Jorge Herrera (footballer)
|Full name||Jorge Enrique Herrera Suárez|
|Date of birth||September 11, 1980|
|Place of birth||Bogotá, Colombia|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|2001–2003||Independiente Santa Fe||45||(6)|
|2004–2005||→ Huracán (loan)||2||(0)|
|2007||→ Club Guaraní (loan)||?||(?)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:59, 30 May 2016 (UTC).
Jorge has received many high awards from the Colombian Football Federation and from the South American Football Confederation.
Herrera spent most of his early professional career in his native Colombia, playing for Independiente Santa Fe, Atlético Nacional, Deportes Quindío and Millionarios. He also played briefly for Huracán in Argentina and Club Guaraní in Paraguay before coming to the United States.
Herrera signed with Charlotte Eagles of the USL Second Division in 2007, and immediately made an impact, scoring a goal and registering five assists in his first five games until problems with his visa led to him having to return to Colombia. Following his return to Charlotte in 2008 season. Herrera recorded nine goals and six assists in 2008, helping the team win the USL Second Division regular season title and finish as runners-up in the playoffs; he was also a USL2 MVP finalist, losing to his teammate Dustin Swinehart. He is currently coaching at one of the most prestigious high schools in the country. He has led Charlotte Christian School to 4 state championships.