Yashir Pinto

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Yashir Pinto
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Pinto playing for Chile U18 in 2009
Personal information
Full name Yashir Armando Pinto Islame
Date of birth (1991-02-06) 6 February 1991 (age 26)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Perak FA
Number 11
Youth career
Colo-Colo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2008–2012 Colo-Colo 15 (4)
2010–2011 Ñublense 12 (5)
2012 FC Edmonton (loan) 21 (6)
2013 Lota Schwager 10 (5)
2014 A.C. Barnechea 12 (7)
2014 Bahlinger SC 19 (9)
2015 Újpest FC 0 (0)
2015–2016 Curicó Unido 20 (11)
2016 Melaka United 5 (4)
2017– Perak FA 6 (2)
National team
2009 Chile U18 5 (8)
2010 Chile U19 2 (1)
2010–2011 Chile U20 24 (8)
2016– Palestine 6 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of January 21, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of June 14, 2017

Yashir Armando Pinto Islame (born 6 February 1991) is a Palestinian footballer who plays for Perak FA as a striker.

Professional[edit]

He was born Santiago, Chile. Pinto made his professional debut in Primera División de Chile on 28 June 2008 in an away match against Deportes Melipilla where Colo-Colo won 2-0. His first goal was against Fernandez Vial in the Colo-Colo victory of 4–2 in a match corresponding to the 2008 Copa Chile.

On 24 February 2012, Pinto was loaned to FC Edmonton of the North American Soccer League on a season-long loan.[1]

National team[edit]

Pinto was included in the Chile squad that played against Mexico in the Estadio Azteca on 16 May 2010, replacing the injured Esteban Paredes.[2]

In 2016, while playing in Curicó Unido, Pinto made his debut for the Palestinian national team. He was selected in Palestine's squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification match against Timor-Leste on 29 March 2016. Pinto scored two goals in his debut.[3]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Palestine's goal tally first.[4]
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 29 March 2016 Dora International Stadium, Hebron, Palestine  Timor-Leste 3–0 7–0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
2. 4–0
3. 22 March 2017 Al-Wakrah SC Stadium, Al Wakrah, Qatar  Yemen 1–0 1–0 Friendly
4. 13 June 2017 Faisal Al-Husseini International Stadium, Al-Ram, Palestine  Oman 2–0 2–1 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification

Personal[edit]

He is of Palestinian descent through his maternal grandfather.[5]

Honours[edit]

Melaka United

References[edit]

  1. ^ "- NASL". 
  2. ^ "Selección chilena viajó a México con Yashir Pinto como principal novedad". 
  3. ^ AS, Diario (29 March 2016). "Palestina goleó con dobletes de Yashir Pinto y Cantillana - Fútbol - AS Chile". 
  4. ^ "Pinto, Yashir". National Football Teams. Retrieved 29 January 2017. 
  5. ^ Niño, Enrique (14 September 2010). "Yashir, el mini Pinilla de la Roja Sub 20". Las Últimas Noticias. Retrieved 14 September 2010. 

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