Jesús Manuel Medina Maldonado (born 30 April 1997) is a Paraguayan footballer who plays for Major League Soccer's New York City and the Paraguay national football team.
Medina made his senior debut as a 15-year-old for Libertad on 7 July 2012 in a 1-0 win over Club Rubio Ñu.
On 31 December 2017, it was announced that Medina was signing with Major League Soccer side New York City ahead of their 2018 season.
Paraguay U17 and U20
Medina was part of the Paraguay U17 squad for the 2013 South American Under-17 Football Championship, scoring four times as the team finished fifth.
He was also named to the Paraguay U20 squad for the 2015 and 2017 South American Youth Football Championships (CONMEBOL U-20 Championship). In the 2015 tournament, he scored a goal in a 4–2 win over Bolivia U20 in the group stage, and in the 2017 tournament he scored twice in a 3–2 group stage loss to Brazil U20.
He was named in the senior team's provisional squad for Copa América Centenario, but was cut from the final squad. On 1 July 2017, Medina made his debut for Paraguay in a friendly match against Mexico, coming in as a substitute in the 85th minute.
Former Youth Teams
Former Senior Teams
Former Club Staff