Cristian Higuita

Cristian Higuita
Cristian Higuita
Cristian Higuita
Midfielder
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Real Name: Cristian Higuita
HT: 5' 9" WT: 174
Age: 23 (01/12/1994)
Birthplace: Cali, Colombia

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. Talented, as well as a battler, he looks set to have a long professional career, and Lions fans will be hoping he spends a lot of it in Orlando.

OUTSIDE MLS: Born and raised in Cali, Higuita spent four seasons in Colombia's top division. In 2014, Higuita experienced his most successful campaign as a Colombian professional, starting in 10 matches and scoring two goals.

​INTERNATIONAL: At the international level, the defensive midfielder has been a constant within Colombia's youth ranks, featuring for the U-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.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2017Orlando City SC200350003000
2016Orlando City SC211611513111142091
2015Orlando City SC2625122282121730101
Career Totals-49412377632321180192
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