Date of Birth2.15.1994 (27)
Position DetailAttacking Midfielder
Player CategoryDesignated Player
Pizarro was acquired by Inter Miami in February 2020. The 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup, two-time Concacaf Champions League, and three-time Liga MX champion, Mexican international midfielder was signed as the Club’s second Designated Player ever.
He played for Inter Miami Head Coach Diego Alonso twice before, starring under Alonso’s tutelage at C.F. Pachuca from 2014 until 2016 and later joining him at C.F. Monterrey in 2018. Together the pair won the 2016 Liga MX Clausura and 2019 Concacaf Champions League titles.
Pizarro has also earned a number of individual accolades in his career. He was named to the Liga MX Best XI for the 2019 Clausura campaign, Concacaf Champions League Best XI in 2018, Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament Best XI in 2015 and was designated as the 2018 Concacaf Champions League Best Young Player.
The skilled midfielder came through the Pachuca academy before making his senior debut with the team at just 18 years old. In December 2016, he moved to C.D. Guadalajara where he went on to win the 2017 Liga MX Clausura, 2017 Copa MX Clausura and 2018 Concacaf Champions League titles. He made the move to Monterrey in June 2018, going on to win the 2019 Liga MX Apertura and 2019 Concacaf Champions League titles with the club.
Pizarro has also starred on the international stage, representing Mexico’s senior team over 20 times to this point, including 10 in 2019 alone. He made his debut for the senior team at just 19 years old in January 2014. The midfielder has also made appearances in the Concacaf Gold Cup, Concacaf Nations League, FIFA World Cup qualification and international friendlies.
In total, Pizarro has registered five goals and five assists for El Tri. He played 366 minutes in the 2019 Gold Cup, a competition Mexico emerged victorious in. He started and played 81 minutes in the final. At the youth level, he helped Mexico’s U-23 side win the 2015 Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament.