HOW ACQUIRED: Loaned from Olimpia through the 2019 season using Targeted Allocation Money on August 6, 2019.
Chirinos is a winger who joins Vancouver hoping to make an instant impact.
INTERNATIONAL: A native of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Chirinos has made 19 appearances for his national team, most recently making two starts and three appearances in the Concacaf Gold Cup last month. At the youth level, Chirinos played in 10 matches for the Honduras U-20 and U-21 national sides, scoring two goals.
OUTSIDE MLS: Chirinos made his professional debut in 2014 with his hometown side C.D. Olimpia. In league play, the 5-foot-5 winger has started 69 of his 99 appearances, while scoring 27 goals. In international club competition, has made seven appearances and scored two goals in the Concacaf Champions League, including playing in two matches against Whitecaps FC in 2015. In 2017, Chirinos started all eight of his appearances and scored three goals to help Olimpia win the inaugural Concacaf League title. During the 2018-19 season, Chirinos went on loan to Lobos BUAP in Mexico’s top tier Liga MX, where he started all 33 of his appearances and scored six goals.