|Full name||Michael Javier Ortega Dieppa|
|Date of birth||April 6, 1991|
|Place of birth||Palmar de Varela, Atlántico, Colombia|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|2011–2013||→ Bayer Leverkusen (loan)||7||(0)|
|2012–2013||→ VfL Bochum (loan)||9||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of August 7, 2012
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 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[update]
|2009||Deportivo Cali||Categoría Primera A||23||1||—||23||1|
|2010–11||Club Atlas||Primera División||17||1||—||17||1|
|2011–12||Bayer 04 Leverkusen||Bundesliga||7||0||0||0||7||0|
|2012–13||VfL Bochum||2. Bundesliga||9||0||2||1||11||1|
|2013||Atlético Junior||Categoría Primera A||1||0||—||1||0|