Date of Birth8.1.1984 (38)
BirthplaceGuacari, Guacari Colombia
A prototypical center back, Lozano is big and strong in the center … excellent in the air and in challenges … provides a steady, stay-at-home presence in the center of the Revs’ defense … reads the game well and can anchor a backline … native language is Spanish.
BEFORE MLS: Began his professional career in 2003 with Colombia’s Deportivo Pereira … played parts of seven years – including time with both the first team and reserves early on before settling with the first team in 2009 – with the club … scored three goals and added one assist in 68 appearances with Deportivo Pereira … in the summer of 2010, transferred to América de Cali, where he played through the end of the 2011 season … made 37 appearances and scored two goals with America de Cali … in January 2011, Argentine power Boca Juniors brought him in on trial, but he requested a return to América upon his arrival in Buenos Aires.
PERSONAL: Son of Consuelo Castaño and Oscar Lozano …has two siblings: brother Oscar Julian Lozano (34) and sister Claudia Ximena Lozano (23) … married to Leidy Bibiano Velasco … the couple has one son: Jean Pierre Lozano-Velasco (5) … lists FC Barcelona as his favorite club … a fan of fishing and playing videogames in his spare time … lists Christian music singer Jesus Adrian Romero as his favorite artist … “The Passion of the Christ” is his all-time favorite movie … played for the youth club team Juventud de Buga … states that his favorite location to have gotten to play soccer is Cali, Colombia.