| 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
| Michael Javier Ortega Dieppa|
(1991-04-06) April 6, 1991 (age 24)
Palmar de Varela, Atlantico, Colombia
Michael Ortega Wikipedia
Michael Javier Ortega Dieppa (born 6 April 1991 in Palmar de Varela, Atlántico) is a Colombian football midfielder who plays for Once Caldas.
Ortega can play as creative midfielder. He joined Deportivo Cali as youth and rose to the professional team.
On March 7, 2010, he made his debut to the senior team. At only 17 years, he played the first 68 minutes of the game against Junior. On August 4, 2009, he made his debut in the Copa Sudamericana. He was starter against Universidad de Chile.
On July 10, 2009, the Mexican soccer club Atlas signed Ortega. In 2011, Ortega represented Colombia in the 2011 South American Youth Championship and the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
On August 17, 2011, Ortega was signed by Bayer 04 Leverkusen on a loan deal form Atlas with the option to sign him in summer of 2013. On 7 August 2012 Bayer 04 Leverkusen loaned Ortega to the VfL Bochum even though the player is only on loan form Atlas with them. Michael Ortega joined Atletico Junior in July, 2013 on fully ownership for $1.000.000 USD.
As of May 15, 2013