Jesús Bracamontes

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Jesús Bracamontes
Personal information
Full name Jesús Bracamontes Zenizo
Date of birth (1951-12-24) 24 December 1951 (age 67)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Mexico
Playing position Midfielder
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1981–1983 Guadalajara[1] 24 (1)
Teams managed
1989–1990 Guadalajara
1991–1993 Guadalajara
1994–1995 UAT
1995–1996 UAG
1996 Morelia
2000–2001 Guadalajara
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Jesús Bracamontes Zenizo (Spanish pronunciation: [xeˈsuz βɾakaˈmonte seˈniso];[2] born in Guadalajara, Jalisco) is a Mexican former football coach.


He gained prominence as the coach of Club Deportivo Guadalajara in the 1990s. He also served as assistant coach for the Mexico national football team.[3]

Bracamontes later worked as a Football analyst along with Pablo Ramírez for the TV station Univision.[4][5]


Jesús is the father of Jacqueline Bracamontes, an actress and model who became famous after representing Mexico at the Miss Universe 2001 contest.[6] His son is named after him.

Wife of Jesús is Jacqueline van Hoorde, who is of Belgian descent.

Jesús is also the oldest brother of Former player and coach Carlos Bracamontes.


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  2. ^ The corresponding European Spanish pronunciation is [xeˈsuz βɾakaˈmontes θeˈniθo]. In isolation, Jesús and Bracamontes are pronounced, respectively, [xeˈsus] and [bɾakaˈmontes] in both Mexican and European Spanish.
  3. ^ "Ex-Chivas coach in S.A. on Saturday". San Antonio Express-News. 5 November 2004.
  4. ^ "Univision unveils World Cup announce teams". Los Angeles Business. 9 May 2006.
  5. ^ Interview with Bracamontes
  6. ^ "Dice Jacqueline Bracamontes que está soltera y feliz" (in Spanish). La cronica de hoy. 11 January 2010.