Boniek García

Boniek García
27
Midfielder
  • Houston Dynamo
  • 5' 9"
  • 150 lbs.
  • 09-04-1984
  • Tegucigalpa, Honduras

OUTLOOK: Dynamic two-way midfielder who is a fixture for Honduran national team (93 caps) and was named Dynamo Players' Player of the Year in 2012. 

2014: Made World Cup debut and appeared in three games (two starts) for Honduras national team at 2014 FIFA World Cup ... Named to Honduras national team's 23-man preliminary roster for 2014 World Cup and joined pre-World Cup camp in Miami on May 19 ... MLS: Recorded first assist of the 2014 season on Giles Barnes' goal at Chivas USA on 5/3 ../ MLS Team of the Week (Week 1) ... Scored vs. New England Revolution on 3/8.

2013 MLS: MLS Team of the Week (Week 23) ... Converted from the penalty spot in 2-1 win against D.C. United on 10/27 ... Missed game vs. Sporting Kansas City on 10/9 due to international call up for Honduras ... Assisted in back to back games in 1-1 tie at New England Revolution on 9/28 and 1-0 win vs. Montreal Impact on 10/4 ... Scored fourth and fifth goal in 5-1 win vs. Chivas USA on 9/21 ... Assisted both Will Bruin and Cam Weaver’s goals in 3-1 win vs. Columbus Crew on 8/3 (first two-assist game in MLS career... Scored second career international goal in Honduras national team’s 2-0 World Cup qualifying win over Jamaica on June 11 ... Assisted on Will Bruin's opening goal in 4-0 win at D.C. United on 5/8 ... Returned to starting lineup in 1-1 draw vs. the Colorado Rapids, after missing three games with left Achilles tendonitis ... Earned first assist of the season vs. San Jose on 3/30; assisting on Will Bruin's opening goal in 2-0 win ... Playoffs: Converted a penalty kick to score the second goal in 3-0 win vs. Montreal on 10/31 in Eastern Conference Knockout Round. 

2012 MLS: Ignited Houston's run to the playoffs with 4 goals and 6 assists in 17 regular season games ... Dynamo went 9-4-6 with +10 goal difference in regular season after Garcia's debut ... Scored game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Philadelphia on 10/20 ... Scored in 2-0 win over New England on 9/29 ... Scored equalizer in 3-1 defeat at Philadelphia on 9/23 ... Provided assist on Brad Davis' goal at Sporting KC on 9/14 ... Notched assist on Will Bruin's goal vs. Toronto FC on 8/25 ... Tallied assist on Brad Davis' goal vs. Columbus on 8/19 ... Recorded assist on Brian Ching's goal at Toronto on 7/28 ... MLS Team of the Week, Week 19 ... First MLS goal on 7/15 vs. D.C.; rose above a defender and headed an Andre Hainault cross back across the goal and into the net (first headed goal of his career) ... Secondary assist on Will Bruin's goal vs. D.C. on 7/15 (second of the year); played a long ball for Luiz Camargo to run onto, who then turned it back for Bruin ... MLS debut on 6/30 vs. Philadelphia; started and had a secondary assist on Brad Davis' 4th-minute goal ... Playoffs: Played 90 minutes in all six playoff games ... Scored in 1-1 draw at D.C. United in second leg of Eastern Conference Championship on 11/18 ... Delivered assist in 3-1 home win over D.C. United in first leg of Eastern Conference Championship on 11/11 ... 2012-13 CCL: Played 90 minutes in 1-1 draw at Olimpia on 8/30 ... Substitute for final 12 minutes in 1-1 draw vs. Olimpia on 10/23, helping Dynamo advance by winning Group 3 ... U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played for C.D. Olimpia from 2003-2006 before being transferred to C.D. Marathón for the 2006-2007 Apertura season ... Returned to Olimpia in January 2007 and made 115 appearances scoring 14 goals before his transfer to the Dynamo.

CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Played in 14 CCL matches for Olimpia from 2008-2011 ... Totaled 1,103 minutes and two goals ... Helped Olimpia advance to the quarterfinals of the 2010-11 CCL tournament.

INTERNATIONAL: Honduras international (93 caps, 2 goals) … 2014: Made World Cup debut as halftime substitute in Honduras' 3-0 loss vs. France on 6/15 in opening game of group stage ... 2013: Started both World Cup qualifying matches, 1-0 win on 10/11 vs. Costa Rica and 2-2 tie on 10/15 at Jamaica, to secure Honduras a 2014 World Cup berth ... Started and scored in 10th minute in 2-0 win vs. Jamaica on 6/11 ... Entered as a substitute on 74th minute in 1-0 loss at USA on 6/18 ... Played 90 minutes in both WC qualifiers in March (3/22 vs. Mexico and 3/26 at Panama) ... Provided assist on winning goal in Honduras' 2-1 home win over United States on 2/6 in opening game of final round of 2014 World Cup qualifying ...  2012: Came off the bench for the last 15 minutes in 0-0 friendly vs. Peru at BBVA Compass Stadium (11/14) ... Played 77 minutes in 8-0 World Cup qualifier win over Canada on 10/16 and 90 minutes in 0-0 qualifier draw vs. Panama (10/12) ... Started and played 90 minutes in WC qualifier wins over Cuba on 9/7 and 9/11 ... 2011: Started and played full time in all five matches for Honduras in the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup ... Recorded three assists in 7-1 win over Grenada in Gold Cup group stage match on June 10 ...  2010: Scored an equalizing goal vs El Salvador in 2-2 on 9/4 ... Was part of 2010 FIFA World Cup roster but did not feature in any of Honduras' group stage matches ...  2007: Started and played full time in all four matches for Honduras at the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup ... 2005: Started and played full time in all three matches for Honduras at the 2005 CONCACAF Gold Cup. 

PERSONAL: He was given the middle name Boniek in honor of Zbigniew Boniek, famous Polish international footballer.

2014 CORPORATE TEAMMATE: Lodge Lumber

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Houston Dynamo 16 16 1 1346 1 14 6 20 2 1 0
2013 Houston Dynamo 22 21 3 1899 6 18 5 27 7 4 0
2012 Houston Dynamo 17 17 4 1530 6 30 12 19 4 0 0
Career Totals 55 54 8 4775 13 62 23 66 13 5 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 16 16 1 1346 1 14 6 20 2 1 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Houston Dynamo 5 5 2 480 0 7 5 11 0 2 0
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 22 21 3 1899 6 18 5 27 7 4 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Houston Dynamo 6 6 1 540 1 3 2 9 2 1 0
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 17 17 4 1530 6 30 12 19 4 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
7/19/2014 TOR @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
7/12/2014 HOU @ TOR L 2-4 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/4/2014 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 0
6/29/2014 HOU @ MTL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0
6/6/2014 KC @ HOU L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2014 HOU @ COL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2014 HOU @ SJ L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2014 HOU @ DC L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 LA @ HOU W 0-1 Started 23 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/11/2014 RSL @ HOU L 5-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0
5/7/2014 CLB @ HOU W 0-1 Started 85 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
5/3/2014 HOU @ CHV W 4-1 Started 87 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/27/2014 POR @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
4/23/2014 HOU @ NY L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 0
4/12/2014 HOU @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
4/5/2014 DAL @ HOU L 4-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 8 0 0
3/29/2014 HOU @ VAN L 1-2 Started 71 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
3/15/2014 MTL @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 4 0 0
3/8/2014 NE @ HOU W 0-4 Started 90 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0
10/27/2013 HOU @ DC W 2-1 Started 90 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
10/20/2013 NY @ HOU L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 3 0 0
10/9/2013 KC @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2013 MTL @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0
9/28/2013 HOU @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/21/2013 CHV @ HOU W 1-5 Started 90 2 0 3 2 0 1 0 0
9/14/2013 HOU @ PHI W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2013 NY @ HOU L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2013 HOU @ CLB L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2013 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/24/2013 HOU @ MTL L 0-5 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/17/2013 SEA @ HOU W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0
8/10/2013 HOU @ RSL L 0-1 Subbed On 9 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CLB @ HOU W 1-3 Started 90 0 2 2 0 3 3 1 0
7/27/2013 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
7/13/2013 HOU @ NE W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/6/2013 PHI @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
6/30/2013 HOU @ NY L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 TOR @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 HOU @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 HOU @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/26/2013 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
5/18/2013 NE @ HOU L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
5/12/2013 KC @ HOU L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
5/8/2013 HOU @ DC W 4-0 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0
5/5/2013 HOU @ LA W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
4/28/2013 COL @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 4 0 0
4/20/2013 HOU @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CHI @ HOU W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 HOU @ POR L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/30/2013 SJ @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0
3/23/2013 VAN @ HOU W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/17/2013 HOU @ DAL L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
3/2/2013 DC @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
10/27/2012 HOU @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 PHI @ HOU W 1-3 Started 90 1 0 3 2 5 5 0 0
10/6/2012 MTL @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 0 1 3 0 0
9/29/2012 NE @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 0
9/23/2012 HOU @ PHI L 1-3 Started 90 1 0 4 3 1 0 0 0
9/14/2012 HOU @ KC T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
9/6/2012 RSL @ HOU W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/2/2012 HOU @ CHI L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
8/25/2012 TOR @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 0
8/10/2012 HOU @ NY L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
8/3/2012 NY @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 4 2 1 1 0 0
7/28/2012 HOU @ TOR W 2-0 Started 90 0 1 5 1 1 1 0 0
7/21/2012 MTL @ HOU W 0-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
7/18/2012 KC @ HOU W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
7/15/2012 DC @ HOU W 0-4 Started 90 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/7/2012 HOU @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/3/2012 CHI @ HOU T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
6/30/2012 PHI @ HOU W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves