Olmes Garcia

Olmes Garcia
Olmes Garcia
Olmes Garcia
Real Salt Lake
Real Name: Olmes García
HT: 6' 0" WT: 175
Age: 23 (10/21/1992)
Birthplace: Barranquilla, Colombia


RSL: Signed by Real Salt Lake on a transfer from Colombian club Deportes Quindio on Feb. 21, 2013

Deportes Quindio (Colombian 1st Division): Signed with Quindio's first team in January 2011

Professional Career

2014: Garcia had three goals in his second season with Real Salt Lake. His season was highlighted by a two-goal performance in a substitute role on July 24 to power RSL to a 3-1 win over the Montreal Impact. Of his 23 appearances, 12 were in a starting role and he surpassed his 2013 total with 1,191 minutes played. Of his eight career goals, all have come off the bench.

2013: Played in 24 games – eight of which were starts – for the Claret-and-Cobalt in the regular season … Scored five goals and registered four assists … Finished in the top-five for RSL with five goals (tied for fourth), four assists (fifth), 15 shots on goal (fifth) … Scored his first goal for Real Salt Lake on April 13 in RSL’s 1-1 draw with Vancouver Whitecaps FC … Provided an assist on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Chivas USA on April 20 … Scored the game-winning goal in the 80th minute in a 2-1 win over New England Revolution on May 8 … Notched a late brace as a sub in RSL’s 3-1 win over LA Galaxy on June 8 … Registered an assist on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Toronto FC on June 29 … Scored in RSL’s historic 3-0 win over FC Dallas on July 13 … Recorded an assist on Alvaro Saborio’s second goal in a 4-3 loss to New York Red Bulls on July 27 … Provided an assist on the second goal in RSL’s 4-0 rout of Columbus Crew on Aug. 24 … Provided an assist in RSL’s 3-0 win over Carolina RailHawks on June 26 in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup … Featured in two playoff matches playing a total of 49 minutes – did not record any goals or assists

2012: Made 33 appearances, including 26 starts, across the 2012 Apertura and Clausura tournaments, both career highs … Set a career high for goals, scoring five in league play for Deportes Quindio

2011: Signed his first-ever professional contract with Deportes Quindio ahead of the 2011 Apertura … Made 14 appearances and 10 starts across the 2011 Apertura and Clausura tournaments … Scored two goals for Deportes Quindio in his first full season as a professional


Full name is Olmes Fernando Garcia Florez ... Born in Barranquilla, Colombia … Grew up in the city of Istmina in the Chocó region of Colombia

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2015Real Salt Lake33152154213215291040
2014Real Salt Lake23123119103112271040
2013Real Salt Lake24859964331526750
Career Totals-8035103729596428227130
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