EDINBURG, Texas (Tuesday, August 17, 2021) – Rio Grande Valley FC announced today it had added goalkeeper Javier Garcia to the 2021 roster. The signing is pending league and federation approval.
Garcia (6-2, 175 lbs.) most recently dressed for the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley but did not see minutes in the 2021 season. Prior to UTRGV, Garcia played at the RGV Toros Academy for three years dating back to 2017. The Mission native started his soccer career at RGV FC Toros Academy in 2016.
“We are pleased to sign Javier Garcia as part of our roster and GKs’ pool for the Toros,” said Wilmer Cabrera, RGV FC Head Coach and Sporting Director. “He has been working with us and he earned the spot with the team with his skills, mentality and commitment.”
TRANSACTION: Rio Grande Valley FC signed goalkeeper Javier Garcia.
FULL NAME: Javier Garcia
DATE OF BIRTH: March 23, 1998
WEIGHT: 175 lbs.
BIRTHPLACE: McAllen, TX
HOMETOWN: Mission, TX
ABOUT RIO GRANDE VALLEY FC
The Rio Grande Valley FC Toros (RGV FC) enter their sixth season in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship in 2021. The club plays at H-E-B Park, a state-of-the-art soccer specific stadium that holds 9,700 people, the club trains in H-E-B Park's world class training facility adjacent to the stadium. RGV FC is the only professional soccer team located within the Rio Grande Valley. In 2016, RGV FC became USL's first team to develop a hybrid affiliation model with a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. This partnership, with Houston Dynamo FC, began in 2016. The relationship has now evolved into a more traditional USL/MLS affiliation where RGV FC manages all aspects of the club and the Dynamo are able to loan players to the Toros for development purposes. For more information, please visit www.RGVFC.com.
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