Player Details

Name

Francisco Navas Cobo

Height

5' 10"

Weight

150 lbs

Date of Birth

11.17.1991 (29)

Birthplace

Houston, TX USA

Position

Midfielder
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season

Advertising

Career Summary

OUTLOOK: Dynamo Academy product expected to develop as a reserve outside midfielder in his first professional season 

EXPERIENCE

2010: Made one league appearance in his rookie season as a teenager ... Made professional debut and became first Dynamo Academy product to appear with first team when he entered as substitute in 3-0 win vs. CHV on 4/17 ... Open Cup: Made first professional start and played 90 minutes as an outside midfielder in 1-0 win vs. Miami FC on 6/29 ... Started and played 90 minutes in 3-1 quarterfinal loss vs. CHV on 7/6 ... SuperLiga: Did not appear ... Other: Played all 90 minutes in 2-1 friendly win vs. Laredo Heat on 6/10 in inaugural Ryan-Sanders Shootout in Corpus Christi ... Played all 90 minutes in 4-0 Dynamo Charities Cup win vs. Aguila on 6/19 ... Assisted on Dynamo's second goal with cross-field run and pass to Corey Ashe.

2009-10 USSF: Led Dynamo Academy’s U-18 team to first place at the break for the Texas high school season from his wing position … Netted five goals in 13 games, including 11 starts … Scored game-tying goal in 82nd minute of comeback 3-2 win over rival FC Dallas on the road on 10/25 … Scored opening goal in 2-0 win vs. Lonestar Aztex Academy on 11/14 … Scored with a low free kick and set up clinching goal with a corner kick in 4-2 win vs. Classics Elite on 11/15 … Scored in first half of 4-1 win vs. Cleveland Internationals on 11/21 … Had a goal and two assists in 3-1 win vs. Columbus Crew Soccer Academy on 11/22 … Named USSF National Player of the Week on 11/26 for his performance in the previous week.

INTERNATIONAL: United States U-20 international … Called into U.S. U-20 national team camp for Dallas Cup early in 2010 … Trained with United States U-15 national team in camp at The Home Depot Center in January 2006.

PERSONAL: Full name is Francisco Javier Navas Cobo … Wears “Cobo” on the back of his jersey in honor of his maternal grandfather, who helped raise him … Born in Houston but spent most of his youth in Colombia with sporadic returns to Houston … Trained in Deportivo Cali youth system while in Colombia … Uncle, Juan Cobo, played for indoor Houston Hotshots in mid-1990s and still lives in Houston … Admires Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo … Favorite childhood memory is traveling to Italy … Enjoys music of Puerto Rican duo Wisin y Yandel … Favorite movie is “Goal!” … Enjoys reading.

Advertising

Advertising

Who ya got?!

Who ya got?!

Free to play. Easy to Play. Correctly predict the outcome in six matches and you could win the $50,000 jackpot!