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How tall is Raúl Jimenez

Apart from his great potential, Raúl Jimenez has a physical condition that undoubtedly helps him to maintain the level of his skills

Mexican striker Raúl Jiménez
Mexican striker Raúl Jiménez

From an early age, Raúl Jimenez felt a great attraction to the ball and showed a clear liking for sports. His family supported him in his decision to become a soccer player and that is how he started playing at the Ciudad Cooperativa del Cruz Azul, a soccer school for children. 

There, Raúl Jimenez stood out for scoring many goals, and with discipline, he became a great player and striker. In 2011 he made his debut with Club America in the Mexican First Division Liga MX. Find the latest news about the Liga MX, and get to know the most recent details of the Mexican top professional football division.

In 2012, he was called to be part of the U-23 National Team that would represent Mexico in the London Olympic Games. He played in 5 games of the tournament and was proclaimed champion after defeating Brazil 2-1. 

His big break came in 2015 when Jimenez signed a deal with Benfica and started winning multiple titles in Portugal, making it the best Portuguese team.

The jersey Raúl Jiménez uses in Wolves

Since his arrival in 2018 at Wolverhampton, he has been one of the most prominent and beloved players by fans. In Wolverhampton he shares the field with figures such as Adama Traoré, Fabio Silva and Ki-Jana Hoever. 

Also, his time in the Premier League allowed him to rub shoulders with elite players, including Sergio "Kun" Agüero and Roberto Firmino. Learn more about other international players, and discover facts you didn't know about your favorite sportsman. 

About him and his style of play

The striker of the English soccer team weighs 76 kilos and is 190 centimeters tall.

Raúl Jimenez’s style of play is often compared to Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimović, and he is well known for his high effectiveness rate when taking penalties. 

He enjoys playing with his back to the soccer goal and he performs very well handling balls in the air. 

Nowadays, the 30-year-old, who is playing for Wolverhampton, is making a full recovery from injury.

Raúl Jiménez celebrating a goal for the Mexican national team

Value on the market

Since his professional debut in 2011 at Club America, Raúl Jimenez became the Mexican player for whom a foreign teams paid the largest sum of money. 

Raúl Jiménez is nowadays the most expensive Mexican player after his current team, the Wolverhampton, paid $40 million to the Portuguese club Benfica to complete the transfer.

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