year following his participation at the U-17 World Cup, he was called up to the senior national team by Gerardo Martino to participate in October friendlies against the Netherlands and Algeria.[10]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 16 April 2021.[11]
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Atlas 2018–19 Liga MX 2 0 2[a] 1 4 1
2019–20 2 0 4[a] 0 6 0
Total 4 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 10 1
Boavista (loan) 2020–21 Primeira Liga 7 0 7 0
Career total 11 0 6 1 0 0 0 0 17 1
Notes
  1. ^ a b Appearance(s) in Copa MX

HonoursEdit

Mexico U17

Individual

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b J. Gómez - Soccerway profile
  2. ^ "Historias de Cantera: Alejandro Gómez".
  3. ^ "Jesús Alejandro Gómez debuta con Atlas en Liga MX".
  4. ^ Figueroa, Juan Manuel (25 August 2020). "¡Mexicano a Europa! Jesús Alejandro Gómez del Atlas se va al Boavista de Portugal". mediotiempo.com. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
  5. ^ "El mexicano Jesús Alejandro Gómez jugó los 90 minutos en su debut en Portugal".
  6. ^ "Efraín Álvarez encabeza lista del Tri para el Premundial Sub-17".
  7. ^ "TSG anuncia el XI Ideal Sub-17 de Concacaf 2019".
  8. ^ Medel, Édgar Malagón (7 October 2019). "Revelan lista del Tri para Mundial Sub-17; la encabeza la 'joya' que Zlatan alaba" (in Spanish). Mediotiempo. Retrieved 3 June 2020.
  9. ^ "Notre équipe type de la Coupe du monde U17" [Our ideal U17 World Cup team]. France Football (in French). 18 November 2019.
  10. ^ "Selección Mexicana: Así la convocatoria vs Holanda y Argelia". AS. 30 September 2020.
  11. ^ Jesús Alejandro Gómez at Soccerway

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