Luis García Postigo
|Full name||Luis García Postigo|
|Date of birth||June 1, 1969|
|Place of birth||Mexico City, Mexico|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
García came out of the Pumas' youth groups as a great prospect. He debuted when he was 17 years old in 1987 with the Pumas team. He also played with Atlético Madrid, and Real Sociedad of Spain's Liga de Fútbol Profesional. Returning from Europe he continued his career in Club América, Atlante, Guadalajara, Morelia, and Puebla. He scored a total of 156 goals in the México Primera División, and led it in scoring three times. He retired from association football in 2001. He last played with Puebla F.C.. He became top-scorer in the 1990–91, 1991–92, and the 1997 winter tournaments.
Luis Garcia arrived at Atletico Madrid in 1992, scoring 17 goals in his debut season with the Spanish Club. After struggling in his second season, he was loaned out to Real Sociedad.
For the Mexico national team, he compiled 78 caps, scoring 29 goals and played in the 1994 World Cup, scoring both Mexican goals in their first round victory versus the Republic of Ireland. He was the tournament top scorer with 3 goals in the 1995 King Fahd Cup (later renamed the Confederations Cup). He was selected to be part for the Mexican team for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, however he did not see action in the tournament.
|1.||December 4, 1991||León, Mexico||Hungary||3–0||Win||Friendly|
|2.||March 11, 1992||Tampico, Mexico||CIS||1–1||Draw||Friendly|
|3.||November 22, 1992||Mexico City, Mexico||Costa Rica||4–0||Win||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|4.||November 22, 1992||Mexico City, Mexico||Costa Rica||4–0||Win||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|5.||January 27, 1993||Las Palmas, Canary Islands||Spain||1–1||Draw||Friendly|
|6.||April 18, 1993||Mexico City, Mexico||El Salvador||3–1||Win||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|7.||May 2, 1993||Tegucigalpa, Honduras||Honduras||4–1||Win||1994 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|8.||June 11, 1994||Miami, United States||Northern Ireland||3–0||Win||Friendly|
|9.||June 11, 1994||Miami, United States||Northern Ireland||3–0||Win||Friendly|
|10.||June 24, 1994||Orlando, United States||Republic of Ireland||2–1||Win||1994 FIFA World Cup|
|11.||June 24, 1994||Orlando, United States||Republic of Ireland||2–1||Win||1994 FIFA World Cup|
|12.||January 6, 1995||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia||Saudi Arabia||2–0||Win||1995 King Fahd Cup|
|13.||January 6, 1995||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia||Saudi Arabia||2–0||Win||1995 King Fahd Cup|
|14.||January 10, 1995||Riyadh, Saudi Arabia||Denmark||1–1||Draw||1995 King Fahd Cup|
|15.||March 29, 1995||Los Angeles, United States||Chile||1–2||Loss||Friendly|
|16.||July 6, 1995||Maldonado, Uruguay||Paraguay||2–1||Win||1995 Copa América|
|17.||July 9, 1995||Maldonado, Uruguay||Venezuela||3–1||Win||1995 Copa América|
|18.||July 9, 1995||Maldonado, Uruguay||Venezuela||3–1||Win||1995 Copa América|
|19.||July 13, 1995||Montevideo, Uruguay||Uruguay||1–1||Draw||1995 Copa América|
|20.||November 30, 1995||Los Angeles, United States||Colombia||2–2||Draw||Friendly|
|21.||January 11, 1996||San Diego, United States||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||5–0||Win||1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|22.||January 11, 1996||San Diego, United States||Saint Vincent and the Grenadines||5–0||Win||1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|23.||January 21, 1996||Los Angeles, United States||Brazil||2–0||Win||1996 CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|24.||June 8, 1996||Dallas, United States||Bolivia||1–0||Win||1996 U.S. Cup|
|25.||June 12, 1996||East Rutherford, United States||Republic of Ireland||2–2||Draw||1996 U.S. Cup|
|26.||June 12, 1996||East Rutherford, United States||Republic of Ireland||2–2||Draw||1996 U.S. Cup|
|27.||June 8, 1997||San Salvador, El Salvador||El Salvador||1–0||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|28.||October 5, 1997||Mexico City, Mexico||El Salvador||5–0||Win||1998 FIFA World Cup qualification|
|29.||May 31, 1998||Lausanne, Switzerland||Japan||2–1||Win||Friendly|
After retiring, he picked up a commentator spot with TV Azteca. He left the job when he was offered the position of Vice-President of Monarcas Morelia. After leaving Morelia, He currently has returned to TV Azteca to his old job of a commentator in TV Azteca Sport Programs.
In 2011, García appear in film production Guerrero 12, a feature-length documentary examining soccer fandom passion. The film is directed by Miguel A. Reina, who was also responsible for the Sundance film Un aliado en el tiempo.
- "Mexicans that have played for Atletico Madrid". www.terra.com.
- Luis García Postigo Liga MX stats at Medio Tiempo.com (Spanish)
- Luis Garcia at National-Football-Teams.com