Jorge Corrales facts for kids
Corrales with Cuba in 2015
|Full name||Jorge Luis Corrales Cordero|
|Date of birth||20 May 1991|
|Place of birth||Pinar del Río, Cuba|
|Current club||FC Tulsa|
|2009–2015||Pinar del Río||80||(6)|
|2015||→ Sancti Spíritus (loan)||18||(1)|
|2016||Fort Lauderdale Strikers||17||(0)|
|2017||→ Tulsa Roughnecks (loan)||5||(0)|
† Appearances (Goals).
Corrales began his career in 2009, playing for FC Pinar del Río in his hometown of Pinar del Río. He was the captain of FC Pinar del Río from 2011 until 2015, when he was loaned to FC Sancti Spíritus. Corrales was named Pinar del Río's MVP in the 2012, 2013, and 2014 seasons. He tallied 20 assists and 6 goals during his more than 80 appearances for FCPR.
In 2015, Corrales obtained a US Visa from the U.S. Embassy in Havana and arrived in Miami to visit family and friends. Corrales joined amateur Miami-based Fortuna SC in October 2015. Fortuna SC had a strong Cuban contingent and included full Cuban senior international players Ariel Martinez and Dario Suarez, and under-23 internationals Brian Rosales, Frank López García and Yendry Torres.
While in Miami, he decided to initiate the necessary legal proceedings to obtain a work permit and legally live in the United States to pursue a professional soccer career. Following a successful tryout with Miami FC, he signed for the newly created team in January 2016. He joined Fort Lauderdale Strikers in June the same year. Corrales joined the Tulsa Roughnecks FC on 2 March 2017. He transferred to Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer on 14 September 2017.
On 7 August 2019, Corrales was traded to Montreal Impact in exchange for Micheal Azira and a second-round 2020 MLS SuperDraft pick.
Corrales played in the 2011 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and the 2011 Pan American Games tournament.
He made his senior international debut for Cuba in a December 2011 friendly match against Costa Rica and has earned a total of 34 caps, scoring 1 goals. He represented his country in 7 FIFA World Cup qualifying matches
- Scores and results list Cuba's goal tally first.
|1.||13 November 2014||Montego Bay Sports Complex, Montego Bay, Jamaica||Curaçao||1–0||3–2||2014 Caribbean Cup|
- Canadian Championship: 2019
- Caribbean Cup: 2012
In Spanish: Jorge Luis Corrales para niños
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