Juan Enrique García
|Full name||Juan Enrique García Rivas|
|Date of birth||April 16, 1970|
|Place of birth||Bolívar, Venezuela|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1998–1999||U. de Los Andes||22||(13)|
|2013||Deportivo La Guaira||9||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 March 2012.
† Appearances (Goals).
Juan Enrique García Rivas (born April 16, 1970 in Bolívar) is a Venezuelan football striker. He is the all-time leading goalscorer in the Venezuelan Primera División, and has been league top scorer in five different seasons (also a record).
García played for a number of different clubs in Venezuela. He started his career with Minervén in 1988. In 1996, he joined Caracas FC where he was part of the championship winning squad. The following season he joined Zulia where he won another league championship.
In 1999, he returned to Caracas FC where he became the top scorer in Venezuelan football for the first time. In the 2001–02 season he won another league title with Deportivo Táchira and claimed his second topscorer award. He was topscorer again in the following two seasons with Monagas and Mineros.
For the 2005–06 season, he returned to Deportivo Táchira where he became topscorer for the fifth time.
García played 47 times for the Venezuela national team between 1993 and 2004, scoring 7 goals. He was included in three Copa América squads in 1993, 1995 and 1999. He also played in World Cup Qualifiers for the 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006 World Cups.
- Venezuelan Primera División topscorer: 1999–2000 (24 goals), 2001–02 (34 goals), 2002–03 (39 goals), 2003–04 (18 goals), 2005–06 (21 goals)