Jesús Eduardo Zavala

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Jesús Zavala
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Personal information
Full name Jesús Eduardo Zavala Castañeda
Date of birth (1987-07-21) 21 July 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2018 Monterrey 250 (17)
2018– Querétaro 0 (0)
National team
2011 Mexico U-23 5 (1)
2011– Mexico 31 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:41, 22 January 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21 May 2016

Jesús Eduardo Zavala Castañeda (born 21 July 1987 in Monterrey, Nuevo León) is a Mexican footballer who currently plays for Querétaro in Liga MX.


Zavala made his debut with Monterrey in the Clausura 2006 against Toluca. He began playing as a forward, subsequently being moved to the midfield by Víctor Manuel Vucetich.[1]

International career[edit]

After having an exceptional tournament with Monterrey where he helped the team win the Apertura 2010, Zavala appeared in the first list of Mexico coach, José Manuel de la Torre.[2] He eventually played in the 2011 Gold Cup, including the final against the United States where Mexico won 4–2. He scored his first goal on June 12, 2012 against El Salvador.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.[3]
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 12 June 2012 Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador  El Salvador 1–0 2–1 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 7 September 2012 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica  Costa Rica 2–0 2–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification







  1. ^ Vucetich no acepta la idea de La Volpe – espn deportes
  2. ^ Cinco mundialistas y un estreno en la lista de El Chepo –
  3. ^ "J. Zavala". Soccerway. Retrieved 14 October 2016.

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