Víctor García (footballer, born June 1994)
|Full name||Víctor Hugo García Hernández|
|Date of birth||11 June 1994|
|Place of birth||Cúa, Venezuela|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|San Antonio Cúa|
|2016–2017||→ Nacional (loan)||22||(0)|
|2019||→ Famalicão (loan)||9||(0)|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:26, 10 December 2020 (UTC).|
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 5 October 2017
Early years / PortoEdit
Born in Cúa, Miranda, García spent three years in the Venezuelan Primera División with Real Esppor, being at the time the youngest player to appear for them in the competition. In early 2013, he signed with Portuguese club FC Porto to complete his development; he mas mainly registered with the latter's reserves during his tenure, notably contributing 41 matches in the 2015–16 season as they won the LigaPro championship, being however ineligible for promotion.
García made his debut for Porto's first team on 13 April 2014, playing the full 90 minutes in a 3–1 Primeira Liga away win against S.C. Braga. For the 2016–17 campaign he was loaned to fellow league side C.D. Nacional, featuring regularly but suffering relegation.
A former youth international, García won his first full cap for Venezuela on 10 August 2011 at the age of only 17, playing the last minutes of the 0–2 friendly loss to Honduras held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
- "V. García" (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. Retrieved 26 September 2020.
- "El reemplazante de Danilo es un venezolano que es futbolista por un diario..." [Danilo's replacement is a Venezuelan who is a footballer because of a newspaper...] (in Spanish). Pasión Fútbol. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
- "Víctor García quer fazer história entre os venezuelanos" [Víctor García wants to make history amongst the Venezuelan]. Record (in Portuguese). 20 October 2013. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
- Castro, Gaspar (8 May 2016). "FC Porto B recebe troféu de campeão da Segunda Liga" [FC Porto B receive Segunda Liga champions trophy] (in Portuguese). SAPO. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
- Ruela, João (13 April 2014). "FC Porto investiu em poupanças e lucrou antes da Luz" [FC Porto invested in savings and took a prize before the Luz]. Diário de Notícias (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 September 2020.
- Da Cunha, Pedro Jorge (21 November 2015). "FC Porto: Victor Garcia, 19 meses e uma semana à espera" [FC Porto: Victor Garcia, waiting for 19 months and one week] (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
- Marques, Sara (8 August 2016). "FC Porto empresta Victor Garcia ao Nacional" [FC Porto loan Victor Garcia to Nacional] (in Portuguese). Mais Futebol. Retrieved 6 November 2017.
- Andrade, Tomaz (28 August 2017). "Dia intenso em Guimarães: Víctor García deixa o FC Porto e assina pelo Vitória" [Intense day in Guimarães: Víctor García leaves FC Porto and signs for Vitória]. O Jogo (in Portuguese). Retrieved 6 November 2017.
- Machado, José Miguel (21 January 2019). "Victor Garcia cedido ao Famalicão" [Victor Garcia loaned to Famalicão]. Record (in Portuguese). Retrieved 26 September 2020.
- "Víctor García es nuevo jugador de la AD Alcorcón" [Víctor García is a new player of AD Alcorcón] (in Spanish). AD Alcorcón. 17 September 2020. Retrieved 17 September 2020.
- "Venezuela sucumbió ante Honduras" [Venezuela fell to Honduras]. El Universal (in Spanish). 10 August 2011. Retrieved 6 November 2017.