Player Details


Juan Mosquera




5' 11"


159 lbs

Date of Birth

9.5.2002 (21)


Cali, Colombia



Position Detail

Full Back

Preferred Side




Roster Category

2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: On July 17. 2022 via full transfer from Colombia's Categoría Primera A side Independiente Medellín. Mosquera is under contract through 2026 with a club option for 2027, and occupies an international and U22 Initiative roster slot.

2023: Recorded a goal and an assist against Seattle on April 15... Tallied his first career MLS assist on March 4 against LAFC... Scored Portland’s first goal of the season and his first goal with the club against Kansas City on Feb. 27.

2022: Made his MLS career debut on Sept. 18 against Columbus Crew SC on the road... Logged 18 minutes... Started and played 90 minutes in Portland’s final two matches of the season.

CAREER: In CONMEBOL he has featured in Copa Colombia, Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores tournaments. Most recently in early 2022, the defender started in seven of eight appearances, including five 90-minute performances, for Independiente Medellín in Copa Sudamericana. Additionally, Mosquera started in a 2-1 win against Tigres FC in Copa Colombia on May 5, 2022.

INTERNATIONAL: Was called into the 2022 and 2023 senior Colombian National Team, earning his first cap on Jan. 29, 2023 in a friendly match... As a youth international, Mosquera appeared with the Colombia U-17 Men’s National Team at the 2019 South American U-17 Championship in Lima, Peru and has also been named to the roster of Colombia’s U-20 training camps... He has two caps with Colombia’s U-17 team.