Boniek Garcia

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

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Appeared in three games (two starts) for Honduras at 2014 World Cup
  • Member of Honduras team at 2010 World Cup
  • Fifth-most caps in Honduras national team history (99)
  • 2012 Dynamo Players' Player of the Year

OUTLOOK: Dynamic two-way midfielder and two-time World Cup veteran who is a fixture for Honduras national team (99 caps) and was named Dynamo Players' Player of the Year in 2012.

2014: Made World Cup debut on 6/15 vs. France 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: Appeared in 27 games (26 starts) and tallied two goals and one assist ... Scored volley goal in 2-0 win over Chicago on 9/28 ... Goal was voted Dynamo Play of the Year ... Recorded assist on Giles Barnes' goal at Chivas USA on 5/3 ... Scored vs. New England Revolution on 3/8 and was named MLS Team of the Week (Week 1) ... U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature.

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 CD Olimpia from 2003-2006 before being transfered to CD 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 (99 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 at Estadio Beira-Rio in Porto Alegre, Brazil ... Started and played 83 minutes in 2-1 loss to Ecuador on 6/20 at Arena da Baixada Curitiba ... Started and played 77 minutes in 3-0 loss to Switzerland in group stage finale on 6/25 at Arena Amazonia Manaus ... Started and played 82 minutes in 2-0 friendly loss at Mexico on 10/9 ... Started and played 69 minutes in 1-1 draw vs. United States in Boca Raton, Florida on 10/19 ... Started and played 70 minutes in 6-0 loss at Japan on 10/14 ... Entered as halftime substitute in 0-0 friendly draw at China on 11/18 ...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 honour of Zbigniew Boniek, famous Polish international footballer.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2015 Houston Dynamo 12 10 2 843 3 6 3 9 1 0 0
2014 Houston Dynamo 27 26 2 2206 1 25 9 39 3 4 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 78 74 11 6478 16 79 29 94 15 8 0

2015 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 12 10 2 843 3 6 3 9 1 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Houston Dynamo 27 26 2 2206 1 25 9 39 3 4 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
7/3/2015 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2015 HOU @ DAL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2015 HOU @ POR L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2015 NYR @ HOU W 2-4 Subbed On 45 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 0
5/30/2015 HOU @ NYC T 1-1 Started 78 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0
5/22/2015 HOU @ LA L 0-1 Started 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/16/2015 POR @ HOU W 1-3 Started 74 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/10/2015 HOU @ TOR W 2-1 Started 83 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
5/5/2015 SJ @ HOU L 1-0 Started 74 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 0
5/1/2015 DAL @ HOU L 4-1 Subbed On 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/25/2015 KC @ HOU T 4-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/18/2015 HOU @ DC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/11/2015 MTL @ HOU W 0-3 Started 53 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/4/2015 HOU @ SEA L 0-1 Started 72 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/28/2015 COL @ HOU T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/21/2015 HOU @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0
3/13/2015 ORL @ HOU L 1-0 Started 83 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
3/7/2015 CLB @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
10/24/2014 HOU @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
10/16/2014 NE @ HOU L 2-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/12/2014 DC @ HOU L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/8/2014 HOU @ TOR W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2014 HOU @ NY L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 4 1 0
9/28/2014 CHI @ HOU W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
9/20/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/13/2014 CLB @ HOU T 2-2 Started 45 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0
9/6/2014 MTL @ HOU W 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 4 2 0 0
8/29/2014 HOU @ KC W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
8/23/2014 HOU @ CLB L 0-3 Started 71 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU W 0-2 Started 89 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/10/2014 HOU @ SEA L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0
8/3/2014 DC @ HOU W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 3 3 0 0
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