Alberto García Aspe
|Full name||Alberto García Aspe Mena|
|Date of birth||May 11, 1967|
|Place of birth||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Height||1.69 m (5 ft 6 1⁄2 in)|
|1995||→ River Plate (loan)||5||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
Alberto García Aspe Mena (born May 11, 1967 in Mexico City) is a retired Mexican football midfielder. He is one of the all-time appearance leaders for the Mexico national team. He participated in 109 matches, scoring a total 21 goals. In addition, he has played in three FIFA World Cups.
García Aspe's club career started in 1984 with UNAM Pumas, debuting in a 4–1 win against Puebla. García Aspe played for UNAM Pumas, Necaxa, Argentine club River Plate, América, and Puebla. García Aspe was rewarded 4 Championships at a professional level with UNAM Pumas (1991), Necaxa (1995, 1996 and 1997). Overall García Aspe played 518 games, scored 142 goals, and registered 51 assists in the Mexican First Division. His last appearance in the Mexico First Division was in a 5–2 loss to Morelia.
García Aspe's international debut came on April 26, 1988, in an impressive 4–1 victory against Honduras. He has participated in 109 matches, scoring a total 21 goals. In addition, he played in three FIFA World Cup tournaments: (1994, 1998 and 2002). García Aspe scored a goal in the 1994 FIFA World Cup against Bulgaria and in the 1998 World Cup against Belgium, both coming in penalty kicks. In the 2002 FIFA World Cup, García Aspe only appeared in one game, playing twelve minutes in the round 16 match against the United States.
- Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.
|1.||April 26, 1988||Estadio Marte R. Gómez, Ciudad Victoria, Mexico||Honduras||3–0||4–1||Friendly|
|2.||April 4, 1993||Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador, El Salvador||El Salvador||1–0||1–2||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|3.||April 25, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||Canada||4–0||4–0||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4.||May 2, 1993||Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino, Tegucigalpa, Honduras||Honduras||1–0||4–1||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||June 10, 1993||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||Paraguay||2–0||3–1||Friendly|
|6.||June 27, 1993||Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa, Quito, Ecuador||Peru||1–0||4–2||1993 Copa América|
|8.||August 8, 1993||Estádio Rei Pelé, Maceió, Brazil||Brazil||1–1||1–1||Friendly|
|9.||February 2, 1994||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, United States||Russia||1–1||1–4||Friendly|
|10.||July 5, 1994||Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, United States||Bulgaria||1–1||1–1 (p.s.o.)||1994 FIFA World Cup|
|11.||June 24, 1995||Cotton Bowl, Dallas, United States||Nigeria||1–1||2–1||1995 U.S. Cup|
|12.||May 18, 1996||Soldier Field, Chicago, United States||Slovakia||1–0||5–2||Friendly|
|14.||January 19, 1997||Rose Bowl, Pasadena, United States||United States||2–0||2–0||1997 U.S. Cup|
|15.||October 15, 1997||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||El Salvador||2–0||5–0||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|16.||February 24, 1998||Pro Player Stadium, Miami Gardens, United States||Netherlands||2–3||2–3||Friendly|
|17.||May 9, 1998||Stadio Enzo Mazotti, Montecatini Terme, Italy||Estonia||1–0||6–0||Friendly|
|18.||May 31, 1998||Stade Olympique de la Pontaise, Lausanne, Switzerland||Japan||1–0||2–1||Friendly|
|19.||June 20, 1998||Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux, France||Belgium||1–2||2–2||1998 FIFA World Cup|
|20.||July 25, 2001||Estadio Hernán Ramírez Villegas, Pereira, Colombia||Uruguay||2–1||2–1||2001 Copa América|
|21.||September 5, 2001||Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico||Trinidad & Tobago||1–0||3–0||2002 FIFA World Cup qualification|
- Beto García Aspe Website
- Alberto García Aspe at National-Football-Teams.com
- International statistics at rsssf
- Alberto García Aspe Liga MX stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)