Chivas USA of Major League Soccer has acquired Mexican-American forward Jesús “El Gringo” Padilla on loan from sister club from Club Deportivo Guadalajara of the Mexican Primera.
The 22-year-old Padilla is product of Chivas de Guadalajara’s youth system and has made 24 regular season appearances (including 2 starts) for Chivas’ first team. He has scored 1 goal for the team in the Mexican Primera and 5 in total in his 34 appearances for the club.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Padilla was given the number Chivas USA’s coveted number 10 jersey.
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Full Name: Jesús Andrés Padilla Cisneros
Born: 1987-03-03, San Jose, Calif.
Hometown: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Weight: 150 lbs
Last Team: Club Deportivo Guadalajara (MEX)
Acquired: Acquired on loan from Chivas de Guadalajara on Aug. 17, 2009