Mihai Pintilii

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Mihai Pintilii
Mihai Pintilii.png
Pintilii in 2016
Personal information
Full name Mihai Doru Pintilii
Date of birth (1984-11-09) 9 November 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Iași, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Steaua București
Number 5
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)
2014–2015 Al-Hilal 12 (0)
2015 Pandurii Târgu Jiu (loan) 10 (1)
2015–2016 Hapoel Tel Aviv 14 (0)
2016– Steaua București 33 (3)
National team
2011– Romania 36 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 July 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 June 2017

Mihai Doru Pintilii (born 9 November 1984) is a Romanian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Steaua București and the Romania national team.

Pintilii is mainly deployed as a defensive midfielder or a box-to-box midfielder and is known for his combative playing style, being physically strong.

Club career[edit]

Steaua București[edit]

In May 2012, Steaua București have signed Pandurii Târgu Jiu midfielder Mihai Pintilii for undisclosed fee. They also loaned Mihai Răduț to Pandurii.[1] He scored a doppietta in the first division on 2 March 2013 against Gaz Metan Mediaș.

Gulf[edit]

On 7 June 2014, Pintilii signed a 3 year $3.9 million plus bonuses contract with Al-Hilal.[2] He was an important part of the team that reached the final of the 2014 AFC Champions League, where Al-Hilal were defeated by Western Sydney Wanderers.

Israel[edit]

On 19 June 2015, he signed a three-year contract with Israeli top-flight club Hapoel Tel Aviv.

International career[edit]

Pintilii made his debut for the Romania national team on 10 August 2011, in a friendly game against San Marino.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 16 July 2017[4]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Auxerre Lugoj 2005–06 15 1 ? ? 15 1
Total 15 1 15 1
Jiul Petroșani 2006–07 11 0 0 0 11 0
2007–08 30 4 2 0 32 4
2008–09 30 3 ? ? 30 3
2009–10 14 1 ? ? 14 1
Total 85 8 2 0 87 8
Internațional 2009–10 15 0 15 0
Total 15 0 15 0
Pandurii Târgu Jiu 2010-11 29 3 0 0 29 3
2011-12 30 4 1 0 31 4
Total 59 7 1 0 60 7
Steaua București 2012–13 30 5 0 0 12 0 42 5
2013–14 23 0 4 0 9 1 1 1 37 2
Total 53 5 4 0 21 1 1 1 79 7
Al-Hilal 2014–15 12 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 19 0
Total 12 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 19 0
Pandurii Târgu Jiu 2014-15 10 1 2 0 12 1
Total 10 1 2 0 12 1
Hapoel Tel Aviv 2015–16 14 0 0 0 14 0
Total 14 0 0 0 14 0
Steaua București 2015–16 11 0 1 0 0 0 12 0
2016–17 21 3 2 0 1 0 4 0 28 3
2017–18 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Total 33 3 3 0 1 0 4 0 41 3
Pandurii Târgu Jiu Total 69 8 1 0 2 0 72 8
Steaua București Total 86 8 7 0 1 0 25 1 1 1 120 10
Career totals 296 25 11 0 3 0 31 1 1 1 342 27

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Steaua București
Al-Hilal
Pandurii Târgu Jiu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pintilii e OFICIAL al Stelei » Preţul plătit de Becali: Răduţ împrumut plus bani" [Pintilii is OFFICIALLY the player of Steaua » The price paid by Becali: loan of Răduț plus money] (in Romanian). Gazeta Sporturilor. 29 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Contract DE VIS! Salariu de ŞEIC de la şeici!" (in Romanian). Fanatik. 7 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "San Marino - România 0-1. Tricolorii s-au chinuit cu cea mai slabă naţională din lume" [San Marino - Romania 0–1. The Tricolours struggled against the weakest national team in the world] (in Romanian). Evenimentul Zilei. 10 August 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "M. Pintilii". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 

External links[edit]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Alexandru Bourceanu
Steaua captain
2014
Succeeded by
Cristian Tănase