Player Details


Marcos López


5' 9"


150 lbs

Date of Birth

11.20.1999 (24)


Lima, Peru



Position Detail

Full Back

Preferred Side




Roster Category


Player Category

U22 Initiative
Career Summary


How He Joined The Club: Signed from Sporting Cristal Lima on Jan. 6, 2019 using Targeted Allocation Money. 

2020 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 11 starts in 13 appearances … Recorded two goals and two assists in 2020 … Scored his first career goal in a 2-1 victory against the LA Galaxy on Oct. 3 … Earned both MLS Team of the Week honors and nomination for Goal of the Week for Week 15 … MLS is Back: Did not feature during the MLS is Back Tournament due to appendix surgery … MLS Cup Playoffs: started and played 102 minutes in a loss against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Nov. 22 in the Knockout Round.

2019 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 15 starts in 18 MLS appearances … Recorded first MLS career assist in 2-2 draw vs. FC Dallas on June 8 … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes in Fourth-Round matchup against Sacramento Republic FC on June 11 … Started and played all 90 minutes in Round of 16 match against LAFC on June 20 …  International Friendlies: Did not feature against C.F. Monterrey on March 23 … Started and played 90 minutes against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.

Professional Experience: Played as a regular starter for Peru’s Sporting Cristal Lima in 2017-18… Led his former side to a 25-7-11 record while conceding seven less goals than any other team (36 in 43 games) … Registered five goals over 21 starts (23 appearances). 

International: Lopez was the youngest member to compete and start in all four group-stage matches for Peru at the 2017 South American U-20 Championship … Earned his first call-up to the senior national team in August of 2018 … Made his senior team debut as an 18-year-old in match against Germany on Sept. 9 … Also competed in the 2019 South American U-20 Championship... Competed for Peru in the World Cup Qualifiers in 2020.