Boniek García

Boniek García
Boniek García
Boniek García
Midfielder
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Real Name: Boniek García
HT: 5' 9" WT: 150
Age: 36 (09/04/1984)
Birthplace: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Hometown: Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Dynamic two-way midfielder and 2014 World Cup veteran who is a fixture for Honduras national team with 114 caps and three goals. Was named Dynamo Players' Player of the Year in 2012. Ranks second in club history with 39 assists. Possesses a green card as a naturalized American citizen and does not occupy an International roster slot.

2020 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Started and played 90 minutes on March 7 at Kansas City, earning his 16th consecutive appearance for the club going back to the 2019 MLS season, the most of any player on the active roster… Started and played 75 minutes in Houston’s 101 draw on Opening Day with the LA Galaxy at BBVA Stadium… Reached 17,000 minutes for the club across all competitions in the 56th minute of Houston’s 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy on Feb. 29

2019 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Made his 200th league appearance with the club on Sept. 29 at Salt Lake… Started 30 of Houston's 34 league matches and wore the captain's armband on 20 occasions… Recorded his first assist of the season and the 39th of his career when he set up FW Memo Rodriguez for the opening goal in a 2-1 victory over D.C. United on May 18… Made his 200th appearance for the club in all competitions vs. San Jose on April 13, becoming the seventh player in club history to play in 200 competitive matches. Wore the armband and played all 90 minutes in the 2-1 victory… Wore the captain's armband on Opening Day, starting and playing all 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake on March 2… Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Played in one match for the Dynamo… Concacaf CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Started both legs of Houston's quarterfinal series vs. Tigres UANL, at home on on March 5 and in Monterrey on March 12… Made his competition debut, coming on as a substitute for MF Tommy McNamara in the 79th minute of a 2-1 Round of 16 series-clinching win over CD Guastatoya on Feb. 26

2018 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Played in 29 matches with 21 starts and finished with a goal and seven assists… Recorded his seventh assist of the season in a 3-2 loss against Seattle on Oct. 21… Recorded his sixth assist of the season in a 4-2 loss at Los Angeles FC on Oct. 12… Made his 150th start with the Dynamo across all competitions in a 4-1 loss at Seattle on Oct. 8… Scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 loss against Real Salt Lake on Aug. 18… Wore the captain's armband in a 1-0 loss at Columbus on Aug. 11… Wore the captain's armband in a 1-0 loss against Sporting Kansas City… Wore the captain's armband for the first time on the year and recorded an assist in a 3-1 loss against Philadelphia on July 25… Recorded his fourth assist of the season in a 3-1 win against New York City FC on May 25… Recorded his third assist of the season in a 3-2 win at Chicago on May 22… Recorded his second assist of the season in a 2-2 draw at Vancouver on May 11… Started and dished an assist in a 4-0 win against Atlanta on March 3… Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Started in three matches helping the Dynamo win their first ever Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

2017 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Started in 12 matches and played in 20 during the regular season… Dished his fourth assist of the season in a 3-0 win vs. San Jose on Aug. 12… Dished his third assist of the season in a 2-2 draw at LA Galaxy on June 17… Recorded his second assist of the season in 5-1 win vs. Real Salt Lake on May 31… Made his second start of the season as a right back in a 2-2 tie vs. Minnesota and dished an assist to FW Alberth Elis… Made his first start of the season as a right back in a 2-0 loss at New England on April 8. It was his fourth career start at right back… Playoffs: Played in two matches during the 2017 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs… Made his return to the postseason in a 2-1 win at Portland on Nov. 5… Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Played 28 minutes in a 2-0 loss in the Round of 16 against Sporting Kansas City on June 28

2016 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Reached MLS career highs in appearances (31), and assists (9)… Started first 19 MLS matches under interim head coach Wade Barrett, the longest streak of consecutive starts in his MLS career… Tallied ninth assist of the season on FW Mauro Manotas' match-winning goal on Sept. 24 vs. Portland, giving him the most assists by Dynamo player other than Brad Davis in a season… Fifth career two-assist match with the Dynamo Sept. 9 at Sporting Kansas City and first since June 26 at the Portland Timbers… Wore the captain's arm band for first time with Dynamo on July 23… Recorded fourth two-assist match with Dynamo on June 26 at Portland… Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: Played in three matches and recorded an assist in a 3-1 win against Sporting Kansas City on June 29

2015 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Played in 23 matches with 16 starts and finished the season with three goals and five assists… Started and went the duration, scoring a goal in a 2-2 draw at Portland on Aug. 21… Notched his fifth assist in a 2-1 win vs. San Jose on Aug. 8… Had a goal and two assists in 45 minutes as a second-half substitute in Houston's 4-2 win vs. New York Red Bulls on June 5… Started and scored his first goal of the year in a 2-1 win over Toronto FC on May 10

2014 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Appeared in 27 matches with 26 starts and tallied two goals and one assist… Scored volley goal in 2-0 win over Chicago on Sept. 28, which was voted Dynamo Play of the Year… Recorded an assist on Giles Barnes' goal at Chivas USA on May 3… Scored vs. New England Revolution on Opening Day, Mar. 8, and was named MLS Team of the Week

2013 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

MLS Team of the Week for Week 23 when he converted from the penalty spot in 2-1 win against D.C. United on Oct. 27… Assisted in back to back matches in 1-1 tie at New England Revolution on Sept. 28 and 1-0 win vs. Montreal on Oct. 4… Scored fourth and fifth goals in 5-1 win vs. Chivas USA on Sept. 21… Assisted both Will Bruin and Cam Weaver’s goals in 3-1 win vs. Columbus Crew on Aug. 3, the first two-assist match in his MLS career… Assisted on Will Bruin's opening goal in 4-0 win at D.C. United on May 8… Earned first assist of the season vs. San Jose on Mar. 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 Oct. 31 in Eastern Conference Knockout Round

2012 SEASON (HOUSTON DYNAMO)

Ignited Houston's run to the playoffs with four goals and six assists in 17 regular season matches… Dynamo went 9-4-6 with +10 goal difference in regular season after his debut… Scored match-winning goal in 3-1 win over Philadelphia on Oct. 20… Scored in 2-0 win over New England on Sept. 29… Scored equalizer in 3-1 defeat at Philadelphia on Sept. 23… Named to the MLS Team of the Week for Week 19 when he scored his first MLS goal on July 15 vs. D.C… Made his MLS debut on June 30 vs. Philadelphia when he started and had a secondary assist on Brad Davis' fourth-minute goal… Playoffs: Played 90 minutes in all six playoff matches, leading the Dynamo to the MLS Cup final… Scored in 1-1 draw at D.C. United in second leg of Eastern Conference Championship on Nov. 18… Delivered an assist in 3-1 home win over D.C. United in first leg of Eastern Conference Championship on Nov. 11… Concacaf CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Played 90 minutes in 1-1 draw at Olimpia on Aug. 30 and was a substitute for the final 12 minutes in 1-1 draw vs. Olimpia on Oct. 23, helping Dynamo advance by winning Group 3

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… Played in 14 CONCACAF Champions League matches for Olimpia from 2008-2011, totaling 1,103 minutes and two goals… Helped Olimpia advance to the quarterfinals of the 2010-11 CCL tournament.

INTERNATIONAL (HONDURAS)

Fourth on Honduras' all-time appearances list with 125 caps… Member of the squad that qualified Honduras to an Inter-Continental Play-off against Australia for a spot in 2018 FIFA World Cup… Participated with the Honduran National Team in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup… Joined Honduras national team for CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying matches and helped Los Catrachos advance to Hexagonal round of qualifying. Played final 20 minutes in 2-1 home win over Canada on Sept. 2 and 30 minutes of 0-0 draw at Mexico Sept. 6… Earned his 100th career cap for Honduras and recorded an assist in 3-0 win over Venezuela on Sept. 4, 2015… Part of two FIFA World Cups (2010, 2014) with Honduras and appeared in three matches (two starts) at 2014 tournament in Brazil


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2020Houston Dynamo157074009011040
2019Houston Dynamo323002584116349160
2018Houston Dynamo29211206376143170
2017Houston Dynamo20120116546221040
2016Houston Dynamo312402249925435340
2015Houston Dynamo23163146057417121
2014Houston Dynamo272622206125939340
2013Houston Dynamo222131899618527740
2012Houston Dynamo1717415306301219400
Career Totals-2161741315896391424026120351
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