Juan Pablo García

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This article is about the Mexican footballer. For the Mexican driver, see Juan Pablo Garcia (racing driver). For other people of similar name, see Pablo Garcia (disambiguation).
Juan Pablo García
Personal information
Full name Juan Pablo García Contreras
Date of birth (1981-11-24) November 24, 1981 (age 32)
Place of birth Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Mérida F.C.
Number 43
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1999–2005 Atlas 116 (26)
2005–2006 Chivas USA 38 (9)
2007 Tigres UANL 18 (2)
2008 Chiapas 9
2009-2010 Tigres UANL 5
2010 Veracruz
2011 Puebla
2012 Mérida F.C.
National team
2005- Mexico 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 30 December 2011.
† Appearances (Goals).

Juan Pablo García Contreras (born November 24, 1981 in Guadalajara, Jalisco) is a Mexican footballer. Nicknamed "Loquito", he currently plays for Mérida F.C..

Career[edit]

Garcia was trained in the FC Atlas youth system and made his debut in the Verano 2000 season against Pachuca CF. He played for the Mexican national team at the 2004 Olympics. He signed with Chivas USA in July 2005 and received his first cap for the senior national team on July 10 in a 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Guatemala. He returned to Mexico following the 2006 Major League Soccer season and signed with CD Tigres UANL.

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