HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on Jan. 26, 2015.
A tenacious defensive midfielder who formed a formidable partnership with Darwin Ceren in the club's expansion season, Higuita lead the team in passing accuracy in 2015.
OUTSIDE MLS: Born and raised in Cali, Higuita spent four seasons in Colombia's top division.
INTERNATIONAL: At the international level, the defensive midfielder has been a constant within Colombia's youth ranks, featuring for the Under-17 and U-20 teams. Higuita was part of the Colombia squad that won the 2013 South American Youth Championship title and qualified for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, although he played just one game due to injury.