Born: May 20, 1991
Birthplace: Pinar del Río, Cuba
Previous Club: CF Montréal (MLS)
Pronunciation: HOR-hey loo-EES core-AL-es
Jorge Luis Corrales returns to Tulsa for the 2021 season after FC Tulsa signed him to its 2021 roster.
Corrales had a breakout year with Tulsa in 2017, playing 30 matches with 28 starts to help lead Tulsa to a USL Championship Playoff berth. During that 2017 season, Corrales scored a goal and added two assists before signing an MLS contract with Chicago Fire FC in September of that season. He was loaned back to Tulsa where he finished the season before embarking on his MLS career.
Corrales is 21st all-time in club appearances and 17th in minutes.
2019-20 – CF MONTRÉAL (MLS)
Corrales’ most recent MLS success came with CF Montréal, where he played the past two seasons with then-called Montreal Impact. He appeared in 24 matches across the MLS regular season, MLS Is Back tournament, and CONCACAF Champions League, making two assists.
In 2019, Montréal lifted the Canadian Cup, Corrales’ second silverware of his career.
2017-19 – CHICAGO FIRE FC (MLS)
Corrales earned a moved to Chicago Fire after his breakout season in Tulsa, and he played for the Fire for about three seasons. He made 37 appearances across all competitions for Chicago from 2017-19, assisting a goal.
2016 – FORT LAUDERDALE STRIKERS (NASL)
Corrales played the 2016 Fall Championship with Fort Lauderdale Strikers in NASL. He made 17 appearances in NASL and one more in the 2016 U.S. Open Cup
2016 – THE MIAMI FC (NASL)
Corrales made an appearance for The Miami FC in the 2016 NASL Spring Championship before his move to Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
2015 – FORTUNA SC (MIAMI)
After departing Cuba in 2015, Corrales landed at Fortuna SC, a Miami based semi-professional team that serves as a landing spots for Cubans arriving in the United States to pursue professional soccer. Corrales joins current FC Tulsa player Darío Súarez and former FC Tulsa captain Ariel Martínez as players who have spent time at Fortuna SC
YOUTH CAREER AND CUBAN CAREER
Corrales began his professional career with his hometown side FC Pinar del Rio in 2009. Through 2015 he scored six goals in 80 appearances and played an additional 18 games on loan with FC Sancti Spiritus.
Corrales has 34 caps for the Cuban national team and most recently appeared for his country in a 2015 Concacaf Gold Cup quarterfinal against the United States. He scored his first international goal for Cuba on November 13, 2014 against Curaçao. He won the 2012 Caribbean Cup with the Cuban National Team.