Borja García Freire

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Borja García
Personal information
Full name Borja García Freire
Date of birth (1990-11-02) 2 November 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth Torremocha, Spain
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 18
Youth career
SR Villaverde
2007–2009 Rayo Vallecano
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2010 Rayo Vallecano B 42 (10)
2009–2011 Rayo Vallecano 30 (3)
2011–2012 Córdoba 38 (17)
2012– Real Madrid B 66 (11)
2014– Córdoba (loan) 25 (1)
National team
2008 Spain U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12 April 2015.
† Appearances (Goals).
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Freire.

Borja García Freire (born 2 November 1990) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Córdoba CF on loan from Real Madrid as a midfielder.

Football career[edit]

Born in Torremocha de Jarama, Community of Madrid, García joined local Rayo Vallecano at the age of 16, finishing his formation there. On 20 June 2009, whilst still a junior, he made his debut as a professional, playing 11 minutes in a 2–2 home draw against Real Zaragoza for the Segunda División championship;[1] in the 2009–10 season, additionally, he was a key figure for the reserves as they reached Segunda División B for the first time ever.[2][3]

For 2011–12 García stayed in the second level, joining Córdoba CF.[4] He scored 19 goals in 44 official games during his only campaign with the Andalusians, ranking fifth in the scoring charts.[5]

In the 2012 summer García joined another side in the second division, Real Madrid Castilla.[6] On 24 March 2013 he played his 100th game in the category, against former club Córdoba.[7]

García returned to the Blanquiverdes on 7 August 2014, after agreeing to a one-year loan deal.[8] He made his La Liga debut late in the month, playing the whole second-half in a 1–1 home draw against Celta de Vigo.[9]

García scored his first goal in the main category of Spanish football on 21 September, but in a 1–3 home loss against Sevilla FC.[10]


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