Player Details


Malik Pinto

Date of Birth

8.9.2002 (20)



Position Detail


Preferred Side

Career Summary

FC Cincinnati signed former FCC Academy product Malik Pinto to his first professional contract on January 6, 2023. Pinto’s deal runs through 2024 with options for 2025 and 2026. Pinto joined the FC Cincinnati Academy in 2020 after enrolling at Princeton University. During the canceled 2020-21 NCAA season, Pinto trained with FC Cincinnati and played with the FCC Academy U-19 teams.

COLLEGE (Princeton): In 2022, played and started all 16 matches for the Tigers … registered four assists in 1,234 minutes … tallied two assists against Virginia Tech (10/18) in a 5-0 win … logged season high six shots against Yale … All-Ivy Honorable Mention … appeared in all 18 matches in 2021, starting 14 … tallied six points (2G, 2A) … scored both goals against Dartmouth including an overtime match winner … earned Ivy League Rookie of the Week, Ivy League Player of the Week honors … named to Second-Team All-Ivy.