Facundo García

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Facundo García
Personal information
Full name Facundo García
Date of birth (1999-12-16) 16 December 1999 (age 18)
Place of birth Olavarría, Argentina
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
AEK Larnaca
(on loan from Leganés)
Number 29
Youth career
Olimpo
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Olimpo 10 (0)
2018– Leganés 0 (0)
2018–AEK Larnaca (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2018– Argentina U19 1 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:25, 21 August 2018 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:25, 21 August 2018 (UTC)

Facundo García (born 16 December 1999) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for AEK Larnaca, on loan from Leganés.[1]

Career[edit]

Club[edit]

García started with Olimpo.[2] He was an unused substitute for an Argentine Primera División match with Newell's Old Boys in May 2017, prior to being reintroduced into the first-team in February 2018 and making his professional debut on 5 March during a 1–0 defeat to Estudiantes.[3][4] On 9 July 2018, García was transferred to Spanish side Leganés signing a five-year contract.[5] In the following August, he was loaned out to AEK Larnaca of the Cypriot First Division.[1]

International[edit]

In April 2018, García was selected to train with the Argentina U19 team.[6][7] He subsequently received a call-up for their 2018 South American Games squad, and scored on his debut during a draw with Chile.[8][9]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 21 August 2018.[1]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup[a] League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Olimpo 2016–17 Primera División 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017–18 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Total 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Leganés 2018–19 La Liga 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AEK Larnaca (loan) 2018–19 First Division 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
  1. ^ Includes the Copa Argentina and Copa del Rey

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Facundo García profile". Soccerway. 24 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Facundo García profile". BDFA. 24 March 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018. 
  3. ^ "Olimpo: el plantel viaja esta noche en colectivo con 19 jugadores". La Nueva. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018. 
  4. ^ "Olimpo, contrato profesional para Facundo García". Todo Mercado Web. 8 March 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  5. ^ "CD Leganés and Olimpo de Bahía have reached an agreement for the transfer of Facundo García". CD Leganés. 9 July 2018. Retrieved 9 July 2018. 
  6. ^ "Facundo García, el pibe sensación de Olimpo: No lo esperaba, ni siquiera me lo había imaginado". La Nueva. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  7. ^ "Olimpo: Facundo García fue convocado nuevamente a la preselección argentina Sub 19". La Nueva. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 10 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "Olimpo: Facundo García disputará los Juegos Odesur con la Selección Argentina Sub 19". La Nueva. 11 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018. 
  9. ^ "Empatamos con Chile". Olé. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018. 

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