Player Details

Name

Matias Perez Garcia

Height

5' 5"

Weight

172 lbs

Date of Birth

10.13.1984 (37)

Birthplace

Tartagal, Argentina

Position

Midfielder
2021 MLS Regular Season
2021 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

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.