Born in Santa Marta, Colombia, Jesus Ferreira grew up watching his father, David Ferreira, play soccer and instantly found himself in love with the game.
He joined FC Dallas’ academy in 2009 when he was only 10 years old and made his MLS debut in 2017 after 7 years with the club’s academy.
The 21 year old has been called up for USMNT’s packed World Cup squad with young talents like Gio Reyna, Timothy Weah, etc.
How much is USMNT Star Jesus Ferreira worth?
After receiving his American passport, the striker who’s scored 18 goals in 33 games this season alone, decided to represent the USA on the national stage.
Ferreira impressed everyone by scoring his first international hat trick against Granada in CONCACAF Nations League and has played numerous World Cup qualifying matches under Gregg Berhalter.
JESUS FERREIRA HAT TRICK FOR THE USMNT! WHAT A GOAL 🔥 pic.twitter.com/4RkUXAgtIW
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) June 11, 2022
A promising new talent for the USMNT has soccer fans on the edge of their seats as he took home the 2022 MLS Young Player of The Year award.
What a year it’s been for club & country. 🔥
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) October 18, 2022
In January of this year, the 21-year-old signed a new four-year contract with FC Dallas, keeping him with the club until 2026, and will be earning more than $1.5 million per year.
With a net worth of $1.5 million at this young age and poised to break into Europe, this number will only increase in the coming years.
What is Jesus Ferreira’s salary?
Jesus, who stands 175cm (5′ 9″) tall, has seen his salary increase from $6,000 to $25,000 a week, doubling his net worth.
Apart from this the Colombian-born also has endorsement deals with brands like Adidas, Apple Orthodontix, and Eastbay.
Well deserved 🔥
— adidas Football (@adidasfootball) November 19, 2022
Ferreira made his debut for the USMNT in 2020 and has already scored 7 goals in 15 matches for them.
He was called to the 2022 World Cup squad but did not get a chance to make his debut until today, the forward has been named in the starting XI for their knockout stage match against Netherlands.