Player Details


Juan David Cabezas


6' 0"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

2.27.1991 (33)


Cali, Colombia


Career Summary

Joined the Dynamo on a full transfer from Deportivo Cali in the Colombian first division on December 7, 2017. Won the Colombian league title with Independiente Medellin in the fall of 2016.

2018 MLS: Wore the captain's armband in a 3-2 win against San Jose Earthquakes on September 29 ... Made his second start of the season and first since Opening Day in a 0-0 draw at Orlando City SC on September 22 ... Returned to action in a 4-1 win against Portland Timbers after missing 16 games due to a thigh muscle strain ... Returned to action in a 3-1 win against New York City FC on May 25 after missing nine games due to a thigh muscle strain ... Started in his season debut in a 4-0 win against Atlanta United on March 3  

LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP: 2018: Played 90 minutes in a 3-0 win against Philadelphia Union helping the Houston Dynamo win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup 

2017 MLS:  Started and played every minute of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs ... Made his playoff debut in a 1-0 win vs. Sporting Kansas City during the Knockout Round of the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs ... Made his 26th start in a 3-0 win vs. Chicago Fire on October 22 ... Returned to the Starting XI in a 0-0 draw at Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 15 after missing two games due to an injury in the right hamstring (Sep. 30 vs. MIN and Oct. 11 vs. SKC) ... Made his 25th start in a 0-0 draw at Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 15 ... Made his 24th start in a 3-3 draw against the LA Galaxy on September 27 ... Missed a 3-3 draw at FC Dallas on Aug. 23 due to yellow card accumulation ... Scored a late equalizer goal and his first MLS goal in a 2-2 draw vs. Portland Timbers on July 29 ... Made it back to the 18-man roster in 2-2 tie vs. Minnesota United FC after missing two games due to a concussion (Apr. 1 vs. NY and Apr. 8 at NE) ... Made his first start with the Dynamo in 2-1 loss at Portland Timbers ... Made MLS debut coming in as a sub for Eric Alexander at the 70th minute in a 3-1 win vs. Columbus Crew SC ... Missed the first game of the 2017 season due to two yellow cards he received in his last game with Independiente Medellin.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Signed professional contract with Deportivo Cali in 2009 … 87 appearances, 69 starts for Cali with 11 goals … Won 2015 Apertura Championship … Also played on loan for Cúcuta Deportivo (2010), La Equidad (2011-12), Once Caldas (2013-14), and Deportivo Independiente Medellin … Won 2016 Apertura Championship, scored equalizing goal in the first leg of the championship series

INTERNATIONAL: Started all five matches for Colombia at 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup en route to the quarterfinals