Valentín Pimentel

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Valentín Pimentel
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Pimentel with Panama at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup
Personal information
Full name Valentín Enrique Pimentel Armuelles[1]
Date of birth (1991-05-30) 30 May 1991 (age 28)
Place of birth Santa Ana, Panama City, Panama
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Playing position Midfielder / Forward
Club information
Current team
Plaza Amador
Youth career
Chepo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
0000–2013 Vista Alegre
2013–2015 SUNTRACS
2014–2015Plaza Amador (loan) 38 (9)
2016–2017 La Equidad 11 (0)
2017– Plaza Amador 0 (0)
National team
2015– Panama 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 13 May 2016
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 June 2018

Valentín Enrique Pimentel Armuelles (born 30 May 1991) is a Panamanian footballer that plays for the Panama national football team.

Club career[edit]

Born in Santa Ana, Pimentel played for the Chepo youth team[2] and for second division teams Vista Alegre and SUNTRACS[3] before joining Plaza Amador.[4]

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Panama in a June 2015 friendly match against Ecuador and he was called up to the Panama team for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup; he played in Panama's opening game.[5]

In May 2018 he was named in Panama's preliminary 35 man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

International[edit]

As of 28 June 2018[7]
Panama
Year Apps Goals
2015 11 1
2016 6 0
2017 2 0
2018 4 0
Total 23 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Panama's goal tally first.[8]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 October 2015 Estadio Rommel Fernández, Panama City, Panama  Trinidad and Tobago 1–2 1–2 Friendly

Personal life[edit]

Pimentel studies at Panama University to earn a degree in shipping company management. He has a son with his wife Maria Fernanda Carrillo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2018 FIFA World Cup Russia – List of Players" (PDF). FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 4 June 2018. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  2. ^ Pimentel y un sueño cumplido – La Prensa (in Spanish)
  3. ^ Pimentel, el marino del gol – La Prensa (in Spanish)
  4. ^ Valentín Pimentel Archived 21 July 2015 at the Wayback Machine – Plaza Amador (in Spanish)
  5. ^ "Panama vs. Haiti – 8 July 2015 – Soccerway". soccerway.com.
  6. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  7. ^ "Valentín Pimentel". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmerman. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Pimentel, Valentín". National Football Teams. Retrieved 30 May 2017.

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