Weight: 178 lbs
Born: November 4, 1994
Hometown: Bucaramanga, Colombia
Previous Club: Cortuluá F.C.
2022 Season (Cortuluá F.C.)
Categoría Primera A (Colombia): 8 appearances, 2 goals
Herrera joins Republic FC after 11 professional seasons in his native Colombia, as well as Ecuador, where he featured in topflight leagues and amassed 83 goals in 273 matches played. In 2022, he featured for Colombian side Cortuluá F.C. – his second stint with the club – tallying two scores in eight contests. The veteran striker made his professional debut aged 18 in 2012 for his hometown side Real Santander (Bucaramanga, Colombia), then in Colombia’s Categoriá Primera B, the nation’s second division. Two stellar seasons to start his career earned him a move to the top flight, where he featured for five seasons between 2014 and 2018, with Alianza Petrolera, Junior FC, Jaguares de Córdoba, and Atlético Huila.
In 2019, his first stint with Cortuluá, the forward enjoyed a breakout campaign, netting 24 goals across 39 matches played and over 3,900 minutes – all career highs. The strong season earned him a contract with Ecuadorian side Macará, where he tallied 11 goals in 30 matches and appeared in one of Latin America’s top competitions – the Copa Libertadores – in 2020.