Victor Pineda

Victor Pineda
27
Midfielder
  • Chicago Fire
  • 5' 11"
  • 152 lbs.
  • 15-03-1993
  • Bolingbrook, IL

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Citizenship:    USA
Last Club:    Chicago Fire Academy
How Acquired:    Signed as a Homegrown player on August 17, 2010.

The first Homegrown Player in Chicago Fire history, Victor Pineda made significant strides in his fourth season with the Fire first team. After undergoing meniscus repair surgery in winter of 2012, Pineda recovered in time and was selected as a member of the United States squad for the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Turkey. Pineda also spent time during the offseason gaining valuable experience training with Spanish La Liga side Atletico Madrid. The Bolingbrook, Ill. Native will look to take the next step in his career and make his first team debut during the 2014 MLS campaign.

2013: INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES: Played 45 minutes against Liga MX side Club America on July 10. 

2012: Did not see first team action during the 2012 season but was on the game-day lineup in the team’s 1-0 loss 10/20 at NE…INTERNATIONAL FRIENDILES: Started and played the full 90 minutes in the Fire’s 2-2 draw against Club Santos Laguna 9/8… MLS RESERVE LEAGUE: Made seven appearances, starting five games and tallying two goals and one assist…Scored in the 79th minute of a 3-1 win over COL 8/15…Assisted on Hunter Jumper’s goal in the 5th minute of a 2-1 win vs. FCD 9/18…Showed amazing individual skill and footwork when he scored a 25-yard rocket in a 2-1 loss at HOU 10/13.

2011: Did not see first team action during the 2011 season but made his first game-day lineup in the team’s 3-2 victory 9/17 vs. CHV…Would appear in the 18 two more times, in a 2-1 loss 10/12 vs. FCD and a 3-2 win 10/22 vs. CLB…INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES: Came on as a halftime sub for Fire captain Logan Pause, playing 45 minutes and picking up a yellow card in the 81st minute of a 1-0 loss 9/14 vs. Chivas de Guadalajara…MLS RESERVE LEAGUE: Appeared in seven matches, starting six, logging 567 minutes.

2010: Did not see first team action in 2010.

Academy

2011-12: Played 20 games for the U18 Academy team; scored 12 goals as the Fire U18s entered the USSDA Playoffs as the #1 ranked team in the country.  

2010-11:  Eligible to play with U18 Academy as a first team player… Appeared in 17 matches, starting six, tallying six goals…Helped team qualify for 2011 USSFDA National Playoffs where they went 1-1-1…

2009-2010: Appeared in 28 matches, playing 2160 minutes and leading the U16 Academy with 8 goals, helping the side to the USSFDA National Championship …Tallied his first goal of the campaign in the 15th minute of a 1-1 draw vs. Real Colorado on 4/17…Scored in the 86th minute to help the Fire U16s to a 2-1 victory over Colorado Rush AJ Auxerre on April 18…Scored in the 40th minute in a 2-1 victory vs. St. Louis Scott Gallagher Missouri on 5/23…Appeared in two of three matches during the USSFDA Spring Showcase in Sarasota, FL, opening up the series with a 6th minute strike against LAFC Chelsea on 5/29…Struck in the 43rd minute, securing the game winner in a 2-0 victory vs. FC Milwaukee…Appeared in all 3 matches at the USSFDA National Playoffs in Greensboro, NC, scoring both goals in a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over FC Westchester. The result clinched a spot for the U16s at the USSFDA National Finals in Carson, CA…Appeared in all 4 matches, playing every minute at the USSFDA National Finals in Carson, CA, scoring the opening goal in the first group match, a 2-1 victory vs. Chicago Sockers FC…Played the full 110 minutes and converted the opening penalty kick as the U16s defeated Cal Odyssey to win the 2010 USSFDA National Championship on 7/16…Was named to the NSCAA Boy’s All-American Team on 12/23…

2008-09: Appeared in 2 matches, spending the majority of his time with the U.S. U17 Residency Program in Bradenton, FL…

International: Currently part of the U.S. U20 Men’s National Team pool…2012: Scored a goal and tallied an assist in a 2-4 loss to Uruguay 6/6…Was a member of the U.S. U20 squad for the Northern Ireland Milk Cup…Scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Turkey 7/23…Scored in a 3-4 loss to Chile 7/26… 2010: Started all 4 matches he appeared in, logging 293 minutes played…Scored first youth international goal in his U18 debut, a 2-1 loss to Bolivia on 7/27 in Buenos Aries, Argentina…Played 59 minutes in 2-2 draw with Chile on 7/29 in Santiago… Was part of the Israeli Four Nations Tournament roster in December, playing two matches: played 66 minutes in 3-0 loss to France on 12/14 and went 78 in 0-0 draw vs. Israel on 12/16; both matches played in Tel Aviv…2009: Was part of the U.S. U17 Men’s National Team Residency Program in Bradenton, FL…Has previously been a part of the U15 U.S. Boy’s National Team…

Prep: Earned All-American honors while playing for Plainfield East High School in Bolingbrook, IL…

Personal: Parents are Victor and Susana…Brother Mauricio currently plays with the Chicago U16 Academy team…Enjoys going to Cancun for vacation… Mostly influenced by both of his parents… Loves to watch the movie Step Up 3 because of all of the great dancing… Favorite soccer player is Alexis Sanchez…Sister Cynthia represented Mexico in the 2012 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup.

 

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Chicago Fire 4 0 0 40 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 4 0 0 40 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 4 0 0 40 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
7/30/2014 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2014 CHI @ SJ L 1-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 CHI @ NE W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2014 CHI @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2014 TOR @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 SEA @ CHI L 3-2 Subbed On 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2014 CHI @ COL T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2014 LA @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 CHI @ CLB L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2014 KC @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 CHI @ NY W 5-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 RSL @ CHI L 3-2 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 NE @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 CHI @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 PHI @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CHI @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2014 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2014 CHI @ POR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2014 CHI @ CHV L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2013 CHI @ NY L 2-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/19/2013 TOR @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 CHI @ DAL W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2013 CHI @ DC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2013 MTL @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2013 CHI @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2013 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 MTL @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 DC @ CHI W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2013 CHI @ VAN L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2013 SJ @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 COL @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/8/2013 POR @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/2/2013 DC @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 CHI @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CHI @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 CHI @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CHI @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2013 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2013 CHV @ CHI L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 NE @ CHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 CHI @ LA L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 CHI @ NY W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2012 CHI @ KC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 MTL @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/12/2012 CHI @ TOR W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/2/2012 HOU @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 CHI @ DC L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 NE @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI W 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 TOR @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 CHI @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/18/2012 CHI @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 VAN @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 LA @ CHI L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2012 CHI @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/29/2012 CHI @ KC W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/17/2012 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/2/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2012 CHI @ CLB L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 DAL @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/20/2012 CHI @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/12/2012 KC @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/9/2012 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2012 CHI @ CHV W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 SEA @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 CHI @ TOR W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/15/2012 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2012 CHI @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 PHI @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2012 CHI @ MTL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 CHI @ DC W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2011 DAL @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CHI @ RSL W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2011 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 CHI @ SJ L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2011 TOR @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2011 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHI @ NY T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2011 CHI @ VAN L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 POR @ CHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 CHI @ LA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2011 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2011 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 CHI @ NE T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 SEA @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 SJ @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 CHI @ TOR T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2011 LA @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2011 CHI @ POR L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 KC @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CHI @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 CHI @ CHV W 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2010 DC @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2010 KC @ CHI L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/8/2010 CLB @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2010 CHI @ DAL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/29/2010 CHI @ SJ W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 SEA @ CHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/18/2010 CHI @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/11/2010 CHI @ PHI L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2010 TOR @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 LA @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/28/2010 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHI @ HOU L 3-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves