Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers and the Mexico national team as a forward. He began his career in Club América's youth system before debuting in the first division in October 2011. He won his first championship with América in 2013, winning the Clausura tournament, and was the team's second-highest goalscorer. In August 2014, Jiménez joined Spanish side Atlético Madrid. After one season, he signed for Benfica, with whom he won two consecutive league titles, among other major honours. He amassed 120 appearances and scored 31 goals during his three years with the Portuguese side. In June 2018, Jiménez joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan, and was the team's top-scorer with 17 goals across all competitions. He joined Wolves on a permanent basis the following year. Jiménez was a part of the Mexican squad that won the gold medal at the Summer Olympics in 2012.
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Striker who played for CF America in the Mexican Liga MX from 2011 to 2014 before joining Atlético Madrid. He became a member of the Mexican national team in 2013. In 2019, he was officially signed by the Wolverhampton Wanderers after playing on loan for one season with the club.
He made his Premier Division debut in October of 2011.
He was on the Mexican U-23 squad at the 2012 London Olympics. He signed with Portugal's Benfica in 2015.
He grew up in the city of Tepeji in Hidalgo, Mexico. He began dating actress Daniela Basso. They have a daughter together who was born on July 21st, 2020.
He and Diego Reyes were teammates on CF America.
- Footballers from Hidalgo (state)
- Olympic gold medalists for Mexico
- Mexico youth international footballers
- Olympic footballers of Mexico
- CONCACAF Gold Cup-winning players
- Copa América Centenario players
- Mexican expatriate footballers
- Club América footballers
- Footballers at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Atlético Madrid footballers
- Mexico international footballers
Latest information about Raúl Jiménez updated on May 10 2021.