Xavier García (footballer)

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Xavier García
Personal information
Full name Moisés Xavier García Orellana
Date of birth (1990-06-26) 26 June 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth San Salvador, El Salvador
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Number 2
Youth career
2005–2006 ADFA San Salvador
2006–2007 Fundación Mágico González
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 San Salvador 17 (0)
2008–2009 Nejapa 8 (0)
2009–2014 Luis Ángel Firpo 109 (4)
2014– FAS 112[2] (4)
National team
2006–2007 El Salvador U17 7 (0)
2008–2009 El Salvador U20 6 (0)
2010–2010 El Salvador U21
2010–2014 El Salvador U23 2 (1)
2008– El Salvador 62 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of March 25, 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of March 25, 2017
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is García and the second or maternal family name is Orellana.

Moisés Xavier García Orellana (born 26 June 1990 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a Salvadoran footballer who currently plays for FAS in the Salvadoran Premier League.[3]

Club career[edit]

García's professional career began on 3 July 2007, when he signed a contract with now defunct Salvadoran national league club, San Salvador. He was one of six players from the El Salvador U17 national team, that would sign for San Salvador that season. The others were Ricardo Orellana, Diego Chavarría, William Maldonado, Óscar Arroyo and Fabricio Alfaro. He made his professional debut on 7 November 2007 in a league match against Vista Hermosa. After a spell at Nejapa, he joined Firpo in 2009.

International career[edit]

García made his debut for El Salvador in a May 2008 friendly match against Guatemala and had, as of December 2010, earned a total of 2 caps, scoring no goals. In December 2010 national team manager José Luis Rugamas named García in his 2011 UNCAF Nations Cup squad.[4]

El Salvador's goal tally first.

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