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Orbelin Pineda to AEK; 5 Mexican players who played in Greece

Orbelín Pineda will play for AEK Greek, where he will meet again Matias Almeida. After months of uncertainty, the 'Maguito' will continue his


Orbelín Pineda will play for AEK Greek, where he will meet again Matias Almeida. After months of uncertainty, the ‘Maguito’ will continue his football career in Europe, just the way he wanted. In this way, the native of Coyuca de Catalán from the state of Guerrero will join the list of Mexican players who have been able to serve in Greece.

Mexican players with passage in the soccer of Greece

Nery Castillo – 2000-2007

One of the players who became known for his time in soccer Greece was Nery Castillo. The Olimpiakos was the first Mexican team on Greek land. There he was able to win six leagues and two cups. Later he had a step through the Premier League with Manchester City, League MX and MLS, until landing again with the Greeks in the Aris Thessaloniki.

Antonio de Nigris – 2009

The royal striker paraded for many teams in his career, including the AE Larisa from Greece, where he arrived as a free agent. He was only able to military a total of 7 games with the club. Months later his death was confirmed.

Alan Pulido – 2014-2016

After his departure from Tigres, Alan Pulido went to Greece to sign with APO Levadiakos, and subsequently transferred to Olympiakos until 2016. Years later he would consummate his return to Mexican soccer.

Pedro Arce – 2013-2017

The midfielder from Saltillo, Coahuila, joined the ranks of PAEV Veria, An Ginnitson, and AO Kavala. Later he wore the shirt of the Eagles of America. However, he only lasted a year to return to Greek football with Panionios. currently with 30-year-old finds himself without a team.

Paolo Medina – 2020-2021

The Mexican winger who had a training process in the ranks of the Real Madrid and Benfica and had a stint in soccer Greece. There he wore the shirt of the Panetolikos. However, his stay was short. last only one season.