Borja García Santamaría

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Borja García
Personal information
Full name Borja García Santamaría
Date of birth (1990-01-07) 7 January 1990 (age 28)
Place of birth Laredo, Spain
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Youth career
Racing Santander
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Racing B 58 (2)
2011 Racing Santander 1 (0)
2013–2014 Peña Deportiva 8 (0)
2014 Ontinyent 13 (0)
2014–2015 Avilés 34 (3)
2015–2016 Logroñés 39 (3)
2016–2017 Lorca 31 (3)
2017– Extremadura 14 (0)
National team
2005 Spain U16 1 (0)
2009 Spain U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 November 2017

Borja García Santamaría (born 7 January 1990) is a Spanish footballer who plays for Extremadura UD as a defender.

Football career[edit]

García was born in Laredo, Cantabria. He graduated from Racing de Santander's youth ranks, and made his senior debuts with the reserves in the 2009–10 campaign in Segunda División B.

García made his first team - and La Liga - debut on 27 August 2011, playing the last 21 minutes in a 3–4 away defeat against Valencia CF.[1] He continued to appear regularly with the B-side, however, and was released in 2013.

In October 2013 García joined Tercera División side SCR Peña Deportiva.[2] On 24 January of the following year he moved to Ontinyent CF in the third level.[3]

On 5 August 2014 García moved to Real Avilés, also in the third division.[4] He remained in the category in the following years, representing UD Logroñés, Lorca FC and Extremadura UD.


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