Omar de Jesús
|Full name||Omar Andres de Jesus Borja|
|Date of birth||29 February 1976|
|Place of birth||Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Barcelona Sporting Club|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 July 2010.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 April 2010
He started his career with Sociedad Deportiva Aucas, and went on to feature in over 280 caps for the Quito side. In 2002, he switched to rivals Club Deportivo El Nacional, the military team. It was here where he began to impress with his speed and accurate passing skills. He was for a long time considered Ecuador's best right-back, alongside Ulises de la Cruz.
He began playing for Ecuador national team in 2006 under Colombian coach Luis Fernando Suarez. He also featured in several early 2006 friendlies in preparation for the Copa América 2007. de Jesus has currently made 5 appearances in the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, starting against Peru, Argentina, and Colombia. Uruguay and Venezuela
- "Ecuador soccer hit by multi-million-dollar transfer frenzy". People's Daily Online. 2007-12-27. Retrieved 2008-07-13.