Molina playing for América in 2012
|Full name||Jesús Antonio Molina Granados|
|Date of birth||March 29, 1988|
|Place of birth||Hermosillo, Mexico|
|Height||1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Playing position||Central midfielder|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:23, 23 April 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 02:36, 29 March 2017 (UTC)
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.
On 8 June 2011 Molina was officially transferred to Club América for the Apertura 2011 tournament. He made his official debut on 24 July 2011 in a 2-1 victory against Querétaro. He then went on to become a champion with Club América in the Clausura 2013 tournament and in the Apertura 2014 tournament.
Molina scored his first goal for CF America on 25 February 2012 in a 0-4 victory against CF Atlante.
On 1 January 2015 Molina was officially transferred to Santos Laguna for the Clausura 2015 tournament. He made his official debut on 18 January 2015 in a 0-1 loss against Cruz Azul. He then went to become a champion with Santos Laguna in the Clausura 2015 tournament.
Molina scored his first goal for Santos Laguna on 24 January 2015 in a 4-1 victory against CF Monterrey.
- As of 13 November 2013
|1.||17 March 2010||Estadio Corona, Torreón, Mexico||North Korea||2–1||Friendly|
|2.||2 September 2011||Pepsi Arena, Warsaw, Poland||Poland||1–1||Friendly|
|3.||11 November 2011||Estadio Corregidora, Querétaro, Mexico||Serbia||2–0||Friendly|
|4.||25 January 2012||Reliant Stadium, Houston, United States||Venezuela||3–1||Friendly|
|5.||27 May 2012||MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, United States||Wales||2–0||Friendly|
|6.||30 January 2013||University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, United States||Denmark||1–1||Friendly|
|7.||17 April 2013||Candlestick Park, San Francisco, United States||Peru||0–0||Friendly|
|8.||13 November 2013||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||New Zealand||5–1||2014 FIFA World Cup qualification|
Style of play
Molina is known for his strength and ferocity on the pitch and aerial and heading ability.
- Santos Laguna
- Jesús Molina – Liga MX stats at MedioTiempo.com (Spanish)
- Jesús Molina at National-Football-Teams.com
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