OUTLOOK: Dynamic two-way midfielder who is a fixture for Honduran national team and was named Dynamo Players' Player of the Year in 2012.
2013 MLS: Earned first assist of the season vs. San Jose on 3/30; assisting on Will Bruin's opening goal in 2-0 win.
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 (81 caps, 1 goal) … 2013: 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: 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.