Orbelin Pineda is a Mexican professional footballer who primarily plays the position of midfielder. He is currently playing for the Liga MX club Guadalajara. He is also in the Mexico national team and has represented the team in the U-20 side as well.
Pineda is a deep-lying and roaming midfielder with an advanced playmaking ability. He is a player who is able to read the game and find the space on the pitch by moving into the channels between defenders.
Early Life of Orbelin Pineda
Orbelin Pineda Alvarado was born on 24 March 1996 in Mexico City, Mexico. He is the son of Juan Pineda and Mirna Alvarado Sanchez. There is no information about his educational background and early life.
Professional Life of Orbelin Pineda
Orbelin Pineda's club career began with the junior team of Queretaro. He was called up by the team for their senior team on 21 January 2014 for a match against Club Celaya of the Ascenso MX series. He came as a substitute for Diego Guastavino. His debut for Liga MX came in a 2-0 victory against Pachuca on 1 August 2014.
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For the 2015 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in New Zealand, Orbelin Pineda was called up as a member for the U-20 Mexico national team by manager Sergio Almaguer. Substituting for Jose David Ramirez in the half-time, he made his first debut in Mexico's opening match. Mexico lost the game 2-0 to Mali. For the next two matches, Pineda became the starter but the team was unable to perform well and was unable to qualify to the next round of the tournament.
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Orbelin Pineda was announced to have signed a five-year contract with the C.D. Guadalajara on 2 December 2015. His debut match for the team was on 10 January 2016 in a match against Veracruz. On 16 January 2016, Pineda scored his first goal for the club against Cruz Azul. He is still playing for Guadalajara at the moment.
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Pineda was called up for the senior national team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He came in as a substitute for Jesus Duenas at the 71st minute of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match on 6 September 2018 against Honduras. The match ended up in a draw with a score of 0-0. He also represented the national team for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup which is where he made his first goal as a representative of the national team in the group stage match against El Salvador.
Personal Life of Orbelin Pineda
Orbelin Pineda is currently in a relationship. He has posted a few pictures of him with his girlfriend on his Instagram account. However, there is not any other information about his girlfriend at the moment. To the knowledge of the media, Pineda is not married and does not have a wife or children.
Net Worth of Orbelin Pineda
Orbelin Pineda is a player who has been slowly making progress in his career as a football player. He is currently valued to be worth of £4.50 million in the transfer market. He does have a great value as a player but information on how much he is being paid at his current club has been kept a secret and not disclosed.
His net worth for the year 2018 remains unknown due to the lack of his financial information.