Player Details


Cristian Higuita


5' 9"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

1.12.1994 (27)


Cali, Colombia


2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

Out of contract following 2019 season.

Higuita is a tenacious defensive midfielder entering his fifth season with Orlando City. The 25-year-old earned a regular spot in the Lions' midfield in 2018, making 18 starts in 21 appearances and scoring a career-high four goals.

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.

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