Raúl Jiménez returned to the starting lineup with Wolverhampton for the friendly match against Crewe Alexandra. Since November 2020, when he underwent surgery for a skull injury after a collision with David Luiz in a game against Arsenal in the Premier League, the Mexican striker had not been active.
Raúl Jiménez completed the first 30 minutes of the game after returning to action after 230 days out. The Wolverhampton striker played half an hour under the orders of Bruno Lage in the friendly that served as a preseason. Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez returned to the starting lineup with Wolverhampton for the friendly match.
Raúl Jimenez had some positive moments and minutes before leaving the field, he hit the crossbar from a free kick from outside the area, which was just a goal away from scoring a goal in his return to the field. He also had good combinations with Fabio Silva and Trincao, who were the Wolves' wingers for the match.
The number 9 jersey is worn by Raúl Jiménez for both the Mexican National Team and his current team, Wolverhampton Wanderers. In addition to being an Olympic gold medalist, Raul is the all-time leading scorer for the English team and was named MVP (Most Valuable Player) of the season by Wolves.
Raúl Alonso Jiménez Rodríguez was born on May 5, 1991, in Tepeji del Rio, Hidalgo. Since he was a little boy, even before he could walk, Raúl followed the ball and showed a clear love for the sport. When he was just a few years old, it was clear to him that he wanted to be a soccer player and his family supported him in his decision.
Raul started playing at the Ciudad Cooperativa del Cruz Azul, a soccer school for children, where he excelled at scoring goals. Years later, his family moved to Mexico City and enrolled Raul in Club America's school. There he began to develop as a striker and worked his way up through the ranks to the first team.