How He Joined The Club: Signed from Sporting Cristal Lima on Jan. 6, 2019 using Targeted Allocation Money.
2019 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 15 starts in 18 MLS appearances … Recorded first MLS career assist in 2-2 draw vs. FC Dallas on June 8 … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes in Fourth-Round matchup against Sacramento Republic FC on June 11 … Started and played all 90 minutes in Round of 16 match against LAFC on June 20 … International Friendlies: Did not feature against C.F. Monterrey on March 23 … Started and played 90 minutes against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.
Professional Experience: Played as a regular starter for Peru’s Sporting Cristal Lima in 2017-18… Led his former side to a 25-7-11 record while conceding seven less goals than any other team (36 in 43 games) … Registered five goals over 21 starts (23 appearances).
International: Lopez was the youngest member to compete and start in all four group-stage matches for Peru at the 2017 South American U-20 Championship … Earned his first call-up to the senior national team in August of 2018 … Made his senior team debut as an 18-year-old in match against Germany on Sept. 9 … Also competed in the 2019 South American U-20 Championship.