|Full name||José María Ortigoza Ortiz|
|Date of birth||1 April 1987|
|Place of birth||Asunción, Paraguay|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|2004–2005||Sol de América|
|2004–2012||Sol de América||101||(29)|
|2009||→ Palmeiras (loan)||32||(4)|
|2010||→ Ulsan Hyundai (loan)||25||(17)|
|2011||→ Cruzeiro (loan)||24||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 December 2014.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 March 2013
Ortigoza started his career with the Paraguayan club Sol de América, where he played alongside Pablo Zeballos. He quickly made a good impression and established himself as one of the team's best players, finishing second in goal-scoring in the Apertura 2008 tournament along with Julio Aguilar. In 2009, Ortigoza was transferred to Palmeiras.
In January 2011, he signed for Brazilian club Cruzeiro EC on loan.
On 11 November 2010, he earned his first international goals in a match against Hong Kong, scoring two goals.
|1||17 November 2010||Hong Kong Stadium||Hong Kong||7-0||Win||Friendly Match|
|2||17 November 2010||Hong Kong Stadium||Hong Kong||7-0||Win||Friendly Match|
|3||15 February 2012||Estadio Feliciano Cáceres||Chile||2-0||Win||Friendly Match|