Jesus Gallardo

Mexican Football Player

Jesus Gallardo
Jesus, a footballer source: google

Jesus Gallardo is a Mexican footballer who is currently playing for the famous Club, Monterrey, since 2018. Moreover, Jesus’s journey to football is filled with hard work and struggles. He has done a lot of effort to play, representing his country, Mexico.

Furthermore, Gallardo is one of the valuable left-back players for the Liga MX. Coaches know Jesus for his speed and tackle skills.

Jesus Gallardo| Early Life, Parents, and Education

Jesus Gallardo first opened his eyes on 15 August 1994 in Tabasco, Mexico. His father, Jose Albert Gallardo Sedano, and mother Maribel Vasconcelos Gamas worked there in Tabasco.

There is also a rumor about Gallardo having a sister. However, there is no evidence about the topic.

Furthermore, Jesus has never mentioned his siblings in any interviews or social media posts until now.

Jesus stayed in his birthplace, Tabasco until a teenager. During his early days, Gallardo used to play football with his friends.

However, he was never satisfied playing with his friends only. Gallardo wanted to expose himself to others more talented.

Similarly, there is no information regarding his Education. It is still unknown whether Gallardo has gone to high school or not.

Furthermore, sources are confirming that Jesus completed his primary education in his hometown. After that, Jesus moved to another school at 15 years of age, where he started to play amateur football.

In Tabasco, Gallardo joined a football training school. He dropped his interest in formal Education and followed his passion for football.

Jesus Gallardo | Career

Once Hermanos, a local football club, invited him to play football in 2009. However, people did not believe in Gallardo’s capability because he was still a young player.

But Jesus managed to score goals, which left the audience shocked.

Jesus Gallardo
A Mexican Footballer, Jesus Gallardo source: google

After performing well in his hometown club, Once Hermanos, Jesus decided to leave and join division one club, Jaguares de la 48.

In 2011, he signed a contract for the Club. Jesus shocked everyone, including different coaches of the Liga MX clubs.

Club Universidad Nacion or Pumas invited him to do training in the Youth Academy in 2013.

Gallardo decided to leave the Club and get training in the Pumas’ camp. For one year, Jesus involved himself in training until he gained his strengths.

Contract with Monterrey Club| Jesus Gallardo

Gallardo scored 11 goals for UNAM in 82 matches. His scores are not low considering Jesus played as a left-back for the team.

However, Jesus has done more assists, which helped the Club to win significant league titles.

In 2018, Jesus decided to play for another Liga MX club, Monterrey. He played the first match from Monterrey, a win against Club de Futbol Pachuca on 21 July 2018.

Similarly, Gallardo scored his first goal playing from Monterrey, facing the Tijuana Football Club on 20 October 2018.

Furthermore, against Pachuca, Jesus scored a penalty goal, which took Monterrey to the finals of Apertura Copa MX 2018. Moreover, Jesus has scored a total of nine goals while playing with Monterrey Football Club.

Likewise, he has no intention to leave the Club because Jesus has extended his contract with the club.

International Career

After Gallardo’s spectacular performance in the Liga MX, Mexico’s national team selected Jesus to match against New Zealand and Panama. In 2016, Jesus played the first match for his country.

Likewise, Gallardo assisted a decisive pass to lead Mexico against New Zealand. Later, Mexico defeated New Zealand, and the coach praised Jesus for his gameplay.

By giving back outstanding performances, Mexico’s national team decided to select Jesus for the 2018 Russia World Cup.

However, Gallardo received a yellow card in 13 seconds during the World Cup group stage match against Sweden.

And it was the fastest yellow card in the history of the FIFA world cup. Moreover, Jesus has played a total number of 47 matches representing his country since 2016.

Though Gallardo hasn’t managed to score any goals. However, he has assisted several crucial passes to turn them into goals.

Jesus Gallardo| Awards and Achievements

Daniel Gallardo has received more than a handful of prestigious awards playing in the nation and Club during his career. Some of them are as follows:

  • Liga MX Apertura in the year 2019
  • CONCACAF Gold Cup Best XI in 2019
  • In Liga MX became player of the match
  • In 2019, Copa MX
  • CONCACAF Champions League
  • 2019, The player in Team of the Tournament 

Jesus Gallardo | Controversy

Anti-gay Slur

Back in January 2020, Gallardo contributed to Monterrey’s defeat to Club America. Back then, as the team bagged the title, they celebrated Monterrey’s 2019 Apertura in Estadio Azteca.

It was then, as Jesus danced around the pitch during the last whistle. Apparently, the camera caught Gallardo signing an anti-Club America chant with explicit anti-gay overtones.

Therefore, the league started an investigation into the cause and the Liga MX announced Jesus’s suspension from the first two games of the 2020 Clausura. Additionally, he was also charged with a certain amount of fine for this action.

Jesus Gallardo| Fake Corona Cough

Again, in March 2020, Gallardo fell into controversial grounds when he mocked the novel coronavirus. Moreover, Gallardo faked a cough and stated “Greetings to Coronavirus.”

After that, the cameraman and reporters were covering the exit of Scratched Course to Guadalajara for the match against Chivas. Therefore, as Gallardo moved towards the Airport of New Lion, Gallant, again fake coughed in front of them.

Likewise, the people who were with him laughed about the situation. Similarly, he is always at the center of jokes and controversy from time to time.

Live Broadcast Controversy

Recently, at the start of April, Gallardo was seen in a live broadcast. As a matter of fact, he was explaining the global spread of covid-19 and its effects.

Likewise, he also took the chance to mock remember the title from Estadio Azteca.

“Stay at home, just as Monterrey stayed with the Cup at Azteca.”

In addition, the Disciplinary Commission suspended Jesus from the two more games.

Jesus Gallardo| Relationship and Personal Life

As of 2022, Jesus is 26 years old. At his age, an average Mexican person gets married. However, Gallardo is single and currently not deciding to involve in any sort of relationship.

In an ESPN interview, Jesus told the media that he wanted to spend time with his father and mother.

Furthermore, Gallardo loves his parents very much, so he does everything to make them happy. Moreover, there is some rumor in the football world regarding his affairs with a girl.

But, it’s sad to say the rumors cannot be taken seriously without any evidence.

Similarly, Jesus is also a good friend of Dorlan Pabon, a Mexican forward player. Both of them are presently playing for the club Monterrey. Sometimes, they are spotted together during the holidays.

In addition, Gallardo loves to go to the woods whenever he gets some free time. Jesus also likes to do horse riding. On the other hand, he is a good cowboy and has a personal horse too.

Jesus Gallardo | Salary and Net Worth

As a football player of Liga MX and Mexico’s national team, Jesus earns from both sides. Similarly, he earns weekly around $22,000, and $1.16 million yearly.

In addition, Gallardo’s net worth adds up to $6.5million USD. Gallardo is the top ten expensive players in Liga MX as of 2022.

Likewise, Jesus has a transfer market value of around $5 million.

Jesus Gallardo| Social Media

Gallardo is currently active on Instagram. Likewise, he often uses Instagram to post family pictures and his photoshoots. Similarly, his Instagram profile has more than 360k followers as of 2022.

Moreover, Jesus is also active on TikTok and makes numerous videos. His fans can find him there as @gallardoj, with 183.8k followers.

However, Gallardo doesn’t use any other social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

Some Queries about Jesus Gallardo

Is Jesus Gallardo a Hispanic?

Since Gallardo is of Mexican descent, he falls into a proud Hispanic category.

Will Jesus Gallardo play outside Mexico?

Gallardo will probably play outside Mexico after finishing the current contract with the Monterrey football club.

Is Jesus Gallardo Gay?

No, Gallardo has not confirmed that he is gay by any kind. Despite being 26 years old, Jesus is not in any relationship, which doesn’t necessarily translate to Gallardo as gay.

Quick Facts

Full Name Jesus Daniel Gallardo Vasconcelos
Birth Date 15 August 1994
Birth Place Tabasco, Mexico
Nick Name Jesus Gallardo
Religion Roman-Catholicism
Nationality Mexican
Ethnicity Hispanic
Education Completed Primary School from Tabasco
Horoscope Leo
Father’s Name Jose Albert Gallardo Sedano
Mother’s Name Maribel Vasconcelos Gamas
Siblings One Younger Sister [Rumored]
Age 27 years old
Height 5 feet 10 inches (2.083 meters)
Weight 68 Kilograms (149.9 lbs)
Hair Color Dark Black
Eye Color Light Black
Build Muscular
Profession Footballer
Professional Career Matches 216
Active Years in Football 13 Years
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Single
Girlfriend’s Name Information not available
Kids No children
Net Worth $6.5 Million
Social Media Instagram, Tiktok
Merch Books
Last Update April 2022


Written by Keshaa Perry

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