Matías Pérez García

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Pérez and the second or maternal family name is García.
Matías Pérez García
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Personal information
Full name Matías Augusto Pérez García
Date of birth (1984-10-13) 13 October 1984 (age 32)
Place of birth Tartagal, Argentina
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Orlando City
Number 32
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Lanús 4 (0)
2005–2006 C.A.I. (loan) 15 (0)
2006–2007 Talleres (RE) 39 (12)
2007–2009 C.A. Cerro 0 (0)
2007–2008 Atlanta (loan) 14 (3)
2008–2009 Chamois (loan) 44 (5)
2009–2010 All Boys 51 (5)
2011–2012 Universidad de Chile 7 (0)
2011–2012 All Boys (loan) 30 (1)
2012–2014 Tigre 63 (13)
2014–2016 San Jose Earthquakes 47 (3)
2016– Orlando City 17 (0)
National team
2000–2001 Argentina U17 8 (1)
2003–2004 Argentina U20 6 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of April 9, 2017.

Matías Augusto Pérez García (born 13 October 1984) is an Argentine football midfielder, who currently plays for Orlando City in Major League Soccer.


Pérez García in 2015

Pérez García began his playing career in 2002 with Lanús of the Argentine Primera División. He then played a number of seasons in the Argentine 2nd division with C.A.I. and Talleres de Remedios de Escalada. In 2007, he was signed by Uruguayan club C.A. Cerro and loaned out to Atlanta and then Chamois Niortais. In 2011, he signed for the Chilean club Universidad de Chile of the Chilean Primera División.[1][2] After the 2011 Apertura he returned on loan to All Boys, after play only 7 games in the Tournament.

San Jose Earthquakes[edit]

Pérez García signed for Major League Soccer side San Jose Earthquakes on 31 July 2014. He debuted for San Jose on 8 August 2014 against LA Galaxy, where he scored his first goal of his MLS career.[3]

Orlando City[edit]

Pérez García was traded to Orlando City on August 3, 2016 in exchange for midfielder Darwin Cerén.[4]


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