Tomás Pineda

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Tomás Pineda
Personal information
Full name Tomás Ernesto Pineda Nieto
Date of birth (1946-01-21) January 21, 1946 (age 71)
Place of birth Santa Ana, El Salvador
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1963–1968 UES
1968–1971 Alianza
1971–1973 Juventud Olímpica
1974 UES
1975–77 Luis Ángel Firpo
National team
1976 El Salvador
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 September 2011.

Tomás Ernesto Pineda Nieto (born January 21, 1946) is a retired football player from El Salvador.

International career[edit]

Nicknamed el Flaco (the skinny one), Pineda represented El Salvador at the 1970 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, though he did not play a single match.[1] He did appear in 2 qualifying matches for the 1978 FIFA World Cup,[2] but had been playing second fiddle to Raúl Magaña and Gualberto Fernández during his career.

Retirement[edit]

After retiring as a player, Pineda went into real estate and has worked as an architect and as an administrator at an automotive company.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Pineda is married to Regina and is father of three sons, two of them from his first marriage.

Honours[edit]

1971, 1973

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1970 World Cup, El Salvador Roster - FIFA
  2. ^ Tomás PinedaFIFA competition record
  3. ^ “Don Gregorio se lo merece” - La Prensa Gráfica (in Spanish)

External links[edit]

  • Profile - El Salvador.com (in Spanish)