Matías Pérez García

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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 33)
Place of birth Tartagal, Argentina
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Number 10
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2006 Lanús 4 (0)
2005–2006C.A.I. (loan) 15 (0)
2006–2007 Talleres (RE) 39 (12)
2007–2009 C.A. Cerro 0 (0)
2007–2008Atlanta (loan) 14 (3)
2008–2009Chamois (loan) 44 (5)
2009–2010 All Boys 51 (5)
2011–2012 Universidad de Chile 7 (0)
2011–2012All Boys (loan) 30 (1)
2012–2014 Tigre 63 (13)
2014–2016 San Jose Earthquakes 47 (3)
2016–2017 Orlando City 28 (1)
2017– Tigre 25 (1)
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 27 August 2018

Matías Augusto Pérez García (born 13 October 1984) is an Argentine football midfielder who currently plays for Tigre of the Primera División in Argentina .


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] He was waived by Orlando on 28 June 2017.[5]


After being released by Orlando City in June 2017, Pérez García signed with Tigre on July 18, 2017.[6]


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