Jesse Gonzalez

Jesse Gonzalez
Jesse Gonzalez
Jesse Gonzalez
Real Name: Jesse Gonzalez
HT: 6' 4" WT: 185
Homegrown Player
Age: 23 (05/25/1995)
Birthplace: Edenton, North Carolina
Hometown: Dallas, TX



FC Dallas made Gonzalez its 10th Homegrown player signing on March 21, 2013.


2017: Started in 29 regular season games and one U.S. Open Cup game... Finished the season 8-8-13 with 75 saves and nine shutouts... Earned Team of the Week honors for Week 6 and Week 31... Recorded a season-high of eight saves in the 3-0 loss against Atlanta United FC at the MLS opening of Mercedes Benz Stadium on 9/10... Made five stops in the opening 31 minutes of the match to keep it a 1-0 game going into halftime... Made four saves in the Orlando City FC match on 9/30 to keep the game a scoreless draw and secure his second clean sheet during week 30. Finished with 2,610 minutes, 1.38 GAA and 63.6 save percentage.
2016: Started in six regular-season games, two U.S. OC games and four CCL games. Finished the regular season 3-3-0 with two shutouts, including the season-opening 2-0 win and 12 saves. Recorded 540 minutes played. Went 2-2-0 in CCL games.
2015: At 20 years and 89 days old became the youngest player to start a match in goal in franchise history on 8/22 at Vancouver... Made four saves in his second start to become the youngest player in franchise history to record a win and a shutout in goal. Is the third-youngest goalkeeper behind B. Hamid (19) and Z. MacMath (20) to record a shutout. Was 7-3-1 with five shutouts during the regular season. Recorded a season-high six saves against Sporting KC on 9/18... Stopped two penalty kicks in a shootout win against Seattle to lift his team to the Western Conference Final... 0.91 goals against average led all goalkeepers in MLS this season.
2014: Backed up goalkeepers Chris Seitz and Raul Fernandez seven times, including two of FC Dallas’ three MLS Cup Playoff matches... Played 90 minutes for FC Dallas Reserves in a 3-0 loss to the Rochester Rhinos in a USL PRO match on July 11.



2017: Made a one-time switch to represent the US national team on international level after representing Mexico at the youth level… He was called up by the US national team for the 2017 Gold Cup knockout stage 23-man roster in July and again in November for an international friendly against Portugal. 
2016: He was called up by the Mexican Under-23 National Team training camp 4 times... Started in two Mexico U20 games and had six saves.
2015: He was called up by the Mexican Under-23 National Team training camp, after declining to join the US national team’s training camp in January... Made two saves in a penalty kick shootout, helping Mexico win the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship for the 13th time (vs. Panama 4-2 on PKs after a 1-1 draw) and qualify for the 2015 FIFA Under-20 World Cup by virtue of finishing top in its group.


Gonzalez made his first appearance with the FC Dallas Development Academy’s U-16 team on Sept. 26, 2010. The FC Dallas Academy has an 18-8-6 record in matches in which Gonzalez has appeared. Between stints with FC Dallas’ U-16 and U-18 Development Academy teams, the 6-4 goalkeeper has logged 2,145 minutes, collected five shutouts and allowed just 1.16 goals per 90 minutes played.


Gonzalez admires Mexican goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera... He likes to listen to hip-hop and play FIFA during his pass time... His favorite food is enchiladas... He is a fan of Mexican soccer team, Las Chivas.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2018FC Dallas2121189066328351173
2017FC Dallas2929261097540118813
2016FC Dallas665402121100330
2015FC Dallas11119905371024731
2014FC Dallas00000000000
2013FC Dallas00000000000
Career Totals-676760302218789610292117
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