Jesús Molina

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Jesús Molina
Jesús Molina.jpg
Molina playing for América in 2012
Personal information
Full name Jesús Antonio Molina Granados[1]
Date of birth (1988-03-29) March 29, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Hermosillo, Mexico
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[2]
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Santos Laguna
Number 5
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 UANL 97 (10)
2011–2014 América 126 (6)
2015 - Santos Laguna
National team
2010– Mexico 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2013

Jesús Antonio Molina Granados (born 29 March 1988) is a Mexican footballer currently playing as a midfielder for Liga MX club Santos Laguna and the Mexico national team.

Club career[edit]

UANL[edit]

Jesús Molina debuted with Tigres UANL on 24 August 2007 in a 1–2 defeat against Veracruz. During the Apertura 2007 tournament he made eight appearances under then-manager Américo Gallego. The following Clausura 2008 tournament, Molina only made one appearance against Pachuca in a 1–6 defeat on 14 February.

Molina scored his first goal for UANL on 10 May 2009 in a 1–1 draw against Monarcas Morelia. During the Clausura 2010 tournament, Molina scored six goals in thirteen appearances.

For the Clausura 2011, his final tournament with UANL, Molina made sixteen appearances and scored one goal.

América[edit]

On 8 June 2011 Molina was officially transferred to Club América for the Apertura 2011 tournament.

International career[edit]

Jesús Molina made his debut for Mexico on 17 March 2010 in a friendly match against North Korea, which Mexico won 2–1.

International caps[edit]

As of 13 November 2013[3]

Style of play[edit]

Molina is known for his strength and ferocity on the pitch and aerial and heading ability.[citation needed]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

UANL
América

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jesús Molina". Club América – Sitio Oficial. 
  2. ^ "Jesús Antonio Molina Granados". Televisa Deportes. 
  3. ^ "Jesus Molina's National Team Appearances". 

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