Who is Santiago Jimenez Mexico Striker, Biography, Age, Height, Wife, Stats, FIFA 23 Rating, and Abilities: Santiago Jimenez is a Mexican striker whose name is on the lips of all Mexican football fans after helping El Tri clinch the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2023 title, get to know his brief biography, age, height, and wife.
The Gold Cup Final 2023 get place on Sunday, 17 July 2023 between heavyweights Panama and Mexico at the SoFI Stadium in California.
Mexico advanced to the final with a 3–0 win against Jamaica in the semi-finals, while Panama won on penalties against the USMNT to advance to the final.
Santiago Gimenez’s Brief Bio
Santiago Tomás Jiménez is a Mexican professional footballer born on 18 April 2001 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Jimenez was born to parents Christian Jimenez and Maria Bernarda Jimenez. Although Jimenez is Mexican, he was born in Argentina and moved to Mexico at the age of 3.
His father, Christian, was also a professional soccer player, popularly known in Mexico for his stint in Veracruz. Santiago chose Mexico over Argentina when deciding his nationality, saying that he “feels more Mexican than Argentine.” He currently plays as a forward for Eredivisie club Feyenoord and the Mexico national team.
Santiago Gimenez Age and Height
Santiago is currently 22 years old and stands at a height of 1.82 meters.
Jiménez’s soon-to-be wife, Ferr Serrano, is a Mexican model and actress and is known by her stage name, Ferr Serrano. Fernanda Serrano met Santiago Jimenez through the video game Call of Duty: Warzone and they played online for about a month before meeting in real life.
Santiago Jimenez has a rating of 77 and a capacity of 85 and his position in FIFA is 23rd. He is 21 years old and from Mexico and plays for Feyenoord.
Santiago Gimenez career
Santiago Jimenez has had an impressive career so far and was also part of the Feyenoord team that won the Eredivisie title under Ruud van Nistelrooy. He was in excellent form last season, scoring 15 goals in 32 appearances for the club.
Mexican fans react harshly to Henry Martin praising Santiago Jimenez
After the triumphant victory, Mexican supporters could not contain their joy after their team lifted the major trophy for the first time in 4 years. Mexican fans praised Santiago Jimenez on social media while criticizing Henry Martin. Mexican fans immediately pointed out Martin’s poor performance. Unfortunately, the 30-year-old Mexican striker had a very disappointing tournament, scoring only 2 goals in 6 matches.
Below are some reactions to his performance:
Mexico finally wins a trophy again, Henry Martin is exposed as a cheater, Santiago Giménez single-handedly wins, and Memo Ochoa retires as a winner in possibly his last tournament as El Tri’s porters are happening.
Meanwhile, a fan event declared Santi Jiminez the goat of Mexico. The fans were even more excited to see Ochoa lift the trophy in what could be his last game as Mexico’s “Portero”.
Santiago Jimenez helps Mexico secure CONCACAF Gold Cup 2023
Santiago Jiménez emerged as the hero for Mexico in the final, scoring in the final minutes of the game. Jimenez’s goal helped El Tri win their 9th Gold Cup title. The 22-year-old forward came off the bench to score the only goal of the game in the 88th minute. After the victory, the Mexican fans celebrated the victory with great joy and some even got emotional after the final whistle. El Tri’s captain and goalkeeper Ochoa raised the trophy at the ceremony, while Santiago Jiménez also took center stage.