Eddy Pineiro Jr. a.k.a. Eddy Pineiro is a professional football placekicker. Born in Miami, Florida, Eddy plays for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida.
Prior to joining the Bears, Eddy was at Oakland Raider. Eventually, he joined the Bears at the 2018 NFL draft.
Despite joining the Raiders, the placekicker couldn’t make it the first team following his injury. Later, the Raiders traded him to Chicago Bears.
Though Eddy began playing soccer since his childhood, his father always motivated to turn to football. Eventually, he joined Miami Sunset High Football team during his senior years.
In 2015, Eddy joined the University of Alabama as its kicker. Though he had a contract with Alabama, he later decided to play for Florida. Luckily, he got a scholarship for Florida and began playing there. While playing for Florida, he averaged 94.4% and scored 38 goals in 43 appearances.
Movin on, he played his first NFL game on August 10, 2018, for the Bears. Though Chicago Bears have a bad record when it comes to kickers, they have now settled on Eddy. In fact, Eddy once kicked an 81-year field goal and also beat 500 guys to win a kicking competition at the Nick Saban kicking competition.
Well, the Bears made a good decision having Eddy as their kicker.
Here’s what you might want to know about Eddy Pineiro.
|Birthday||September 13, 1995|
|Nationality||United States of America|
|Parents ( Father Mother)||Eddy Sr|
|Wife or Husband||N/A|
|Son and Daughter||N/A|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
Aged 23, Eddy Pineiro turned professional in 2018, at the age of 22. He signed for Oakland Raiders as his first NFL team. After his successful college career with the Gators, the Raiders decided to take him in.
The prodigy signed a 3 years contract with the Raiders worth $1,735,000. Though he remained undrafted for the first two years and only played for the Raiders in the third year. His signing bonus was $25,000 with a guaranteed amount at $25,000.
During his time at the Raiders, Eddy Pineiro average salary was $578,333 per year.
Later, the Raiders traded him to the Chicago Bears. His base salary while at the Bears is $495,000 per annum, along with a cap-hit value of $495,000. For the year 2020, his base salary will be $660,000.
In his two years at the Bears, Eddy will make $1,155,000.
Collectively, Eddy Pineiro Jr. is worth in millions. Still, at his early years in NFL, the Bears’ kicker is certain to add a huge amount to his net worth in the coming years.
Born on September 13, 1995, Eddy Pineiro Jr. is a young and rising star in the NFL. The football kicker is regarded as one of the finest kickers the Bears have had in a long time.
Seemly focused on his professional career, Eddy is currently single at the moment. Also, he is quite young to get married yet.
Though the prodigy might not have a lovely lady in his life, he sure knows how to spend time off-filed.
This guy just loves to spend time with his friends and family. In fact, he is just so good at it. Well, his Instagram says so.
Aged 23, Eddy Pineiro stands 6 feet tall i.e. 183 meters. His bodyweight is 78 kg (173 lbs).
His hair color is light brown and his eyes are black colored.