Jesus Padilla

Jesus Padilla
Jesus Padilla
Jesus Padilla
Midfielder
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Real Name: Jesus Andres Padilla
HT: 5' 11" WT: 150
Age: 29 (03/03/1987)
Birthplace: San Jose, CA
Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico

Overview
Jesús Padilla joined Chivas USA on August 17, 2009, on loan from Chivas de Guadalajara. In his first season with Chivas USA, Padilla played in 11 games (10 starts) and scored his first MLS goal on Oct. 3, 2009 at D.C. United in a 2-0 Chivas USA victory. The versatile Padilla, who can play both at forward and in the midfield, was born in San Jose, Calif., to Mexican parents on March 3, 1987, and holds dual citizenship between Mexico and the United States. He joined Chivas de Guadalajara after playing a youth tournament in Guadalajara as a 14-year-old, and eventually broke into the first team in 2006.

MLS Experience
2009: Joined Chivas USA on August 17, and played in 11 games (10 starts) making his debut with the club in a 2-0 win over Toronto FC on August 22. Padilla scored his first MLS goal on 10/3 at D.C. United in a 2-0 victory for Chivas USA.

Other Professional Experience
With Chivas de Guadalajara, made his Mexican First Division debut on Aug. 6, 2006. In Mexican First Division action, Padilla made a total of 24 appearances (2 starts), scoring one goal. In all competitions, the forward played 34 games with the club, registering five goals and two assists.

Youth Teams
Padilla joined the Chivas de Guadalajara youth system at 14 after being scouted during a tournament in Guadalajara.

Acquired
Signed by Chivas USA on August 17, 2009.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2010Chivas USA26146137803915141530
2009Chivas USA1110171201029100
Career Totals-37247209004917231630
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