Gamadiel García

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Sánchez.
Gamadiel García
Personal information
Full name Gamadiel Adrián García Sánchez
Date of birth (1979-07-20) 20 July 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Audax Italiano
Number 12
Youth career
1991–1997 Universidad de Chile
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2004 Universidad de Chile 48 (8)
1999–2000 Coquimbo Unido (loan) 32 (12)
2003–2004 Necaxa (loan) 48 (3)
2005 Caracas 24 (5)
2005 Once Caldas 18 (2)
2006 UA Maracaibo 13 (6)
2006 Coquimbo Unido 16 (7)
2007 Skoda Xanthi 14 (4)
2008–2010 Huachipato 88 (24)
2011 Deportes La Serena 31 (10)
2012 Deportivo Táchira 12 (0)
2012– Audax Italiano 39 (5)
National team
1999 Chile U20 9 (3)
2002–2006 Chile 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 25 May 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 15 November 2008

Gamadiel Adrián García Sánchez (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡamaˈðjel ɣaɾˈθia], born 20 July 1979) is a Chilean professional footballer that currently plays for Primera División club Audax Italiano as attacking midfielder.

Club career[edit]

He debuted as professional footballer at Chilean powerhouse Universidad de Chile in 1998, in where García won his first two titles in his career, the same year: the league title and the Copa Chile. The next season, he was loaned to Coquimbo Unido for one season, he also was the top-scorer at the team of Coquimbo alongside Pascual de Gregorio. In January 2003, he moved to Mexico for play at Necaxa, in where he scored three goals in 48 appearances, and two years later, García signed a contract with Venezuelan Primera División giants Caracas, then playing the next seasons at Once Caldas and Unión Atlético Maracaibo, and in 2006, he returned to his country for play his old club Coquimbo Unido.

In December 2006, García joined to Greek Super League side Skoda Xanthi for an undisclosed fee,[1] returning the next season to Chile for play in Huachipato, in where he had successful spell, scoring 24 goals in 88 appearances at the team of Talcahuano. Four years later, he signed a contract with Deportes La Serena and the next season, thanks to his good campaign, García joined Deportivo Táchira, team that disputed the 2012 Copa Libertadores.[2] In June, he returned to Chile and was signed by Primera División club Audax Italiano.

International career[edit]

García was part of the Chilean U-20 squad that played the 1999 South American Youth Championship made in Argentina.[3] Three years later, he debuted for the adult squad against Turkey in a friendly game, on 17 April 2002, being this his only international appearance, despite of his another game disputed with Chile against Aragon in 2006, that was considered a non-official FIFA match.[4][5]



Universidad de Chile
Once Caldas



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