Javi Garcia

Francisco Javier "Javi" Garcia Fernandez (Spanish pronunciation: [fɾanˈθisko xaβˈjeɾ ˈxaβi ɣaɾˈθi.a feɾˈnandeθ]; born 8 February 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Boavista. A defensive midfielder by nature, he can also appear as a central defender.

He started his career with Real Madrid, but represented mostly the reserve team, going on to have a three-year spell with Benfica in Portugal. In 2012 he signed with Manchester City, then spent a further three seasons in the Russian Premier League with Zenit where he appeared in 108 matches across all competitions, before returning to Spain in August 2017 to join Betis.

Garcia represented Spain at various youth levels, including the victorious under-19s at the 2006 European Championship, and made his senior international debut in 2012.

Club Career

Real Madrid

A product of Real Madrid's youth system, Garcia was born in Mula, Region of Murcia, and played three La Liga matches for the first team while still a junior, making his debut at age 17 in a 5–0 home win against Levante UD on 28 November 2004.

Javi Garcia
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