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Orbelin Pineda

Orbelin Pineda is a football player who plays as an attacking midfielder and winger. Orbelin Pineda plays for La Liga club Vigo and the Mexico national team.

Early life

On March 24, 1996, Orbelin Pineda Alvarado was born in Coyuca de Catalan, Guerrero, Mexico. As of now, he is just 28 years old and his sun sign is Aries. he was born to his father Juan Pineda, and his mother Mirna Alvarado Sanchez. In addition, according to the sources he has no siblings. And, Pineda has not revealed any information about his educational background.

Orbelin Pineda

Caption: Orbelin Pineda with his family. Source: Instagram

Orbelin Pineda – Career

On January 21, 2014, Orbelin Pineda was first called up to the Querétaro senior team. And, it was for a Copa MX match against Ascenso MX side Celaya. Thus, he made his debut as a second-half substitute in a 1–0 loss. On August 1, 2014, he made his Liga MX debut in a 2–0 victory against Pachuca. Moving on, he scored his first goal in a league match against Pachuca in a 1–2 loss, on January 24, 2015. Therefore, he was considered a pivotal part of the team as Queretaro reached the Clausura championship finals.

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Caption: Orbelin Pineda with his team. Source: Instagram

There was an announcement made by Guadalajara that they have Pineda, on December 2, 2015. It was for an undisclosed price on a five-year contract. On January 10, 2016, he made his official debut as a starter against Veracruz. Thus, he scored his first goal for the club against Cruz Azul in a 1–1 tie. He would score the first goal in the 2016 Supercopa MX against Veracruz, on July 10. Finally, Guadalajara won the Clausura Copa MX final against Morelia, in April 2017.

Since the 1969-70 season, Guadalajara won their first Double. Moving on, Guadalajara went on to win the CONCACAF Champions League Finals, in April 2018. The match was against Major League Soccer team Toronto FC following a penalty shoot-out victory of 4–2. Cruz Azul announced in December 2018, that they signed Pineda for $12 million. Furthermore, on January 4, 2019, he made his debut with the team in a 1–1 draw against Puebla. He would win the Supercopa MX after defeating Necaxa 4–0, in July 2019. Similarly, he would also go on to win the inaugural Leagues Cup after defeating Tigres UANL 2–1, in September.

More about career

Moving on, he played an integral part in Cruz Azul’s championship-winning Guardianes 2021 campaign. Similarly, he signed a five-year contract with Spanish club Celta, on January 7, 2022. It was to take part in the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. As a half-time substitution for José David Ramírez, he made his debut in Mexico’s opening match. Unfortunately, Mexico went on to lose the game 2–0 to Mali.

For the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Miguel Herrera, he was included in the provisional roster.  Unfortunately, was cut from the final list, remaining on the Provisional List if someone else got injured. This time Juan Carlos Osorio was called again to be included in Mexico’s provisional squad. Therefore, it was for the Copa América Centenario but was cut from the final squad. On September 6, 2016, he made his debut with the national team against Honduras. Hence, it was during a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match.

At the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, he was included in the finalized roster that would participate. Likewise, on 9 July he scored his first goal with the senior national team. The match was against El Salvador, scoring the final goal of a 3–1 win. Hence, he was included in Gerardo Martino’s 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup and scored a total of 3 times and contributed one assist. Therefore, Mexico finished runner-up after losing the final to the United States 0–1. Moreover, the estimated net worth of Orbelin Pineda is $3 million. 

Orbelin Pineda – Personal life

Orbelin Pineda is in a romantic relationship with his girlfriend Gaby Rios. Back in 2016, the couple met each other for the first time. Similarly, on February 25, 2019, they were blessed with a daughter named Elias Pineda.

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Caption: Orbelin with his family. Source: Instagram

Orbelin Pineda – Body measurement

Orbelin is very handsome and stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and his weight is not yet revealed. Besides that, he has both black hair and black pairs of eyes.

Social media

He has an Instagram account named @Orbelin7Pineda with 690k followers. Therefore, on his Facebook account, he has 286k followers. Thus, he has a Twitter account named @Orbelin90 with 272.3k followers.