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Mihai Doru Pintilii (born 9 November 1984) is a Romanian professional footballer who plays for FCSB and the Romania national team. He is mainly deployed as a defensive midfielder or a box-to-box midfielder and is known for his combative playing style.

Mihai Pintilii
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Pintilii at a press conference in 2016
Personal information
Full name Mihai Doru Pintilii
Date of birth (1984-11-09) 9 November 1984 (age 34)
Place of birth Iași, Romania
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
FCSB
Number 5
Youth career
0000–2005 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)
2015Pandurii Târgu Jiu (loan) 10 (1)
2015–2016 Hapoel Tel Aviv 14 (0)
2016– FCSB 67 (4)
National team
2011– Romania 43 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 8 April 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 September 2018

Contents

Club careerEdit

Steaua BucureștiEdit

In May 2012, Steaua București signed Mihai Pintilii from Pandurii Târgu Jiu for undisclosed fee. They also loaned Mihai Răduț to Pandurii.[1] On 2 March 2013, he scored two goals in a Liga I game against Gaz Metan Mediaș.[2]

Al-HilalEdit

On 7 June 2014, Pintilii signed a three-year $3.9 million plus bonuses contract with Al-Hilal.[3] 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.

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

International careerEdit

Pintilii made his debut for the Romania national team on 10 August 2011, in a friendly game against San Marino.[4]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 8 April 2019[5]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
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 0 0 15 1
Jiul Petroșani 2006–07 11 0 0 0 11 0
2007–08 30 4 2 0 32 4
2008–09 30 3 0 0 30 3
2009–10 14 1 0 0 14 1
Total 85 8 2 0 87 8
Internațional 2009–10 15 0 15 0
Pandurii Târgu Jiu 2010–11 29 3 0 0 29 3
2011–12 30 4 1 0 31 4
2014–15 10 1 2 0 12 1
Total 69 8 1 0 2 0 72 8
FCSB 2012–13 30 5 0 0 12 0 42 5
2013–14 23 0 4 0 9 1 1 1 37 2
2015–16 11 0 1 0 0 0 12 0
2016–17 21 3 2 0 1 0 4 0 28 3
2017–18 26 1 0 0 7 0 33 1
2018–19 9 0 0 0 6 0 15 0
Total 120 9 7 0 1 0 38 1 1 1 167 11
Al-Hilal 2014–15 12 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 19 0
Hapoel Tel Aviv 2015–16 14 0 0 0 14 0
Career totals 330 26 11 0 3 0 44 1 1 1 389 28

InternationalEdit

As of 7 September 2018[6]
National team Year Apps Goals Ratio
Romania 2011 3 0 0.00
2012 6 0 0.00
2013 6 1 0.16
2014 7 0 0.00
2015 7 0 0.00
2016 7 0 0.00
2017 7 0 0.00
2018 3 0 0.00
Total 46 1 0.02

International goalsEdit

Scores and results list Romania's goal tally first. "Score" column indicates the score after the player's goal.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 6 September 2013 Arena Națională, Bucharest, Romania   Hungary 2–0 3–0 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Steaua București

Al-Hilal

Pandurii Târgu Jiu

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "Steaua a răpus coşmarul Gaz Metan: 3-0" [Steaua end Gaz Metan nightmare: 3-0] (in Romanian). Gazeta Sporturilor. 3 March 2013. Retrieved 7 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Contract DE VIS! Salariu de ŞEIC de la şeici!" (in Romanian). Fanatik. 7 June 2014.
  4. ^ "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.
  5. ^ "M. Pintilii". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Mihai Pintilii". European Football. Retrieved 5 October 2017.

External linksEdit

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