Jesús Medina facts for kids
|Full name||Jesús Manuel Medina Maldonado|
|Date of birth||30 April 1997|
|Place of birth||Asunción, Paraguay|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Playing position||Winger, Attacking Midfielder|
|Current club||New York City FC|
|2018–||New York City FC||78||(19)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Medina made his senior debut as a 15-year-old for Libertad on 7 July 2012 in a 1-0 win over Club Rubio Ñu.
Paraguay U17 and U20
Medina was part of the Paraguay U17 squad for the 2013 South American Under-17 Football Championship, scoring four times as the team finished fifth.
He was also named to the Paraguay U20 squad for the 2015 and 2017 South American Youth Football Championships (CONMEBOL U-20 Championship). In the 2015 tournament, he scored a goal in a 4–2 win over Bolivia U20 in the group stage, and in the 2017 tournament he scored twice in a 3–2 group stage loss to Brazil U20.
He was named in the senior team's provisional squad for Copa América Centenario, but was cut from the final squad. On 1 July 2017, Medina made his debut for Paraguay in a friendly match against Mexico, coming in as a substitute in the 85th minute.
In February 2019, Medina earned a U.S. green card which qualifies him as a domestic player for MLS roster purposes.
|New York City FC||2018||MLS||28||6||1||0||—||2||0||31||6|
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