André Pinto, center-back, was born in Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto, in 1989. He trained in two clubs, FC Porto and Padroense. He started his professional career at FC Porto, but was loaned several times.
It was in SC Braga that he stood out, a club he represented from 2013 to 2017. It was in 2017 that Sporting hired him. The Portuguese central already conquered a League Cup at Sporting CP.