NameMatias Perez Garcia
Date of Birth10.13.1984 (37)
How he joined the club: Signed as third Designated Player in club history on July 31, 2014.
2015 (San Jose Earthquakes): MLS: Made 25 starts in 27 appearances during his first full season in MLS … Led the Quakes with seven assists and four game-winning assists, while scoring two goals … Earned AT&T MLS Goal of the Week honors for his creative score against Seattle Sounders FC on June 20 … Tallied an assist in a 1-0 win at the Houston Dynamo on May 5 … Recorded two-assist games vs. Columbus Crew SC on May 16 and vs. the LA Galaxy at Stanford Stadium on June 27 … Scored the late game-winner vs. Real Salt Lake on Sept. 27 … U.S. Open Cup: Did not play vs. Sacramento Republic FC on June 16 and vs. the LA Galaxy on July 1 … ICC: Started and played 34 minutes vs. Club America on July 14 … Started and played 45 minutes vs. Manchester United on July 21.
2014 (San Jose Earthquakes): Signed as the third Designated Player in club history on July 31, 2014 … Made four starts in six appearances in his first season with the Earthquakes … Became the ninth player in club history to score in his debut, finding the net in the 31st minute of a 2-2 draw against the LA Galaxy on Aug. 8 at StubHub Center … Diagnosed with a torn meniscus in his right knee following the match against Dallas, resulting in arthroscopic surgery on Aug. 20 … Recorded his first MLS assist in 90 minutes against the Colorado Rapids on Sept. 27 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.
2013-14 (Club Atletico Tigre): Scored seven goals and recorded six assists in 30 total appearances with Club Atletico Tigre … Torneo Final: Scored three goals and tallied one assist in 17 appearances during Torneo Final … Made 9 starts in his first 10 appearances of the season, recording his first goal of the season in a 2-2 draw with San Lorenzo on March 31, 2014 … Scored a goal and notched an assist in the next two league games against Arsenal de Sarandi FC and his former club CA All Boys Buenos Aires … Played 86 minutes and recorded his third goal of the season in a 2-1 win against Belgrano de Cordoba on May 6, 2014 … Torneo Inicial: Scored four goals and recorded five assists in 13 appearances during Torneo Inicial … Scored the equalizing goal in a 1-1 draw against Gimnasia on Oct. 13, 2013 … Recorded a one goal and one assist performance in a 2-1 win against Arsenal de Sarandi FC on Oct. 20, 2013 … Logged his second one goal and one assist performance in a 3-2 loss to Club Atletico Lanus on Nov. 3, 2013 … Capped his first two assist game of the season in a 3-1 win against Rafaela on Nov. 30, 2013 … Tallied his third one goal and one assist performance in a 2-0 win against Estudiantes on Dec. 8, 2013.
2012-13 (Club Atletico Tigre): Scored nine goals and recorded four assists in 47 appearances with Club Atletico Tigre … Copa Libertadores: Scored a goal in a 3-1 win against Sporting Cristal Lima on April 10, 2013 … Scored two goals and logged one assist in 5-3 win against Club Libertad Asuncion on April 19, 2013 … Scored a goal in a 2-1 win against Olimpia in the Round of 16 on May 1, 2013 … Torneo Final: Scored one goal as a substitute in a 3-2 loss to Club Atletico River Plate on Feb. 25, 2013 … Recorded a brace in a 2-1 win against CA All Boys Buenos Aires on March 3, 2013 … Scored one goal in a 2-1 loss to Union Santa Fe on March 16, 2013 … Recorded an assist in a 3-2 loss to Arsenal de Sarandi FC on May 27, 2013 … Copa Sudamericana: Recorded a brace in a 4-0 win against Deportivo Quito in the Round of 16 on Oct. 26, 2012.
2011-12 (CA All Boys Buenos Aires): Scored one goal and recorded two assists in 30 appearances with CA All Boys Buenos Aires in the Torneo Final and Torneo Inicial … Torneo Final: Scored one goal in a 1-0 win against Atletico de Rafaela on Feb. 25, 2012 … Torneo Inicial: Recorded one assist in a 1-1 draw against Belgrano de Cordoba on Aug. 6, 2011 … Tallied one assist in a 6-1 loss to Club Deportivo Godoy Cruz on Sept. 10, 2011.
2010-11 (CA All Boys Buenos Aires/ Club Universidad de Chile): Scored two goals and logged six assists in 15 league appearances for CA All Boys Buenos Aires before being loaned to Club Universidad de Chile on Jan. 1, 2011 … Made nine total appearances for his new squad.
2009-10 (CA All Boys Buenos Aires): Scored three goals and recorded eight assists in 34 league appearances … Recorded his first career assist in a 3-1 win against Club Atletico Platense on Sept. 6, 2009 … Scored a goal and played 90 minutes in a 2-0 win against Atletico de Rafaela on Oct. 11, 2009 … Recorded an assist, started and played 84 minutes in a 2-1 loss to Olimpo de Bahia Blanca on Oct. 24, 2009 … Tallied his third assist of the season in 90 minutes in a 2-1 win against Club Sportivo Italiano on Nov. 2, 2009 … Logged his second goal of the season in a 3-2 win against CA Union Santa Fe on Nov. 22, 2009 … Tallied an assist in a 1-0 win against Club Atletico San Martin on Dec. 6, 2009 … Recorded his second assist in two consecutive appearances in a 2-1 win against Comision de Actividades Infantiles on Jan. 30, 2010 … Tallied his fifth assist of the season in a 1-0 win against CA Boca Unidos on Feb. 28, 2010 … Capped off the season with a goal and an assist in the last three games.
2008-09 (FC Chamois Niort): Made two appearances in the Coupe de France and Coupe de la Ligue … Coupe de France: Played 120 minutes in a 2-1 loss to US Boulogne in the Coupe de France on Jan. 3, 2009 … Coupe de la Ligue: Started and played 86 minutes in a 2-1 loss to US Creteil-Lusitanos in the Coupe De La Ligue on Sept. 3, 2008.
2007-08 (FC Chamois Niort): Scored two goals in 13 appearances with the club … Made his first team debut in a 3-1 loss against SC Amiens on Feb. 15, 2008, playing 12 minutes in a Ligue 2 match … Scored the equalizing goal as a substitute in a 1-1 draw against SCO Angers on Feb. 22, 2008 … Played his first 90 minute game in a 2-1 win against LB Chateauroux on Feb. 29, 2008 … Tallied his second goal of the season in a 2-0 win against AC Ajaccio on May 12, 2008 … Played 90 minutes in eight out of 13 season appearances.
International: Made a number of youth appearances for Argentina, including six appearances for their U-20 squad and eight appearances for the U-17 squad.