Jorge Jesus

Jorge Jesus’s full name is Jorge Fernando Pinheiro De Jesus and he is a footballer player of Portuguese citizenship. He played like a midfielder and he is a current coach for Sporting CP. He started his career at Sporting and went ahead to play for over 12 clubs in his 17 years like a professional and it included nine Primeira Liga season.

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In the year 1990, he started the coaching career and the first stop was at Felguieras in 1995 until 1996 campaign. He went ahead and worked for other teams and arrived at Benfica in the year 2009 where he won ten leading titles which became the record of the club and he reached the UEFA Europa League finals and it was during this time that he had a spell at Benfica.

From his biography, his father is Virgolino Antonio De Jesus and played in Sporting CP during the 1940s. He was born in Amadora city in Lisbon and he finished his formation in football with this same club. It made him to be top flight debut of SC Olhanense and he was on the loan to the lions. He played with the first team of sporting in the year1975 until 1976 season. He appeared in 12 matches and he starting as Lisbon club finished at a fifth place. Released afterwards, he played in the fifth place of the country for seven years that followed. He represented S.C Farense, Vitoria de Setubal and Uniao de Leiria, Juventude de Evora, Grupo Desportivo Riopele and C.F OS Belenenses. He amassed totals in 166 games and made 14 goals. His success if based on his tactics, creating fortress, consistency and tactics.

Jorge Jesus retired in the year 1989 and he was at 35 years old. After his spells in a second with his hometown C.F Estrela Da Amadora and on Third levels. Jorge Jesus started the managerial job with Amora FC and transferred to F.C Felgueiras to be a replacement to Rodolfo Reis. He helped his club by promoting it to the top flight in the second season and he was being let in and out of the team up to January when Felgueiras was let in for Division Two.

When it comes to his parents, only his father Virgolino Antonio de Jesus is recorded. He got married in 1991 to Ivone Jesus; they have one son Mauro Jesus that he got with his current wife. He had two children from his first marriage, a son Goncalo and a daughter Tania. He had invested 1 million pounds in Banco Privado Portugues and it went bankrupt in 2009 but he recovered 80 percent of the money in 2014.

While working with Benfica, his salary was 5.5 million dollars. He has stayed with the club for five years and this makes him to be the longest tenure coach on the list of the club. His net worth is believed to be around 25 million dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 24 Jul, 1954
Age: 65 yrs
Occupations: Association football player
Association football manager
Citizenship: Portugal
Birth Place: Amadora
Gender: Male
Description: Portuguese footballer and coach
Net Worth 2021: 18 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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