Born in Colombia, Ferreira moved to Texas with his family in 2009 when his father, David, signed with FC Dallas on loan. During his time with the FC Dallas academy and then the first team, it was only a matter of time before he got noticed by the national team. The only thing he had to sort out was his citizenship, which he completed last fall.
Now he will get his chance to show the rest of the country what we already know as US coach Gregg Berhalter confirmed that he will start tomorrow’s friendly against Costa Rica.
| This week, Jesús Ferreira informed @ussoccer of his desire to represent the #USMNT.— U.S. Soccer MNT (@USMNT) January 31, 2020
After applying for a waiver, @jesusfcd27 has been cleared by FIFA to play for the , with Gregg Berhalter confirming today that he will start Saturday’s match vs. .
This makes tomorrow’s game a must watch as Ferreira could also be joined by fellow FC Dallas Homegrown players Brandon Servania and Reggie Cannon in the lineup.