Mihai Pintilii

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Mihai Pintilii
Personal information
Full name Mihai Doru Pintilii
Date of birth (1984-11-09) 9 November 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth Iași, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 8
Youth career
Auxerre Lugoj
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2006 Auxerre Lugoj 15 (1)
2006–2009 Jiul Petroșani 85 (8)
2009–2010 Internațional 15 (0)
2010–2012 Pandurii Târgu Jiu 59 (7)
2012–2014 Steaua București 53 (5)
2014– Al-Hilal 11 (0)
National team
2011– Romania 22 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 December 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 18 November 2014

Mihai Pintilii (born 9 November 1984) is a Romanian footballer, who currently plays for Saudi club Al-Hilal and Romania national football team as midfielder. He mainly plays as a box-to-box midfielder and is known for his combative playing style, being physically strong in spite of his short stature.

Club career[edit]

In May 2012, Pintilii joined Steaua București for a transfer fee of €850.000. His former club Pandurii Târgu Jiu will also receive a loan from Steaua, Mihai Răduț, in exchange for the player.[1] Mihai Pintilii has scored his first league one, double on 2 March 2013 against Gaz Metan Mediaş.

On 7 June 2014 he signed a three-year contract with Saudi club Al-Hilal. He is an important part of Al-Hilal in reaching to the final of 2014 AFC Champions League, but eventually and unfortunately he lost the final with his team against Western Sydney Wanderers.


As of 23 December 2014

Club Season Saudi Premier League Crown Prince Cup Saudi Champions Cup Asian Champions League Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Al-Hilal 2014–15 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 18 0 0



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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Alexandru Bourceanu
Steaua captain
Succeeded by
Cristian Tănase