Orbelin Pineda Alvarado, well-known as Orbelin Pineda, is a professional Mexican football player. Pineda wears the No. 18 jersey and assumes the attacking midfielder or winger position for the La Liga club Celta Vigo and the Mexico national team.

Pineda is also on FIFA 22 with a 77 overall rating with a 78 potential.

Quick Info
Full NameOrbelin Pineda Alvarado
Date Of BirthMarch 24, 1996
Birth PlaceCoyuca de Catalan, Guerrero, Mexico
Parent(s)Juan Pineda and Mirna Alvarado Sanchez
Age26 years old
Current TeamCelta Vigo
Jersey No.#18
Positionattacking midfielder or winger
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m / 173 cm)
Weight60 kg (132 lbs)
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/PartnerGabriela Rios
Net Worth$10 Million

Early Life and Background

Orbelin Pineda was born on March 24, 1996, and hails from Coyuca de Catalan, Guerrero, Mexico. Pineda holds Mexican Nationality and comes from a Latin ethnic background. Pineda was born under the star sign Aries. Aries men tend to be more passionate, courageous, and focus-driven.

Pineda is the son of Juan Pineda and his wife, Mirna Alvarado Sanchez. He also has a sibling and an older brother named Onay. His brother, like Pineda, is a professional football player who assumes the right-back position for the Cafetaleros de Tapachula.

Unfortunately, information regarding his educational qualifications, he has yet to reveal information to the public.

Orbelin Pineda
Source: Pineda’s Instagram

Orbelin Pineda’s Stats

Discussing his physical stats, Pineda stands at 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m / 173 cm) and weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs). Pineda has black hair and dark brown eyes. As of 2022, he is 26-years-old. The athlete is still in his mid-20s and has maintained an athletic body.

However, his exact body measurements are unavailable and still under review.


Club Career and International Highlights

Pineda’s football journey started with Queretaro‘s youth club in 2012. In 2014, Pineda made his senior debut for Queretaro against Asecnso MX. Soon after, his Liga MX debut took place on August 1, 2014, and concluded in a 2-0 victory against Pachuca.

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In the Liga MX, he secured five goals for Queretaro. In addition, his team considered Pineda a vital part of the team as the club reached the Clausura championships finals.

Afterward, Pineda left for Guadalajara on a five-year contract, where he made 102 appearances with 7 goals to his name.

In December 2018, Cruz Azul signed Pineda on a $12 million fee and debuted on January 4, 2019, representing Cruz Azul. The club won the Guardianes 2021 campaign, with Pineda serving as a vital part of the team.

Soon after, Pineda left Cruz Azul for Spanish club Celta on a five-year contract. Representing Celta, Pineda has made four appearances.

Furthermore, Pineda has also represented his nation nationally, featuring in Mexico U20 and the Mexico National Team. In the national team, he made 44 appearances with six goals to himself.

Orbelin Pineda
Source: Pineda’s Instagram

Is Orbelin Pineda in a relationship?

Pineda is very much open regarding his relationship status. He was in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend, Gabriela Rios.

The girlfriend status changed to wife following the wedding vows in early 2018. The couple had a private ceremony in the presence of their family and friends.

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The couple welcomed their first child on February 25, 2019. Afterward, Pineda shared a post of them expecting a second child.

Another blessing followed with the arrival of their second child in September 2020. Pineda loves spending time with his children; however, he has yet to reveal their names.

What is Orbelin Pineda’s Net Worth?

Pineda has accumulated a fortune playing for Celta Vigo. He primarily earns from his profession, with deals, endorsements, and sponsorships serving as a secondary source of income.

Before Celta, he played for Cruz Azul on a $12 million contract with a $4 million annual salary.

Playing for Celta Vigo, sources claim his annual salary is more than $8.8 million. Further, Pineda is said to have an estimated net worth of over $10 million. In addition, Transfermarkt claims Pineda’s market value is 6.00 million euros.

Orbelin Pineda
Source: Pineda’s Instagram

Social Media Presence

Like most athletes, Orbelin Pineda is very much active on social platforms. And like most athletes, he is quite popular with fan followings over the 100k range.

On Instagram, Pineda goes by @orbelin7pineda, with a fan following of 689k. Similarly, Pineda assumes @orbelin90 on Twitter with 272k followers. In addition, both of his social media profiles have received official verification.

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