Danny Garcia (soccer)
|Full name||Daniel Garcia|
|Date of birth||October 14, 1993|
|Place of birth||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|2012||North Carolina Tar Heels|
|2010–2011||United States U18||4||(0)|
|2012–2013||United States U20||17||(3)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 13, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).
Youth and College
On February 8, 2012, it was announced that Garcia was one of nine players who signed a letter of intent to play college soccer at the University of North Carolina. In his freshman year, Garcia made 23 appearances and tallied four goals and six assists on his way to being named ACC Freshman of the Year. It would turn out to be his only season with the Tar Heels.
On June 18, 2013, Garcia signed a homegrown contract with MLS club FC Dallas, making him the 11th homegrown signing in club history. However, he wasn't eligible for player for Dallas in MLS competition until the 2014 season. He made his professional debut on May 4, 2014 in a 1-0 defeat to New York Red Bulls.
- "FC Dallas Captures U-17/18 Development Academy Championship with Come From Behind 3-2 Victory against Vancouver Whitecaps FC". U.S. soccer. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
- "Tar Heels Sign Nine For 2012 Season". GoHeels.com. North Carolina Tar Heels. 8 February 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
- "Garcia Earns ACC Freshman Of The Year". GoHeels.com. North Carolina Tar Heels. 8 November 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
- "FC Dallas signs Homegrown midfielder Danny Garcia". FC Dallas. FC Dallas Media Services. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
- "Danny Garcia Signs With FC Dallas". GoHeels.com. North Carolina Tar Heels. 26 June 2013. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
- "FC Dallas 0, New York Red Bulls 1 | MLS Match Recap". MLSsoccer.com. Major League Soccer. 4 May 2014. Retrieved 4 May 2014.
- MLS player profile
- North Carolina Tar Heels bio
- USSF Development Academy bio
- U.S. soccer bio
- Danny Garcia – FIFA competition record