Signed as FC Dallas’ 11th Homegrown player on June 18, 2013.
2013: Was not eligible to play for FC Dallas in MLS competition until the start if the 2014 season… Started and played the full 90 minutes versus Antigua in MLS Reserve League action just five days after signing with FC Dallas… Started and played the full 90 minutes in all eight MLS Reserve League matches… Finished the season with the fifth-most minutes (720) of any players on the FC Dallas Reserves… Scored two goals and had two assists.
A starter for the U.S. U-20 National Team in the 2013 U-20 World Cup… Playing with both the U.S. U-18 and U-20 National Teams from 2011-12...
Earned ACC Freshman of the Year honors with the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2012 after tallying four goals and six assists in 23 games.
Was the No. 12 rated prospect in the country by College Soccer News and No. 17 by ESPN coming out of W.T. White High School… Scored 15 goals in 29 matches with the FC Dallas Academy in the 2010-11 season… Garcia and teammate Kellyn Acosta helped the U-17/18 Academy to a title in 2012, winning the Academy Finals Week title game against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston.
Has an older brother (Eddie) and four younger sisters (Karen, Juliet, Lillia, Zeta)… Would still be in college if he wasn’t playing pro soccer… Favorite Disney movie is The Lion King… Listens to R&B and country music… Both parents are of Mexican descent… Ran track in high school… Favorite holiday is Christmas… All-time favorite Christmas present was a bike.